If you have an adventurous palate, join Vikram Doctor every fortnight as he indulges in his appetite for the stories of food. Taste the origins, legends and practical magic of ingredients and recipes that range from the everyday to the extraordinary.
Through ancestral kitchens, gourmet restaurants, exotic vegetable farms, modern agriculturists, heirloom aficionados… One of India’s most respected food writers has been there, eaten that and knows that there is no love more sincere than the love of food.
Every family has recipes unique to their homes and often, with the passage of time, these recipes are lost. Some realise that documenting these recipes can create a rich inheritance. Vikram Doctor looks at the charming trend of family cookbooks and reminds us that they have a vital role to play in not just preserving ways of cooking, but also tradition, culture and memory.
Music: Josh Woodward
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