New Yorker Samira discovers the origins of Indian cuisine. She finds exclusive and authentic places, convincing chefs to part with their secrets to give you a peek into India’s rich culinary heritage.
Samira is in New York, getting ready for an exciting trip back home to India, where she re-visits Indian cuisine with her New York culinary trained eye.
Indian’s dessert food may have taken a back seat to some of its popular main courses, but Samira finds out about the spectacular buffet of desserts on offer before making some in her own kitchen.
The world loves to BBQ and India has some of the oldest forms – Tandoori cooking. Samira takes a fresh approach to Tandoori cuisine and the grill that goes back thousands of years.
Samira loves to make curries, Indian, South East Asian and the Western stew, but she heads back to India where she learns how to make some of India’s finest curries.
In India a wedding may just hold the secret to the Essence of India - for this is where it all comes together - weddings are the most auspicious and celebrated events in family life.
In this episode we take a ride through some of the coastal states of India, we explore the creation of some spectacular seafood tapas, a special coastal dessert and some pink fizzy wine to end.
We seek out outstanding chefs who emphasize new techniques in Indian food preparation, to the point that it becomes difficult to know where the art ends and the food begins.
Sunday Brunch is a Western concept, one I’ve enjoyed very much in my twelve years in Manhattan, and the idea is rapidly making inroads into an even more rapidly developing young India.
In this episode, between learning how to cook healthy, wholesome meals, we learn the true meaning of yoga in the birthplace of the ancient practice.
In this episode, between elephant rides and a lovely lesson from musicians, we squeeze in a few incredible cuisines, and give you some truly authentic, delectable, mouth-watering recipes.