MUMBAI: FOODFOOD is all set to bring to its viewers cuisines from across the country. While every little corner of the country has a flavour of its own, the food and lifestyle channel is looking at entertaining its audience with a show that talks about different strokes of Indian regional cuisines and stories. The show ‘India Unlimited’ will be aired every Thursday at 2 pm and will be hosted by chef Shantanu.
The show aims at weaving the taste of the cuisine found in North to the colour of the food from South along with texture of the West and appearance of the East. ‘India Unlimited’ will see several stories that are weaved with the love for food.
‘India Unlimited’, according to the channel, is set to give viewers a sense of nestling in the heart of the Himalayas , while bringing the taste of the spices of Tamil Nadu , the flowing mustard fields from Punjab, the awesome treat from the ocean world – fish, from Bengal and both sugar and spice turning every vegetarian dish nice , from Gujarat .
The accurate time for adding spice, masala and the degree of cooking are the key factors that determine the quality of a dish. However, this art had been confined to the master chefs who have their proprieties spice mixtures etc. and are reluctant to share their recipes.
During the show, chef Shantanu will be seen sharing all his food secrets. He will also take the audience through the varied tastes of India, its traditions, its colour, texture and brings it all together in his kitchen. His cooking tips and tricks, food secrets, recipes are simple but will make one wonder how the complex layers of taste and flavours have come in to being.
“If we look at these recipes critically, we realise that each step has a particular purpose and there are many ways of making the same dish also. At the same time the touch of spices, is off course an art that needs to be understood and perfected as per change of taste. Cooking is not merely following a recipe, ‘It is an art as well as a science’,” said chef Shantanu.
The show will feature three recipes in one episode, with each episode being specific to a particular region of India. Chef Shantanu will imbibe the traditional look of each region, through both his attire and attitude and bring the unlimited joys it offers to the viewers.