The launch of Cooking at Home with Pedatha – our vegetarian cookbook on traditional Andhra recipes – was covered by Bangalore Times in an article titled “Anything for good food.” The joy of home-cooked Andhra cuisine was the point of discussion that evening. To view some good pics of the event, click HERE.
HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE:
There is no better reason than food for people to meet. And when its spicy Andhra cuisine that’s the topic of discussion, rest assured the city’s foodies will be there to join in or even learn a thing or two.
When Late president V.V.Giri’s oldest daughter, Subhadra Rau Parigi invited a select crowd last week, she talked about the joy of home-cooked Andhra cuisine. Parigi was accompanied by her nieces, Jigyasa and Pratibha, who knew a thing or two about food as well! Joining in was Akumal Ramachander, who also spoke about how family recipes need to be passed from generation to generation.
Listening intently were Manjusha and hubby Vikram, the natty Prof. Ashish Khokar, sporting his trademark ponytail with wife Elizabeth, Anita Nair and Ishrath Chowdhary…and Madhu Nataraj…
(As featured in Bangalore Times, Jan 18, 2006)