ISBN 9788174369833,Amritsar - Flavours Of The Golden City

Amritsar - Flavours Of The Golden City


Vikas Khanna


Roli Books



Roli Books

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9788174369833

ISBN-10 817436983X


Number of Pages 232 Pages
Language (English)

Cookery / Food Drink

In his most deeply personal book, chef Vikas Khanna takes you on a culinary and cultural journey through his hometown, Amritsar. From its early days as Ramdaspur to the war of 1971. From his mother's preferred pulao recipe to the gardens of the Ranjit Singh museum. From the famous Maqbool road kulchas to his Biji's favourite hand-churned ice cream recipe. This book is a definitive guide to the city as Khanna knows it.

More than just a cookbook, Khanna shares the history and culture of his hometown peppered with anecdotes from his childhood. He examines Punjabi cuisine in its historical, cultural and spiritual context. For foodies, Khanna provides the definitive guide of the best street-food eateries. This book, featuring stunning visuals, is a must-have for gourmands and non-gourmands travelling to Amritsar.

About the Author

Vikas Khanna is a three times Michelin starred celebrity chef, restaurateur, filmmaker, humanitarian, judge of the popular master chef India television series as well as the host of twist of taste on FOX traveler. He has authored 15 books, having won the Benjamin Franklin award for flavors first and a James Beard nomination 2013 for his book, return to rivers. Chef Vikas Khanna has made significant impact on the lives of thousands of people advocating the cause of visual disability awareness, world hunger and education for children through his foundation SAKIV (South Asian Kids Infinite Vision). Holy Kitchens, the award winning documentary series, explores the foundation of all faiths through sharing of food.