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Culinary Trails from the first planned city of India

Cooking is a craft, I like to think, and a good cook is a craftsman — not an artist. There’s nothing wrong with that: the great cathedrals of Europe were built by craftsmen — though not designed by them. Practicing your craft in expert fashion is noble, honorable and satisfying.         ~Anthony Bourdain Rajasthan is a vibrant cocktail of heritage and culture. Soaring temperature tales and aridity results in paucity of vegetations here. This is what gave birth to the much-celebrated cuisine of Rajasthan. Jaipur, the capital… Read More

From the coriander bowl of India

Often referred as stone city or coriander city, Ramganj Mandi is a city in Kota district of Rajasthan. It is Asia’s largest market for coriander trading where 6500 tons of coriander seeds have been noted to arrive on a single day during the season. The spice giant, MDH buys the coriander seeds from the same place.  This aromatic herb is cultivated on more than 2 lac hectare land and harvests more than 2 lac metric tonne of herb that equals to 90% of coriander cultivated in the state. Being one… Read More