25 June, 2021

Saransh Goila

The chef on his book India on a Platter and his love for food

Saransh Goila

Tell us about India on a Platter.

It is a travelogue—an account of my 100-day journey across India as a chef. It’s also a map and a guide for food lovers and cooks.

This book is adapted from your TV show Roti, Rasta aur India.

Yes. I couldn’t share many experiences on the show due to lack of space.

How did you chalk out your path across the country?

Like a roti, our course was round, a mix of places both familiar and missing on the food map.

How was the food experience?

Wonderfully shocking and diverse! I discovered over 200-250 unique regional cuisines. Who knew Surat was big on flavours?

Kalyan Karmakar, a leading food blogger, wrote: “Saransh Goila’s book India on a Platter is my kind of book”.

It is surprising to see how the book has been accepted.

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