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Zaika: Food, Creativity and Lockdown | 16th October, 7:00 PM

Romy Gill and Rahul Gomes Pereira in conversation with Vir Sanghvi

Food holds a primal place in our emotions and identity, and spices and local flavours are an integral part of identity and culture. Indian British chef and restaurateur Romy Gill of BBC One's 'Ready Steady Cook' is the author of Zaika: Vegan Recipes from India. Rahul Gomes Pereira is the Executive Chef of the award-winning regional Indian restaurant Jamun. Fondly known as Chef Picu, he is known for his well-researched recipes, skilled technique and intelligent applications of local ingredients. In conversation with Celebrated television anchor and India’s leading food writer Vir Sanghvi, they speak of food and creativity, their favourite lockdown recipes, and the nature of the Chef’s Craft.


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Romy Gill

Romy Gill

Romy Gill: Romy is a British/Indian chef, food writer, author and broadcaster. She was the owner and head chef at Romy’s Kitchen. In 2016 she was appointed an MBE in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours list. Romy is now one of the chefs on the new series of Ready Steady Cook on BBC One and has previously appeared on Sunday Brunch, BBC The One show, BBC Country life, BBC Celebrity MasterChef, The Hairy Bikers’ Comfort Food, James Martin’s Saturday Morning and much more. Romy is also a regular on BBC Radio 4’s Food Programme. She is the author of ZAIKA – Vegan recipes from India, and regularly contributes to national and international publications, including The New York Times. Romy was invited to speak at the Mad Symposium in 2018 and recently was invited to cook at the prestigious James Beard Foundation in New York. 


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Rahul Gomes Pereira

Rahul Gomes Pereira

Zaika: Food, Creativity and Lockdown | 16th October, 7:00 PM

Rahul Gomes Pereira: Acclaimed Indian chef, Rahul Gomes Pereira or Chef Picu, will provide the perfect gastronomical ‘digital’ experience in Indian fine dining and delight viewers with his insight into the variety of Indian cuisine. Jamun is an eclectic food destination on Delhi’s culinary mapthat embraces India’s vast range of rustic, authentic flavours with a range of recipes from Kashmir to the Deccan.


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