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Chef Vikas Khanna, who has distinguished himself in the food industry by taking Indian cuisines to the global fame, is well known by the world for the contributions he has made as an author, film maker and a humanitarian.



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National Geographic aired his show 'The life journey of Chef Vikas Khanna' which will leave the viewers spellbound. His film, 'Buried seeds', he portrayed his incredible life journey adding along with it the essence of Indian culture.

From a little kid with his feet misalignment to the Cultural Ambassador of India and one of the most influential Chefs in India, his journey will not cease to amaze you.

When the Chef shares his views about the way he looks at Indian cuisines, he said that Indian food is the one that gave him a voice. It is not just a regular meal that is prepared in the kitchens of households, but a collection of our nation's contribution to the world. It is considered as genius, scientific and master mind. The vague variety of Indian food represents the diverse cultures, soul reality and fabric as a country.

The master Chef considers himself to be very fortunate to represent the Indian food and culture. The food culture of our nation tells a whole story of what the land and its demography is made up of. For anybody who wants to explore our country, the first thing they can start it with, is by finding a restaurant in India and trying to order all the different cuisines. That is India.


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It is such a surprising fact how one single country has produced so many authentic flavours to the world. It is not just a Chef's version of it. It is more of a cultural version of things. He also told that the present and the next generations may find it challenging to master the Indian food.

For a hungry person who not only wishes to fulfil his tummy but also his heart, Indian food is the right place to go. The traditional food that has been passed from one generation to the next has evolved in its own way, but never took away the originality and essence of Indian cuisines. In the present, people may have seemed to been attracted to the western cuisines, but it has the ability to definitely hit us all with the fact that the Indian food has the 'magic' to sweep us off our feet with the taste and wellness.


Keywords: Indian cuisine, Vikas Khanna, Indian food, Diversity, Celebrity chef


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