The Inaugural "Food For Thought Fest" by The SAAG showcased the Rich Culinary Diversity Of SAARC Nations to Delhi

The Inaugural “Foodstuff For Assumed Fest” by The South Asian Association for Gastronomy (SAAG) Features the Wealthy Culinary Diversity Of SAARC Nations to Delhi


Occasion: Inaugural Foodstuff For Assumed Fest by The South Asian Association for Gastronomy

Atmosphere: Cerebral,Celebratory, Delectable, Festive & Stylish

Venue: India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Attendee Profile: Superstars, Politicians, Media, Culinary Specialists & Cooks, Foodstuff Bloggers, Sports Personalities,SAAG Crew, Foodstuff Aficionados and View Leaders from SAARC Nations


The 2-day inaugural Foodstuff For Assumed Fest had personalities sharing views on culinary as effectively as regional matters. Energetic members included, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, M.P, famous creator & opinion chief Mohammad Azharuddin, former Indian cricketer & politician Bishen Singh Bedi, spin legend of Indian cricket Nikhil Chopra, former cricketer Sudhir Mishra, countrywide award successful movie director Gaurav Gogoi, M.P from Assam Chef Abhijit Saha of the famed Caperberry, Fava and SAHA dining places Gautam Anand, seasoned hotelier from ITC hotels and passionate foodie Chef Manjit Gill, Corporate Chef of ITC hotels Kishore Singh, famous journalist, creator and publisher, Delhi Artwork Gallery Ruchira Hoon Philip, renowned foodie and journalist Neha Prasad, famous creator of cook e book Chef Aditya Bal of Spice Craft Chef Asma Claimed Khan, Meeta Mishra, Editor, Magna Publications Advert Singh, socialite Nawab Kazim Ali Khan of Rampur Shivkaran Singh, Karen Anand, Vinita Dawra Nangia, Suresh Hinduja, among other opinion leaders, famous scholars, journalists, authors and food items lovers, besides, the hosts Maneesh Baheti and wife Sonali Baheti, along with Advaita Kala, Founders of South Asian Association for Gastronomy. Going to dignitaries from other SAARC nations included, Ramika Ahmad (Afghanistan) Rubina Farouq Nahid Osman Alpana Habib Ashiqur Rahman (Bangladesh) Bharat Basnet (Nepal) Kesang Choedon (Bhutan) and Saman Nayananda (Sri Lanka).


Throughout the 2-day inaugural food festival held on Oct 17 & 18 at India Habitat Centre, cooks from SAARC nations showcased their specialties, even though members from numerous fields had been given themes on cultural and political troubles to explore even though relishing the novel delicacies. The Pageant was divided into “Assumed Fest” and “Foodstuff Fest”. During the 2 times of competition, classes and workshops on numerous interesting topics around regular gastronomy and its ongoing evolution had been carried out from 10.30 am – 5.30 pm, whereby members had the option to have interaction in present-day troubles with the most progressive-minded panellists, studying from the best cooks in the location, exploring interesting topics relevant to food items and outside of. All this even though they dealt with their flavor buds to the most splendid flavours that the subcontinent has to provide. The “South Asia Culinary Showcase” introduced cookery workshops and demonstrations carried out by invited cooks who showcased the superior factors of their culinary traditions.


According to Maneesh Baheti, Founder of SAAG, “The thought was to boost regional unity as a result of the culinary variety in South Asia. The Foodstuff For Assumed Fest will be an once-a-year occasion in India bringing together the most interesting troubles, experts and food items from the SAARC nations of South Asia. We have learnt a lot in the course of the inaugural Food Fest and we hope to excel further in this endeavour up coming year. The Foodstuff for Assumed Pageant was conceived as a convergence of men and women for the trade of thoughts and dialogues around gastronomy, in the course of action enabling an atmosphere of South Asian commonality as a result of culinary and cultural variety.”


Moreover, renowned dining places from the participating nations also established up their pop-up stores in the course of the two-day fest. These included, Kasturi Back garden, Dhaka – reliable Bangladesh delicacies Heritage Cafe, Dhaka – modern Bangladeshi food items Folks Heritage Museum Cafe, Thimpu – a combine of regular and modern Bhutanese delicacies Bhojan Griha, Kathmandu – reliable Newari and Rana cuisines of Nepal Serena Lodge, Kabul, – the famed strong delicacies of Afghanistan Taj Samudra – Sri Lanka – reliable Sri Lankan cuisines. Looking at the ongoing Navratras, these dining places also had special vegetarian dishes along with their regular fare.


Delhi Artwork Gallery also introduced The However-Existence Job at Foodstuff For Assumed Fest the place the visitors much too painted enthusiastically on the wall. The venture was supposed to attract interest to this type of painting by encouraging the viewers to paint related compositions that could develop into the major nevertheless-existence do the job.


The fruits of the 1stFoodstuff For Assumed Fest took place with a special are living general performance of Javed Bashir, Pakistani’s famous Ghazal singer on Oct 18, 2015. Routes2Roots, a non-profit, non commercial business that promotes Cultural Diplomacy across the environment, hosted Javed Bashir’s are living general performance, ‘Building Bridges of Peace’ at IHC. Javed has lent his voice to hit Bollywood songs, ‘Mera Yaar’ and Tera Naam Japti Phiran’. Routes2Roots have hosted cultural situations in much more than twelve nations and 30 cities and was the Cultural Husband or wife of the 2-day occasion.


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