Essence Of India

February 2019

Season 1 Episode 6 - My Big Fat Indian Wedding!

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In India, a wedding may just hold the secret to the Essence of India - for this is where it all comes together - the family, the traditions, the food, the culture, the festivities and the love and whichever strata of society one belongs to, weddings are the most auspicious and celebrated events in family life.

Season 1 Episode 5 - Coastal

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India has a spectacular coastal cuisine. With over 4600 miles of Coastline, and eight regional states bordering its vast shores, India’s coastal waters are home to some of the most incredible varieties of fish, any other scenario would be nonsensical.

Season 1 Episode 4 - The Sweet Life

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Indian food is becoming a staple in most big cities around the world. But its desserts have taken a back seat to some of its popular main courses. Samira finds out about the spectacular buffet of desserts India has to offer before making some in her own kitchen. Telling her viewers, the history of Indian sweets starting wi...

Season 1 Episode 3 - Tandoori Party

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The world loves to BBQ and India has some of the oldest forms - Tandoori cooking. Samira takes a fresh approach to Tandoori cuisine and the grill that goes back thousands of years.

Season 1 Episode 2 - The Curry Trail

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The whole world loves a good curry, and living in New York, Samira loves to make curries, Indian, South East Asian and the Western stew, but she heads back to India where she learns how to make some of India’s finest curries.

Season 1 Episode 1 - Street Foods Of India

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New York’s signature street food is the hot dog. In India, street food is a highly developed cuisine all on its own, going back hundreds of years. Samira has her own take on the shammi kabab and turns them into mini burgers in her kitchen, before traipsing all over New Delhi in her Essence of India auto rickshaw devouring ...