Chef Gaggan Anand
HKYantoYan.com: Born in Kolkata to Punjabi parents, what was home food like?
Gaggan Anand: The very mix of Punjabi food and how home food is cooked by mom.
HKYY: It’s said that food in Punjab and Delhi is the best because Punjabi’s cook from the heart. Does the Punjabi gene play a part in your food?
GA: Yes it does. But it applies to any form of cooking. It all tastes better when you cook with your heart.
HKYY: What are some of the Indian dishes you crave from time to time?
GA: Dal Chawal and Choley.
HKYY: When you were working at Taj Group, what made you move to Bangkok?
GA: Destiny! I was just following my destiny.
HKYY: You have a tendency to move out of your comfort zone. When do you decide that it’s time to move forward as a chef and a businessman?
GA: One has to keep progressing and doing something new to keep making yourself better and better. And i think now its time to reboot myself and give myself another new challenge.
HKYY: Would you ever like to go back to India and perhaps work with budding chefs and F&B entrepreneurs?
GA: I keep travelling to India and I keep doing the pop up events. Opening a place there is not in the picture right now.
Chef Gaggan Anand Working Passionately
Source: The Hindu
HKYY: Do you have any favourite Indian city for food?
HKYY: Delhi food or Mumbai food?
GA: Delhi has its own specialities and so does Mumbai. Kebabs from Delhi, Vada Pav and Pao Bhaji from Mumbai and Puchka from Kolkata.
HKYY: Your favourite Hindi movie / actor?
GA: 3 Idiots / Amir khan
HKYY: Your favorite band?
GA: Foo Fighters, Pink Floyd
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