Documenting culinary traditions ~ Interview in Inbox 1305

February 7, 2011

An article about our work at Pritya is featured in Inbox 1305 Magazine, Feb 2011, Issue 7. Interview by Shivani Arora. Photographer – Rohit. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW: If you don’t take a short cut, you’ll go a long way, say Jigyasa Giri & Pratibha Jain, founders of the publishing house Pritya. [...]

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♥ Indian Cooking Challenge – A Contest by Srivalli ♥

February 1, 2011

Although many of us have the desire to learn authentic recipes from the elders in our families, more often than not, the desire remains just that and we do not put the thought into action. This inspired Srivalli Jetti, Chennai’s popular food blogger, to start a monthly event aptly titled the Indian Cooking Challenge on [...]

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Simply Gujarati explores the culinary prowess of Jigyasa Giri

September 14, 2007

  “A Chennai-based Gujarati passionate about Gujarati delicacies and traditional recipes of Andhra Pradesh” – This is the way Jigyasa Giri is introduced in an article in Simply Gujarati. HERE IS THE TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE Her kitchen is redolent with a profusion of tastes and fragrances – there’s a handvo in the baking oven, [...]

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Bangalore Times interviews Pedatha, Protagonist of our Vegetarian Cookbook

April 11, 2007

Traditional recipes bring Indian cuisine on to the global map. Here is an interview about the awards won by ‘Cooking at Home with Pedatha’, a vegetarian cookbook on South Indian recipes in an article titled ‘I have taste in my hands’. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW: It’s no mean feat to get your [...]

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Femina interviews Gourmand Winners of Indian Cookbook

February 21, 2007

Team spirit & Team support are the secret to success, we tell Interviewer Neeti who is enamoured by the famous words of Pedatha: “You’ve made me a model without walking the ramp.” HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW: Jigyasa Giri and Pratibha Jain’s cookery book has won an international award. Neeti Jaychander met them. [...]

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Pedatha answers 10 questions on Andhra food for Outlook

February 13, 2006

The Outlook Magazine interviewed 83-year-old Pedatha (Mrs. Subhadra Krishna Rao Parigi) after she became the protagonist of the Andhra vegetarian cookbook which won several international awards. Anand asks her some questions which she answers in her usual friendly cheerful style, “I learnt my basic cooking in 1930s and 40s from my mother and great grandmother…Guthi [...]

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Cooking Up a Jackpot – Cookery Book Launch – Economic Times

January 18, 2006

‘Cooking up a Jackpot’ – says Rinku Gupta about our vegetarian cookbook on family recipes in an interview by Economic Times Madras Plus. We discuss with her our joint venture into writing & publishing our first cookery book ‘Cooking at Home with Pedatha’. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE: She’s a Kathak dancer, choreographer [...]

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