MoT showcases Potential of Culinary Tourism through 'Awadh ki Sair: The Pride of Lucknow'
The webinar presented an amazingly diverse culinary heritage of Lucknow and was laced with the food trail with some stories from history, textiles, and other traditions of Lucknow.
THE UNION Tourism Ministry’s Webinar Series under the banner 'Dekho Apna Desh' recently showcases the potential of ‘Culinary Tourism’ with an episode titled 'Awadh ki Sair: The Pride of Lucknow. The webinar presented an amazingly diverse culinary heritage of Lucknow and was laced with the food trail with some stories from history, textiles, and other traditions of Lucknow.
Cuisine forms an important experience of the destination and today we have a different kind of tourist who is either travelling just to taste the unique gastronomic delights of the destination or where cuisine forms an important experience of the destination. India’s culinary traditions go back to ancient times and have had so many influences that have perfected the art of mixing and blending flavours.
The unique contribution of Indian cuisine to the world is how we have managed to bring together all the great flavours that are available to us naturally in the form of spices and at the same time retaining their individual aspects.
The webinar was presented by Prateek Hira, Pioneer of Heritage walks, Professor and Researcher and presently he is a visiting faculty at University of Wales, Chef Pankaj Bhadouria, winner of Indian Masterchef 2010 and Nawab Jafar Mir Abdullah
The webinar showcases from the popular simple breakfast options to the exquisite Dum style cooking, melting kababs and kormas, Biryani and sheermal, and the rich street food options.
Khasta Kachori with spicy Aloo ki Sabji plus Dahi and Jalebi, Nihari Kulcha, Tunday Kebab, Galoti Kebab, Kakori Kebabs, the famous Ulte Tawa ka Paratha, Chaat Items, Salan, Makhan Malai and LucknowiPann were some of the items presented in detailed to the participants along with a mention of the most sought after bun kabab, Christmas cake baked in the canteen of La Martiniere College Lucknow.
The Ministry of Tourism’s webinar series has been attracting an average of 3000 participants not only from India but also abroad. These episodes are now available on youtube and also on all social media handles of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.
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