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Ananya Banerjee's book on 100 recipes unveiled in Kolkata

Ananya Banerjee's book on 100 recipes unveiled in Kolkata

India Blooms News Service | | 23 Jun 2015, 09:27 pm
Kolkata, June 23 (IBNS) Leading bookstore Starmark, in association with Popular Prakashan, on Monday hosted the launch of Ananya Banerjee's latest book 'Planet Gastronomy: 100 Most Popular Global Recipes' at its outlet in Kolkata's Quest Mall.

West Bengal Consumer Affairs Minister Sadhan Pandey, Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee , KMC chairperson Mala Ray, food writers Rita Bhimani, Kishore Bhimani and actress June Maliah were present at the event.

Speaking on her book, Banerjee said: "For me traveling is equivalent to finding a new food and whenever I travel to a new destination, I try to taste the local cuisine of that place. Then, I recreate it in my home. So, I wanted to compile different recipes at one place and give a guidebook to people."

The Mayor said: "I feel that selecting 100 recipes is quite tough when we have so many varieties of dishes served across the globe. Ananya Banerjee has indeed done a fantastic job in selecting 100 out of them."

Pandey said he hopes to see the book being appreciated by readers.

The book is priced at Rs. 595.

(Reporting by Supriyo Hazra)