Food

The Real Food Podcast

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If you have an adventurous palate, join Vikram Doctor every fortnight as he indulges in his appetite for the stories of food. Taste the origins, legends and practical magic of ingredients and recipes that range from the everyday to the extraordinary. Through ancestral kitchens, gourmet restaurants, exotic vegetable farms, modern agriculturists, heirloom aficionados... One of India’s most respected food writers has been there, eaten that and knows that there is no love more sincere than the love of food.

Episodes

#44: Is Chicken Just Non-Veg Paneer?
00:18:39
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:18:39
#44: Is Chicken Just Non-Veg Paneer?

#43: (Indian) Vegetarians vs. The World.
00:14:48
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:48
#43: (Indian) Vegetarians vs. The World.

#42: Pao-er to the People
00:16:17
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:16:17
#42: Pao-er to the People

#41: Gur - The Original Candy
00:14:33
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:33
#41: Gur - The Original Candy

#40: Cakes - From Birthday Parties to Political Parties
00:15:24
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:15:24
#40: Cakes - From Birthday Parties to Political Parties

#39: Fighting the War on Waste with Leftovers
00:14:11
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:11
#39: Fighting the War on Waste with Leftovers

#38: The Billion Packs a Month Biscuit
00:17:32
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:17:32
#38: The Billion Packs a Month Biscuit

#37: No #AccheDin for Gin?
00:15:38
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:15:38
#37: No #AccheDin for Gin?

#36: Stainless Steel Kitchens, Iron Clad Memories
00:17:26
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:17:26
#36: Stainless Steel Kitchens, Iron Clad Memories

#35: Monsoon Foods of Western India
00:17:11
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:17:11
#35: Monsoon Foods of Western India

#34: Great Coffee Made Easy
00:16:45
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:16:45
#34: Great Coffee Made Easy

#33: Chivda — From the Shahs to the Queen
00:13:08
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:13:08
#33: Chivda — From the Shahs to the Queen

#32: Pulse of the People
00:16:33
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:16:33
#32: Pulse of the People

#31: Feast of the East (Indians)
00:15:37
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:15:37
#31: Feast of the East (Indians)

#30: How Hill Stations gave India its Sweet Tooth
00:14:48
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:48
#30: How Hill Stations gave India its Sweet Tooth

#29: Papad - A circle that completes the square meal
00:15:36
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:15:36
#29: Papad - A circle that completes the square meal

#28: 'Lal, Neelu and Pilu': The story of Swadeshi Sodas
00:14:31
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:31
#28: 'Lal, Neelu and Pilu': The story of Swadeshi Sodas

#27: Who makes the best India Pale Ale? Not India.
00:13:43
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:13:43
#27: Who makes the best India Pale Ale? Not India.

#26: Earthy, Resilient and Nutritious: Ragi Is A Metaphor For The People It Nourishes.
00:12:29
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:12:29
#26: Earthy, Resilient and Nutritious: Ragi Is A Metaphor For The People It Nourishes.

#25 Indians love butter, dahi, ghee and paneer; but are we finally learning to say cheese?
00:13:47
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:13:47
#25 Indians love butter, dahi, ghee and paneer; but are we finally learning to say cheese?

#24: The Unforgiving Roti: Is It Either Perfect or Inedible?
00:14:16
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:16
#24: The Unforgiving Roti: Is It Either Perfect or Inedible?

#23 Family Cookbooks: Preserving Memory Through Taste
00:15:08
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:15:08
#23 Family Cookbooks: Preserving Memory Through Taste

#22 Nashik: The Land of Wine & Worship
00:13:20
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:13:20
#22 Nashik: The Land of Wine & Worship

#21 In the Hunt for India’s National Dish
00:15:45
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:15:45
#21 In the Hunt for India’s National Dish

#20 Open Sesame: The Tiny Seeds That Pack a Huge Punch
00:14:11
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:11
#20 Open Sesame: The Tiny Seeds That Pack a Huge Punch

#19 The Indian Spirit of Christmas
00:12:24
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:12:24
#19 The Indian Spirit of Christmas

#18 Undhiyu: The Indian Taste of Winter
00:16:20
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:16:20
#18 Undhiyu: The Indian Taste of Winter

#17 Has Coffee Replaced the Kaapi?
00:15:01
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:15:01
#17 Has Coffee Replaced the Kaapi?

#16 Special: Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik on Eating Habits in Ancient India
00:46:02
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:46:02
#16 Special: Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik on Eating Habits in Ancient India

#15 The Incredible Feasts of Incredible India
00:14:59
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:59
#15 The Incredible Feasts of Incredible India

#14 Fasting (Upvas) Food: Innovations from the Devout Kitchen
00:14:45
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:45
#14 Fasting (Upvas) Food: Innovations from the Devout Kitchen

#13 Organic Farming: Moving Forward by Going Back
00:15:01
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:15:01
#13 Organic Farming: Moving Forward by Going Back

#12 The Varied Flavours of Indian Honey
00:12:47
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:12:47
#12 The Varied Flavours of Indian Honey

#11 Idlis & Innovation: How Technology Helped This Regional Favourite go Mainstream
00:12:53
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:12:53
#11 Idlis & Innovation: How Technology Helped This Regional Favourite go Mainstream

#10 Preserving the Pickle
00:13:01
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:13:01
#10 Preserving the Pickle

#9 Chronicling the world’s finest tea
00:13:18
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:13:18
#9 Chronicling the world’s finest tea

#8 Is India falling out of love with Old Monk?
00:14:01
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:01
#8 Is India falling out of love with Old Monk?

#7 How the banana became an industrial product
00:13:21
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:13:21
#7 How the banana became an industrial product

#6 Indian Muslim food – much more than kebabs and biryani
00:11:23
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:11:23
#6 Indian Muslim food – much more than kebabs and biryani

#5 The beloved Bombay duck – a fish that no one loves
00:12:00
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:12:00
#5 The beloved Bombay duck – a fish that no one loves

#4 Eggs in Indian cooking: cheap, convenient and controversial
00:13:05
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:13:05
#4 Eggs in Indian cooking: cheap, convenient and controversial

#3 How Amul became the taste of India
00:11:34
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:11:34
#3 How Amul became the taste of India

#2 Our enduring love of Marie biscuits
00:11:06
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:11:06
#2 Our enduring love of Marie biscuits

#1 The legend of the Alphonso mango
00:14:23
2017-09-22 13:47:04 UTC 00:14:23
#1 The legend of the Alphonso mango

#44: Is Chicken Just Non-Veg Paneer?
00:18:39
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:18:39
#44: Is Chicken Just Non-Veg Paneer?

#43: (Indian) Vegetarians vs. The World.
00:14:48
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:48
#43: (Indian) Vegetarians vs. The World.

#42: Pao-er to the People
00:16:17
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:16:17
#42: Pao-er to the People

#41: Gur - The Original Candy
00:14:33
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:33
#41: Gur - The Original Candy

#40: Cakes - From Birthday Parties to Political Parties
00:15:24
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:15:24
#40: Cakes - From Birthday Parties to Political Parties

#39: Fighting the War on Waste with Leftovers
00:14:11
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:11
#39: Fighting the War on Waste with Leftovers

#38: The Billion Packs a Month Biscuit
00:17:32
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:17:32
#38: The Billion Packs a Month Biscuit

#37: No #AccheDin for Gin?
00:15:38
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:15:38
#37: No #AccheDin for Gin?

#36: Stainless Steel Kitchens, Iron Clad Memories
00:17:26
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:17:26
#36: Stainless Steel Kitchens, Iron Clad Memories

#35: Monsoon Foods of Western India
00:17:11
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:17:11
#35: Monsoon Foods of Western India

#34: Great Coffee Made Easy
00:16:45
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:16:45
#34: Great Coffee Made Easy

#33: Chivda — From the Shahs to the Queen
00:13:08
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:13:08
#33: Chivda — From the Shahs to the Queen

#32: Pulse of the People
00:16:33
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:16:33
#32: Pulse of the People

#31: Feast of the East (Indians)
00:15:37
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:15:37
#31: Feast of the East (Indians)

#30: How Hill Stations gave India its Sweet Tooth
00:14:48
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:48
#30: How Hill Stations gave India its Sweet Tooth

#29: Papad - A circle that completes the square meal
00:15:36
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:15:36
#29: Papad - A circle that completes the square meal

#28: 'Lal, Neelu and Pilu': The story of Swadeshi Sodas
00:14:31
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:31
#28: 'Lal, Neelu and Pilu': The story of Swadeshi Sodas

#27: Who makes the best India Pale Ale? Not India.
00:13:43
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:13:43
#27: Who makes the best India Pale Ale? Not India.

#26: Earthy, Resilient and Nutritious: Ragi Is A Metaphor For The People It Nourishes.
00:12:29
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:12:29
#26: Earthy, Resilient and Nutritious: Ragi Is A Metaphor For The People It Nourishes.

#25 Indians love butter, dahi, ghee and paneer; but are we finally learning to say cheese?
00:13:47
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:13:47
#25 Indians love butter, dahi, ghee and paneer; but are we finally learning to say cheese?

#24: The Unforgiving Roti: Is It Either Perfect or Inedible?
00:14:16
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:16
#24: The Unforgiving Roti: Is It Either Perfect or Inedible?

#23 Family Cookbooks: Preserving Memory Through Taste
00:15:08
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:15:08
#23 Family Cookbooks: Preserving Memory Through Taste

#22 Nashik: The Land of Wine & Worship
00:13:20
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:13:20
#22 Nashik: The Land of Wine & Worship

#21 In the Hunt for India’s National Dish
00:15:45
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:15:45
#21 In the Hunt for India’s National Dish

#20 Open Sesame: The Tiny Seeds That Pack a Huge Punch
00:14:11
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:11
#20 Open Sesame: The Tiny Seeds That Pack a Huge Punch

#19 The Indian Spirit of Christmas
00:12:24
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:12:24
#19 The Indian Spirit of Christmas

#18 Undhiyu: The Indian Taste of Winter
00:16:20
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:16:20
#18 Undhiyu: The Indian Taste of Winter

#17 Has Coffee Replaced the Kaapi?
00:15:01
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:15:01
#17 Has Coffee Replaced the Kaapi?

#16 Special: Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik on Eating Habits in Ancient India
00:46:02
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:46:02
#16 Special: Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik on Eating Habits in Ancient India

#15 The Incredible Feasts of Incredible India
00:14:59
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:59
#15 The Incredible Feasts of Incredible India

#14 Fasting (Upvas) Food: Innovations from the Devout Kitchen
00:14:45
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:45
#14 Fasting (Upvas) Food: Innovations from the Devout Kitchen

#13 Organic Farming: Moving Forward by Going Back
00:15:01
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:15:01
#13 Organic Farming: Moving Forward by Going Back

#12 The Varied Flavours of Indian Honey
00:12:47
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:12:47
#12 The Varied Flavours of Indian Honey

#11 Idlis & Innovation: How Technology Helped This Regional Favourite go Mainstream
00:12:53
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:12:53
#11 Idlis & Innovation: How Technology Helped This Regional Favourite go Mainstream

#10 Preserving the Pickle
00:13:01
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:13:01
#10 Preserving the Pickle

#9 Chronicling the world’s finest tea
00:13:18
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:13:18
#9 Chronicling the world’s finest tea

#8 Is India falling out of love with Old Monk?
00:14:01
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:01
#8 Is India falling out of love with Old Monk?

#7 How the banana became an industrial product
00:13:21
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:13:21
#7 How the banana became an industrial product

#6 Indian Muslim food – much more than kebabs and biryani
00:11:23
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:11:23
#6 Indian Muslim food – much more than kebabs and biryani

#5 The beloved Bombay duck – a fish that no one loves
00:12:00
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:12:00
#5 The beloved Bombay duck – a fish that no one loves

#4 Eggs in Indian cooking: cheap, convenient and controversial
00:13:05
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:13:05
#4 Eggs in Indian cooking: cheap, convenient and controversial

#3 How Amul became the taste of India
00:11:34
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:11:34
#3 How Amul became the taste of India

#2 Our enduring love of Marie biscuits
00:11:06
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:11:06
#2 Our enduring love of Marie biscuits

#1 The legend of the Alphonso mango
00:14:23
2017-09-22 23:35:15 UTC 00:14:23
#1 The legend of the Alphonso mango

#44: Is Chicken Just Non-Veg Paneer?
00:18:39
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:18:39
#44: Is Chicken Just Non-Veg Paneer?

#43: (Indian) Vegetarians vs. The World.
00:14:48
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:48
#43: (Indian) Vegetarians vs. The World.

#42: Pao-er to the People
00:16:17
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:16:17
#42: Pao-er to the People

#41: Gur - The Original Candy
00:14:33
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:33
#41: Gur - The Original Candy

#40: Cakes - From Birthday Parties to Political Parties
00:15:24
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:15:24
#40: Cakes - From Birthday Parties to Political Parties

#39: Fighting the War on Waste with Leftovers
00:14:11
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:11
#39: Fighting the War on Waste with Leftovers

#38: The Billion Packs a Month Biscuit
00:17:32
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:17:32
#38: The Billion Packs a Month Biscuit

#37: No #AccheDin for Gin?
00:15:38
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:15:38
#37: No #AccheDin for Gin?

#36: Stainless Steel Kitchens, Iron Clad Memories
00:17:26
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:17:26
#36: Stainless Steel Kitchens, Iron Clad Memories

#35: Monsoon Foods of Western India
00:17:11
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:17:11
#35: Monsoon Foods of Western India

#34: Great Coffee Made Easy
00:16:45
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:16:45
#34: Great Coffee Made Easy

#33: Chivda — From the Shahs to the Queen
00:13:08
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:13:08
#33: Chivda — From the Shahs to the Queen

#32: Pulse of the People
00:16:33
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:16:33
#32: Pulse of the People

#31: Feast of the East (Indians)
00:15:37
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:15:37
#31: Feast of the East (Indians)

#30: How Hill Stations gave India its Sweet Tooth
00:14:48
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:48
#30: How Hill Stations gave India its Sweet Tooth

#29: Papad - A circle that completes the square meal
00:15:36
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:15:36
#29: Papad - A circle that completes the square meal

#28: 'Lal, Neelu and Pilu': The story of Swadeshi Sodas
00:14:31
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:31
#28: 'Lal, Neelu and Pilu': The story of Swadeshi Sodas

#27: Who makes the best India Pale Ale? Not India.
00:13:43
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:13:43
#27: Who makes the best India Pale Ale? Not India.

#26: Earthy, Resilient and Nutritious: Ragi Is A Metaphor For The People It Nourishes.
00:12:29
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:12:29
#26: Earthy, Resilient and Nutritious: Ragi Is A Metaphor For The People It Nourishes.

#25 Indians love butter, dahi, ghee and paneer; but are we finally learning to say cheese?
00:13:47
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:13:47
#25 Indians love butter, dahi, ghee and paneer; but are we finally learning to say cheese?

#24: The Unforgiving Roti: Is It Either Perfect or Inedible?
00:14:16
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:16
#24: The Unforgiving Roti: Is It Either Perfect or Inedible?

#23 Family Cookbooks: Preserving Memory Through Taste
00:15:08
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:15:08
#23 Family Cookbooks: Preserving Memory Through Taste

#22 Nashik: The Land of Wine & Worship
00:13:20
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:13:20
#22 Nashik: The Land of Wine & Worship

#21 In the Hunt for India’s National Dish
00:15:45
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:15:45
#21 In the Hunt for India’s National Dish

#20 Open Sesame: The Tiny Seeds That Pack a Huge Punch
00:14:11
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:11
#20 Open Sesame: The Tiny Seeds That Pack a Huge Punch

#19 The Indian Spirit of Christmas
00:12:24
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:12:24
#19 The Indian Spirit of Christmas

#18 Undhiyu: The Indian Taste of Winter
00:16:20
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:16:20
#18 Undhiyu: The Indian Taste of Winter

#17 Has Coffee Replaced the Kaapi?
00:15:01
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:15:01
#17 Has Coffee Replaced the Kaapi?

#16 Special: Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik on Eating Habits in Ancient India
00:46:02
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:46:02
#16 Special: Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik on Eating Habits in Ancient India

#15 The Incredible Feasts of Incredible India
00:14:59
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:59
#15 The Incredible Feasts of Incredible India

#14 Fasting (Upvas) Food: Innovations from the Devout Kitchen
00:14:45
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:45
#14 Fasting (Upvas) Food: Innovations from the Devout Kitchen

#13 Organic Farming: Moving Forward by Going Back
00:15:01
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:15:01
#13 Organic Farming: Moving Forward by Going Back

#12 The Varied Flavours of Indian Honey
00:12:47
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:12:47
#12 The Varied Flavours of Indian Honey

#11 Idlis & Innovation: How Technology Helped This Regional Favourite go Mainstream
00:12:53
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:12:53
#11 Idlis & Innovation: How Technology Helped This Regional Favourite go Mainstream

#10 Preserving the Pickle
00:13:01
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:13:01
#10 Preserving the Pickle

#9 Chronicling the world’s finest tea
00:13:18
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:13:18
#9 Chronicling the world’s finest tea

#8 Is India falling out of love with Old Monk?
00:14:01
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:01
#8 Is India falling out of love with Old Monk?

#7 How the banana became an industrial product
00:13:21
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:13:21
#7 How the banana became an industrial product

#6 Indian Muslim food – much more than kebabs and biryani
00:11:23
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:11:23
#6 Indian Muslim food – much more than kebabs and biryani

#5 The beloved Bombay duck – a fish that no one loves
00:12:00
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:12:00
#5 The beloved Bombay duck – a fish that no one loves

#4 Eggs in Indian cooking: cheap, convenient and controversial
00:13:05
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:13:05
#4 Eggs in Indian cooking: cheap, convenient and controversial

#3 How Amul became the taste of India
00:11:34
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:11:34
#3 How Amul became the taste of India

#2 Our enduring love of Marie biscuits
00:11:06
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:11:06
#2 Our enduring love of Marie biscuits

#1 The legend of the Alphonso mango
00:14:23
2017-10-07 16:10:53 UTC 00:14:23
#1 The legend of the Alphonso mango