Inspired by his mother's kitchen, in Modern Indian Rishi covers the traditional Indian dishes his mother used to cook in his hometown of Kolhapur, India, combined with his modern twist on Indian cooking.
This book showcases his love of food an a unique exploration of Indian recipes with modern cooking and a contemporary style of food. All the recipes are traditionally from different regions of India and they do not all require exotic produce or ingredients. Includes over 80 recipes.
About the Author
Rishi Desai inherited his love of food from his mother growing up in a small city of Kolhapur, India where his family still lives today. He decided to go against the grain and pursued engineering until his love of food took over.
Although his mother runs a successful food business in his hometown, his passion started from his mum's kitchen in India and inspired him to take cooking into his life.
He appeared on Masterchef and since then his profile has increased, with a tour in 2013 to India. He will return to India in 2014 to present his cooking style and his new cookbook.
Rishi has studied in the United States of America and has travelled the world with his passion for food. He loves experimenting with all ingredients from Mexican to South Asian but his love of Indian cooking continues to take him home.