NORTH INDIA & GOA CULINARY TOUR
October 20 - November 5, 2019
Chef-led cultural and culinary immersion in heartland of India
with Diwali, festival of lights
17 Days in-depth exploration
Join renowned Canadian chef and native Hindi speaker, Geeta Maini in teeming food markets, award-winning restaurants, palace kitchens, and local homes for a journey to the culinary heart of India. Along the way, you'll experience deep cultural immersion through the food of everyday India and delicacies savoured at Diwali.
Your safety and comfort are never compromised, but you will be taken off the beaten path in search of the quintessential India.
Are you ready?
What you can look forward to:
Gloves-off India with a small and intimate group
Widest range of experiences — royalty in palaces, local families to eye-opening slum visit
Markets where all food love starts
Colour, joy, celebration of Diwali
Timeless monuments, expertly guided to avoid tourist traps and crowds
Select boutique/heritage hotels for maximum pampering and local interaction
Talks by Geeta on food traditions of festivals
Cooking lessons, demos and hosted dinners/lunches
Optional: Tastes of royal Lucknow: market walks, demos, and visits with famed chikan embroiderers
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About your tour leader, Geeta Maini
Author of the indispensable "An Affair with Indian Food", Geeta Maini was born in Kenya of Indian parents. She was knee-high when she began absorbing her mother's cooking lore in an aromatic kitchen. She learned to cook along with her sister and brothers, often sharing in the lessons.In Canada as a busy young mother, Geeta became a superb hostess, a student of many ethnic cuisines and eventually a teacher offering lessons of her own.
Today she travels between Canada, Kenya and India, continuing to enhance her repertoire, explore, and infuse her recipes with the flavours and colours she loves.