Indian Cooks

  • Jyoti Basu's granddaughter turns author July 26, 2010

    New Delhi: He was West Bengal's chief minister for 23 years but he was no Bengali at heart when it came to his favourite food. Jyoti Basu was a European gourmet fan who loved "light pastas, salads, soups...", says his granddaughter Mallika Basu, the latest Indian cookbook author. "Dadu (grandpa) loved...
  • Indian cook keeps US going in Iraq June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: While the US Army holds fort in battleground Iraq, its hundreds of Indians who make sure the soldiers are all fuelled up to go. Indian cooks are in great demand in the battle zone and are smuggled there by local agents with impunity. Rasoolshah Nagoor Meeranpillai is one...