Onsdagar Naan Curry with Sadaf and Archit

Ep. 27: Kerala Chronicles Ft. Manu Pillai

av Naan Curry with Sadaf and Archit | Publicerades 4/28/2021

In this episode, one of the 2Gs, the Gourmands & Geeks, Archit visits God's own country- Kerala and is joined by author and historian- Manu Pillai.They discuss:>How did Manu become a history writer?>The unique palate of Kerala compared to the other 4 states of South India.>The love story of Kerala & coconut.>The role of caste in Kerala's eating habits.>How Mopilla Muslim, Syrian Christian, and Hindu food thrives together in Kerala.>How Ayurveda is thriving in Kerala.>The food habits of the royal Travancore family.>Toddy Shop drinking culture and the issue of alcoholism in the state.>Why beef is consumed by people of all religions in the state.This episode certainly inspired us to take a trip to the backwaters in the future! Hope it does the same for you!Important links to geek out more:>Manu Pillai's books:Ivory Throne: Chronicles of the House of Travancore(http://bit.ly/ivorythrone)REBEL SULTANS: The Deccan from Khilji to Shivaji(http://bit.ly/rebelsultans)The Courtesan, the Mahatma, and the Italian Brahmin: Tales from Indian History(https://amzn.to/2Pq5FDd)Article: (https://manuspillai.com/the-maharani-who-loved-pacha-sambar/)>His podcasts with Amit Verma:(https://seenunseen.in/episodes/2019/7/1/episode-127-our-colorful-past/)(https://seenunseen.in/episodes/2018/12/10/episode-98-the-deccan-before-shivaji/)(https://seenunseen.in/episodes/2018/11/19/episode-95-the-indianness-of-indian-food/)(https://seenunseen.in/episodes/2020/1/20/episode-156-kerala-and-the-ivory-throne/)>Manu Pillai's website:(https://manuspillai.com/)>You can follow him on Instagram @waatcoconuthttps://www.instagram.com/waatcoconut/>On Twitter: @UnamPillaihttps://twitter.com/UnamPillaiYou can follow Sadaf Hussain & Archit Puri on their Instagram handle:@sadaf_hussain @thehustlinggluttonYou can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

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In the Naan-Curry Podcast, we explore the rich heritage of food in India one dish at a time.The conversation, seasoned with enjoyable anecdotes, will give you a historical perspective on the evolution of food in the country and dive deep into the economics that shaped its consumption.Sadaf is an author, chef and MasterChef India Finalist and Archit is a researcher, consultant and writes on behavioral sciences and economics.Tune in to new episodes every Wednesday, starting from 28 October.