The Changing Popular Culture of Indian Food: Preliminary Notes

  title={The Changing Popular Culture of Indian Food: Preliminary Notes},
  author={A. Nandy},
  journal={South Asia Research},
  pages={19 - 9}
  • A. Nandy
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • South Asia Research
  • Culinary changes and modes of public dining are undergoing rapid changes in India and have begun to reflect some of the new strands in the culture of Indian politics. A national cuisine may not have emerged but some pan-Indian trends are visible. Even a rudimentary fast food culture is crystallising out of familiar regional preparations. Simultaneously, new concepts of what kind of food can be served on formal occasions and of cuisines that can or cannot provide effective restaurant fare are… CONTINUE READING
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