City Food - Julia Child Makes Rumali Roti in Nizamuddin Basti

City Food – Julia Child Makes Rumali Roti in Nizamuddin Basti

The great chef’s life in Delhi. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Meet the Julia Child of Nizamuddin Basti, a congested village in central Delhi. A cheery 28-year-old, Child hails from the state of Uttar Pradesh and has been…

City Food - Julia Child Makes Badaam Pasanda in I.P. Extension

City Food – Julia Child Makes Badaam Pasanda in I.P. Extension

The great chef’s life in Delhi. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Meet the Julia Child of I.P. Extension, a neighbourhood in east Delhi. Ms Child organizes culinary festivals in a city’s 5-star hotel, but when she has a…

City Food – Julia Child Makes Moongphali Cheewra in Vasundhara

City Food – Julia Child Makes Moongphali Cheewra in Vasundhara

The great chef’s life in Delhi. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Meet the Julia Child of Vasundhara, a suburban neighbourhood beyond the borders of east Delhi. As a girl, Ms Child was a javelin throw star in her…

City Food – Julia Child Makes Aloo Salaan in Nizamuddin East

City Food – Julia Child Makes Aloo Salaan in Nizamuddin East

The great chef’s life in Delhi. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Meet the Julia Child of Nizamuddin East, an artsy neighbourhood of bungalows, ruins and gardens in central Delhi. The author of Sufism: The Heart of Islam, Ms…

City Food – Julia Child Makes Egg Curry in GB Road

The great chef’s life in Delhi. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Meet the Julia Child of GB Road, Delhi’s red light district. A sex worker, Ms Child lives on the rooftop of Kotha no. XX, an establishment that…

City Kitchen – Julia Child Makes Heartfelt Cookies in Jorbagh

The great chef’s life in Delhi. [Text and pictures by Mayank Austen Soofi] Meet Jorbagh’s Julia Child. Her living room has a handsome Shakespeare. Her guest room has an Alice Munro hardbound. Her library has two copies of a VS…