Calcutta on your Plate: History of Indian Cuisine with Nilosree Biswas

In the last episode of 2022, Isabelle Imbert welcomes Nilosree Biswas, Indian filmmaker and writer, author of Banaras: Of Gods, Humans and Stories and Alluring Kashmir: The Inner Spirit, as well as her latest book, Calcutta on your plate. Nilos grew up in Calcutta and has an intimate knowledge of its culinary cuisine, but through her book, she writes the history and tells the story of colonialism, communities, and particularly women. Through her knowledge and skills for storytelling, she paints the rich and complex cultural landscape of the city. This was a very enlightening conversation about an enlightening book.

Mentioned in the Episode and Further Links

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