Dishes and digs3 min read 14 Nov 2015, 12:21 AM IST
Archaeologist and chef extraordinaire Kurush Dalal on why we should be biting again into the food of our ancestors
Son of archaeologist and Parsi cookery legend Katy Dalal, Kurush Dalal, 46, uniquely marries his inherited passions—digging for remains of the past in the present and dissecting the evolution of modern foods—all the while running a thriving culinary business. Recently in Mumbai he delivered a brilliant lecture, “Reconstructing Ancient Food Habits—An Archaeological Perspective". As rare-themed as it was engaging, it essentially asked why we eat what we eat, and how these choices come to be made down the centuries.
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