Ayurveda ProjectINDIAN CUISINE WITH SPANISH INGREDIENTS
A PROJECT BY CHEF MANJIT GILL AND VIRENDRA MITTAL
The proposal of this project is to establish the synergy between the Spanish and Indian cultures through its gastronomy Spain
Spain has offered the world the best chefs, who use the techniques and ingredients with delicacy and India has offered Ayurvedic science, the oldest known gastronomic principles.
The fusion of Spanish ingredients and Ayurvedic science will bring Spanish ingredients into the mainstream of Indian gastronomy.
The proposal of this project is to establish the synergy between the Spanish and Indian cultures through its gastronomy Spain. Through the preparation of recipes and elaborations with the main ingredients of the project and that we will disseminate through the publication of a book. And it will be established as the basis of a great source of transmission and consultation on social networks, media and website.
With the aim that the chosen products are integrated into the elaborations of the Indian Ayurvedic gastronomy.
Is a nodal body of culinary professionals in India and is an independent, apolitical, non-religious and voluntary organitation of culinary professionals.
CEO Virendra Mittal Indian Importation
Indian importer with experience in Spanish products and developer of new markets.
Commercial link India – Spain with practice in the strategy of introduction of companies and their products in Asian markets.
The book on Indian Cuisine with Spanish ingredients
The book on Indian Cuisine with Spanish ingredients will be directed to professional and amateur chefs around the world, food critics and bloggers and will be reference to the new age gastronomy world.
We propose the book to be in two languages, English and Spanish. Other languages will be added in the future.
We propose to use the following ingredients for the book.
Andalucía | Olive Oil – Aceite de Oliva
Andalucía | Extremadura | Olives – Aceitunas
Extremadura | Murcia | Smoked Paprika – Pimenton de la Vera
Levante | Castilla la Mancha | Saffron – Azafran
DR. CHEF MANJIT GILL
Former Corporate Chef ITC HOTELS
Indian Federation of Culinary Associations
With over four decades’ culinary experience behind him. Manjit Gill is a reputed professional in the Hospitality Industry held in highest regard by its top gastronomic echelons. ‘Constant innovation’ has remained Manjit’s mantra which has been the hallmark of his association with the prestigious National and International Hospitality and Culinary Industry.
Experimentation with unique ideas and a research on creation of culinary novelties based on our culinary roots as Vedic science has enabled him to open new horizons in the world of food & beverages.
In addition to being intensely creative, Manjit is a dynamic leader and a teacher. In his present position he continues to inspire his team and motivate large number of culinary students to perform at its best and realize his vision of popularizing Indian Cuisine in the global palate.
Manjit has been guide to author & co-author to many National and International journalists and authors to publish the work on Indian cuisine. Time to time does columns in the newspaper and other journals on different cuisine, Philosophy of Indian Cookery.
Authored Books titled:
Eating Wisely & Well published by Penguin India.
Indian Spa Cuisine published by Rolly Books.
Fire / Water / Earth / Air / Ether, Secrets of Indian Gastronomy compiled in 2012 on the celebrations of Golden Jubilee of Institute of Hotel Management, Pusa, India.
Advisor and Consultant – Food and Agro Technology
Grand Prix India
Government of Goa & Government of Madhya Pradesh
Being a passionate foodie, Virendra became a partner in a wine company in Priorat to understand food and wines from renowned enologists and Michelin star chefs. He travelled extensively in Spain and acquired an understanding of Spainish food and culture. In 2010, Virendra started his food business in India. His passion for Spanish food has led to a surge in the number of top Indian restaurants using Spanish ingredients. He introduced the smoked Paprika and a very high quality Olive Oil for HoReCa in India among other exotic Spanish products.
Virendra Mittal was tasked by the Government of Extremadura (a province in the western part of Spain) to launch a “Food and Wines of Spain”, project featuring ingredients from Extremadura.
He is now Cheif Advisor for Imperium Agrotech startup in India and also consultant for other state governments for agro and other projects.