Michelin-Starred Chef Atul Kochhar Wows Punekars With Culinary Delights (PHOTOS)

By: FPJ Web Desk | June 08, 2024

Two-time Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar graced Pune with his culinary expertise on Friday, hosting an exclusive session organised by Swiggy Dineout at Hotel Conrad

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Attendees had the privilege to sample some of Kochhar's finest creations, hailing from his renowned restaurants in London

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With Punjabi heritage, born in Bihar, and honing his skills in Chennai before relocating to the United Kingdom in 1994, Kochhar's dishes boast a rich fusion of flavours from across regions

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The culinary journey began with a tantalising array of appetisers, including kunafa pattice, deluxe tart, and beetroot cake

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Prawns doused in the exquisite moilee sauce followed suit, showcasing Kochhar's mastery

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A standout among his signature dishes was the tandoori chicken pie paired with spicy wild berry chutney, a harmonious blend of flavours

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A sweet interlude featured raspberry macaroons accompanied by yoghurt and mango bhapa doi, leaving taste buds enchanted

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For the main course, Kochhar presented spring roast lamb chops, lamb loin, and kheema samosa, elegantly adorned with a luscious roganjosh sauce

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The culinary experience culminated on a sweet note with a delectable pistachio, olive oil, and polenta cake adorned with a delicate chocolate mousse garnish

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To complement the feast, attendees savoured 12-year-old, 15-year-old, and 18-year-old Glenfiddich single malt whiskey

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Throughout the session, Kochhar shared insights into his culinary process and the inspiration behind each dish

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He fondly recounted his father's teachings on utilising local ingredients and seasonal produce, enriching his culinary repertoire with depth and authenticity

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