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Author Moitrayee Bhaduri shares nuggets of 'foodie' wisdom.


Name - Moitrayee Bhaduri (Author, Screenwriter)
Instagram handle - @moits04

What is your favourite food memory from childhood? 
As a kid, my earliest food memory  is feasting on a delectable variety of ice-creams on a cold winter evening at Nirula’s, Delhi.  

What’s your favourite comfort food?
Steamed ghee-rice with boiled eggs, boiled potatoes, and green chillies.  

3 reasons why you consider yourself a Foodie?
1.     I like to experiment with cuisines
2.     My friends, family, and I are always discussing food. So how can I not relish the different flavours?
3.     Good food adds to my happiness quotient. Don’t most of us get that million dollar smile on our face once we relish some delectable food?

What’s the strangest dish you’ve ever tried?
It was some kind of a weird non-alcoholic drink that made me sick. Thank God, I don’t remember the details.

If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
I can eat bread-butter and/or dal-rice happily for the rest of my life.

Which is the most over-rated food cuisine?

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Your take on:
Keto diets – Somehow I never felt the need to try it. My friends have praised it a lot.
Intermittent fasting – Fasting of any form is excellent for health. Our body surely needs some rest.
Fusion food cuisine – Yummy!

Which superfoods have impressed you the most? 
Turmeric and Green Tea.

What are your favourites?
Indian street food – Phuchka (Pani Puri) and Egg rolls from Kolkata
Indian dessert – Firni
Hidden gem restaurant of your city (and why) – Ratnagiri restaurant in Goregaon East (Mumbai) for the heavenly Malwani food they dish out, especially the Surmai Rawa Fry.

How do you detox your body after an overdose of eating out? 
Drink warm lemon water