Manzilat Fatima, chef and Awadh heritage food expert. Photo: Manzilat Fatima
Manzilat Fatima, chef and Awadh heritage food expert. Photo: Manzilat Fatima
India

The Indian chef trying to be the face of ‘Kolkata’s Muslim Food’, by reviving Awadhi’s heritage cuisine

  • Manzilat Fatima is trying to create awareness about popular Muslim food from Uttar Pradesh that is now a part of the culinary heritage of Kolkata
  • The chef’s advocacy comes amid increasing Hindu nationalist propaganda that paints Muslims as demonic carnivores whose meat appetite is insatiable

Manzilat Fatima, chef and Awadh heritage food expert. Photo: Manzilat Fatima
Manzilat Fatima, chef and Awadh heritage food expert. Photo: Manzilat Fatima
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