Travelxp HD: Quest for Grandmom's food

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | January 28, 2014
Travelxp HD will launch the food show on February 1, Saturday at 8.30 pm.

Claiming that grandmother's age-old recipes are in trend, travel channel Travelxp HD has announced the launch of a show, Quest, to celebrate the same. The show will be telecast on Saturdays at 8.30pm, starting February 1.



The channel says that with growing awareness, people have realised that traditional food had taste as well as the natural key to nutrition and health. The demand for traditional food is now outgrowing the demand for latest recipes. Audiences are now turning back to their roots.

With host Alex, herself a food enthusiast who won a National Award for her cooking skills, the show will not only uncover forgotten recipes from across the globe but will also dig out the story behind each dish and what makes it unique.

Quest's extravagant gastronomic journey will scoop out grandmother's old recipes from across geographies, like the Bulgarian Cheese Turnover Banitza, Russian/Ukrainian Stuffed Potato Dumplings Pampushki, Romanian Stuffed Polenta Balls Mamaliga, Serbian Cheese Spread Kajmak, Polish White Borscht Bialy Barszcz, Indian Gosht Bandwesh of Rewa, Croatian/Serbian Stuffed Cabbage Sarma, Czech Braised Cabbage Dusene
Zeli and Hungarian Tomato-Pepper Stew Lecso, amongst others.

The channel already has three food shows. Food Highway revolves around the authenticity and originality of the various food joints on highways in India and abroad. Hosted by foodie and critique Rohan, the show takes the viewers through various highways of the country and around the globe, starting with National Highway 4 (NH4) in India.

The other two food shows are Strictly Streets that has been shot in over 60 cities in 75 episodes till date and Foodicted, which features international food joints (both streets and restaurants), shot in 15 countries.

For the record, Travelxp was launched in 2011 as a high definition (HD) travel channel. It has about 400 hours of originally produced content.

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