Shirin Mehrotra

Shirin Mehrotra is an Indian food writer and researcher currently based in Delhi. She holds a master's degree in Anthropology of Food from SOAS University, London. She writes about urban foodscapes, food, culture and communities. Her work has been published in Whetstone Magazine, Roads & Kingdom, National Geographic Traveller, Conde Nast Traveller and others.

The Rooh Afza Renaissance

The ubiquitous, cooling drink known for its permanent spot on the iftar spread is also indelibly linked with the history of Partition.

Shirin Mehrotra

April 30, 2021

How Soya Nuggets Became a Household Ingredient in India

A strange twist of history made this plant-based protein a feature of Indian cuisine.

Shirin Mehrotra

March 02, 2021

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