Mumbai: TLC has launched an unconventional food-based series – ‘Hungry for Home Cooked Food’ where host Kirthi Shetty will explore gastronomical wonders of India by visiting homes of brilliant home-chefs for a day, cooking and eating authentic regional food.
This first of its kind multi-part bite-sized series launched on TLC, TLC HD World, and digital channel Rise by TLC,is powered by leading brands such as India Gate, Amul, Swiggy and South Africa Tourism.
Speaking on the occasion, Vikram Tanna, VP, Head of Advertising Sales and Business Head of Regional Clusters, Discovery Communications India, said, “Our aim is to introduce a snackable food-based content series which engages with the audiences in an endearing way making it easier for the audiences to imbibe. The format, which explores India’s rich gastronomic heritage, also offers interesting opportunities to integrate our partners in a very organic way.”
In the first episode, KirthiShetty will kick start his adventurous and delightful journey with the home-chef Gitika Saikia’s house to taste delicious Assamese food; while in the second episode Ananya Banerjee will open her home to adventurous diners looking to sample the zesty Ethiopian cuisine. Viewers can look forward to Prabha Kini’s meals in the third episode which highlights the wide-ranging variety of foods from the Mangalore region and ensures to educate guests about the historical influences of the cuisine.
Venture partners mother-son Nafisa & Munafwill make sure that their guest will go gaga over their Bohri Cuisines in the fourth episode. While in the fifth episode Kirthi will land at chef Smita Deo’s house who will serve an interesting amalgamation of both Karwari and Kolhapuri cuisines.