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Malang 2.0

𝗠𝗔𝗟𝗔𝗡𝗚 𝘃2.0

बहुत कुछ सिखाती है ज़िन्दगी सफर के अंजाने में,

जो किताबों में दर्ज नहीं वो सबक मिलते हैं ज़माने में||

A question I get asked often is – why do I love travelling so much?

Is it the lure of new places? Food I haven’t eaten before? Indulging the travel bug & shutter bug in me?

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The first stage of travel..and one of the best in my opinion, was as kids, when we’d look forward to the journey as much as the destination. The second was either necessity or instinct driven..when I travelled for sustenance or for the adrenaline rush, or both..

The third stage is when the real traveller & food sufi took over.

Street food was not new to me. Back from the US, when I got the op to travel around looking for food stories, I jumped at it.. The Great Indian Rasoi, till date remains one of my landmark & favourite shows.

The more I travelled thereon, be it within the country or overseas, for Ranveer On The Road or other television shows, I realised there was far more to food than I had experimented with in my kitchens. Apart from the geographical & cultural influences, for me, it was the person cooking it that added character to the dish.

खाना बनाने के लिए सामग्री के साथ साथ नीयत भी बहुत ज़रूरी है!

And neeyat & barkat are what I experienced at their best in the Himalayan hearts. The higher you go, the larger the heart. For the people living at that altitude, everyday is a new challenge, sometimes nature-induced & sometimes human induced. But that doesn’t change their simplicity – be it in their food or nature.

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I’m no stranger to the bends & twists of the Himalayan roads. I took the ‘high road’ 10 years ago, travelling up to Ladakh, Spiti & Kibber. I called it a Trip to Nowhere!! Revisiting those alleys this year, this time it was a Trip Towards Myself.

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From ‘I can conquer heights’ to ‘Your height humbles me’ …it’s certainly been a long journey. Like Sir Edmund Hilary said – “It’s not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves..”

Comments

  1. i love to watch u sir,,ur realistic talks on life is very genuine,positivity u spreading is motivation for many,thank you🙂🍏🍎

  2. U r too rocking sir.. I always watch ur episodes.. and what u share all information and kny about recipe’s origin, history, geography, it’s too influencing ever..

  3. I am Umesh I always watching your food recipes and everytime I learn new thing you are telling history about food it is very nice way to explain .

  4. Wonderful 👍 thanx aot for every positivity n motivation.👍💕great chef n great humen being 💕👍❤️👌🙏💯

  5. Wonderful 👍 thanx a lot for every positivity n motivation.👍💕great chef n great humen being 💕👍❤️👌🙏💯

  6. I fell in love with cooking after watching your food videos. Now I hate baahar ka khaana and even on the days when I feel too tired to drag myself to kitchen, I still do that and cook up something to eat.
    Now I know, food makes me happy, but, cooking heals me from inside.
    Thank you RB for letting me discover my true passion, cannot praise you enough, you rock🙌.
    P.S: No one can beat your sense of humor 😄😄😁😁

  7. Sir, I love to see your magical recipes & trying to makeing in my home, today I am allso happy to see you that, you love trekking also. Now I am happy my intuition is true….keep going we are alltime behind you…

  8. chef ranveer, chef Vikas, chef vineet when I see. you in Masterchef and from that time I want to come in masterchef when I am if 18 I come surely.
    Thank you
    love you sir

  9. I really like the way you talk on your all show,its natural language no script i mean and when you writing it looks like as we are actually listening to you while reading it in article above.
    I like this a lot.

  10. खाना बनाने के लिए सामग्री के साथ साथ नीयत भी बहुत ज़रूरी है!. Very well said Sir.

    बे मन से खाना नहीं बनाया जा सकता है

  11. Lovely write-up and thoughts. So well worded. The best line – I loved and I always believe – Khaana banane ke liye samagri ke saath saath neeyat bhi bohot jaroori hai..👍 God bless you always ! Take care and stay safe..🌈

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