A Journey Through India – Past and Present – Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra’s Pop-Up in Bangkok

4 Hands Chef Collaboration – Chef Saurabh Udinia x Chef Jutamas “Som” Theantae at Karmakamet Conveyance 

On the 5th and 6th of March 2020 at Karmakamet Conveyance, Chef Saurabh Udiniaof Masala Library by Jiggs Kalraand Chef Jutamas “Som” TheantaeofKarmakamet Conveyancewill spice-up Bangkok’s culinary scene with an Indian-Asian inspired collaborative menu. 

The 10 courses menu will represent the cuisine of Masala Library, which culinary journeys spans across the Indian region, in harmony with Chef Som’s dishes which reflect personal memoirs of time spent studying art and discovering her passion for cooking in India. 

The menu by Masala Library will feature some of the following dishes; ‘BANGLA|ORIYA|MARATHA’: jhal moorie cookie, Dahi bada, farmer’s staple; ‘KHONOMO’: naga pork, stewed bamboo and mizo beans; or ‘LUCKNOW’: caviar malai prawns, pink peppercorn; ‘SURAT’: wok-tossed mussels & squid, Gujarati paankhi; ‘KONGU NAADU’: thankkali thokku snapper, tempered idiyappam; or ‘SANGUEM’: braised lamb chops, maple & kokum glaze. 

The menu by Karmakamet Conveyance will feature some of the following dishes; ‘SILVEPURA’: boiled banana, string beans, grated fresh coconut, South Indian herbs, coconut yoghurt; ‘KALIMPONG’: smoked black cod and Kalimpong cheese mousse, Thai black rice crisp; ‘VARKALA’: emotional seascape – coconut jelly, coconut & fish; ‘SHILLONG’; bamboo steamed chicken, blood rice; ‘JAIPUR’: jalebi caviar, saffron aire; ‘CHOWRINGHEE LANE’: trio of petit fairy cupcakes; and together will be two original collaborative dishes by the chefs. 

About Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra: 

The culinary offerings at Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra, endeavour to offer its patrons a never-before-undertaken gastronomic voyage, capturing the grandeur of centuries-old traditions and the long-lost essence of one of the oldest known gastronomic traditions in the world, combining it with modern-day cooking techniques, whilst retaining the traditional preparation for each dish on offer.

The Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra experience is showcased through its unique spread represented by dishes from the key provinces of the country. Each region, represented in the vast menu, is prepared & presented by Chefs with extensive experience and expertise in the cuisine from the same. The main focus of Masala Library by Jiggs Kalra is to revive the traditional recipes from across India with an emphasis on tracing the lineage of the Kebab and serving the greatest Curries of India. – “We serve memories, not just food” ~ Jiggs Kalra 

About Karmakamet Conveyance: 

Chef Jutamas “Som” Theantae’s artistic and unconventional approach to the world of cooking has led to a unique style of cuisine which is intricately woven with the taste that inspires a thought-provocative dining experience.  Chef Som’s approach is without definitive borders but could be described as old fashioned Asian fare, to which she aptly applies French-trained techniques. Chef Som welcomes diners to approach the tasting journey with an open mind and without preconceived notions. The tasting menu is an exploration designed to stimulate introspective wonders and memories, stories which unfold as diners are transported to another time or place. Taste, aside from all other senses, is the integral key to unlocking the mysteries of Karmakamet Conveyance Cuisine. 

“Allow things to happen the way they are” Karmakamet Cuisine presents diverse and eclectic flavours without restrictions of culinary formats or references. Every dish, without imposing personal imprint, is constructed from fragments of memories of various cultures and moments. We firmly believe in sharing our passion and love for food with people from every culture and backgrounds, who will then share their experiences of Karmakamet Cuisine to those around them.

Dates: Thursday 5th & Friday 6th March 2020 

Cost: 10 courses menu 3,500 THB ++ / person Champagne Pairing 3,500 THB ++ / person 

Booking times: 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 8:30pm and 9:00pm 

Direct Booking link:https://guestbooking.seatris.ai/karmakametconveyance

Contact: For further information Tel: +66 2-004-3997 

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