Inside Vikas Khanna’s Museum Of Culinary Arts Displaying Kitchen Tools From Late 19th Century

by Shreya Ghosh
Inside Vikas Khanna’s Museum Of Culinary Arts Displaying Kitchen Tools From Late 19th Century

One of the most renowned chefs in the world, Chef Vikas Khanna is a powerhouse of talent. From being a restaurateur to a cookbook writer to a filmmaker, he dons a lot of hats. The chef has explored different professions and this time, he brings a gala museum showcasing collections from centuries back. You need to head straight to the Museum Of Culinary Arts to witness all the glory.

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The chef gave us some amazing sneak peeks from the grand collections inside the Museum of Culinary Arts in Manipal and we are amazed looking at all these pieces.

In this video shared by the chef, we can see many exquisite collections of kitchen tools. Displayed in the Museum of Culinary Arts, it is believed that these are from the late 19th century. “This is one of a kind 38-pieces of art”, shared the chef in the caption of the video. An entire kitchen is packed beautifully inside a brass container. He also added how these kitchen tools were owned by some palaces formerly.

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In fact, these tools helped during picnics or hunting trips back then. “The brilliance of Indian arts & mathematics”, Vikas Khanna added further.

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The chef added how the museum took about 15 years to come to action. It is surely a remarkable place to explore to get to know about centuries-old kitchen tools and know all about them. The showcasing of these collections took a long period but all the wait is worth it now. Chef shared with Curly Tales how making this Indian museum with more than 10,000 utensils is one of his biggest achievements.

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Chef Vikas Khanna shared about Manipal’s Museum of Culinary Arts and all its displays with Curly Tales Editor-In-Chief Kamiya Jani on an episode of Tere Gully Mein. From exploring Bandra East to gorging on loads of yummy delicacies, the MasterChef India judge had a great time. You can watch the entire episode here. To know more about the chef, watch this fun interview.

Cover Image Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons, Instagram/ Vikas Khanna