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Asma Khan of Darjeeling Express to Feature on Netflix Series Chef’s Table

by in Lifestyle on 9th October, 2018

Darjeeling Express founder, and Indian chef, Asma Khan is said to be the first chef from Britain that will be appearing on the Netflix show Chef’s Table. The 49-year-old will be doing us proud by starring in the 6th series of the world renowned successful show. The theme of series six is deemed to be that of ‘home.’

Asma said, “Netflix contacted me in April. I wasn’t wearing my glasses when I read the email, and I didn’t really believe it was real.”

Being one of the few women to be a part of this series is a massive feat for our London chef, as Netflix revealed that series five and six was about to emerge, where Eater first reported Khan’s participaition. In the show Khan cooks food from our, “country’s great royal kitchen in the north to Rajput dishes – typically non-veg and rich with game meat – and Bengali recipes originating in Calcutta.”

INews reported that many deemed the shows take on food was primarily westernised to be more palatable to western audiences. Inviting Khan on to the show proves a move in a positive direction when it comes to challenging the show’s initial narrative by bringing to the forefront diversity in the food industry. Which many critics will only enhance the show, “and a positive reflection of Britain’s diversity.” We looking forward to seeing all of the delights she creates!

Asma Khan, a Muslim immigrant to the UK, is going to be first British chef on Netflix’s Chef’s Table

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