There are some great food documentaries available to watch on YouTube. One we’d like to highlight is this brilliant series on the Roux family and the impact they had and continue to have on the British dining scene and beyond.
Their legacy at Le Gavroche lives on through Michel Roux Jr, son of Albert, while Michel Sr’s The Waterside Inn in Bray, now overseen by his son Alain Roux, has maintained its three Michelin star status for 25 years. They also founded the Roux Scholarship, as way to give young chefs a leg up into the industry.
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.