Chef Karen Martin’s Anglo-Indian marvels at Four Seasons Bengaluru

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Flavour takes on a whole new dimension at Four Seasons Bengaluru’s signature restaurant, CUR8, as Chef Karen Martin, culinary genius and the visionary Founder of House of Anglo in Bengaluru, meticulously crafts a gastronomic journey that celebrates the rich tapestry of Anglo-Indian heritage on the 18th and 19 th of April 2024. Chef Karen is a distinguished cookbook author, and her written works serve as a testament to her deep-rooted understanding, appreciation, and expertise in Anglo-Indian culinary traditions.

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 Anglo-Indian cuisine traces its origins to the colonial era, where the fusion of British and Indian culinary traditions gave birth to a unique gastronomic identity. With influences from both cultures intermingling in colonial kitchens, this timeless culinary treasure emerged as a delightful amalgamation of spices, techniques, and ingredients; and continues to enchant and inspire food enthusiasts around the world.

 Chef Karen Martin’s unwavering dedication to preserving the authenticity of Anglo-Indian cuisine while infusing it with a contemporary twist has won her many accolades. Honoured with the prestigious Karmaveer Chakra in 2021 by iCongo in partnership with the United Nations, the award recognized Karen’s compelling story of resilience in the face of challenges. With an illustrious career spanning across various realms of gastronomy and a philosophy that extends beyond mere preservation, Chef Karen embraces innovation as a means of keeping these traditions alive and relevant in the modern culinary landscape.

 Seamlessly translating her love for the kitchen into sharing these vibrant flavours, Chef Karen’s signature dishes are set to reign supreme at CUR8 at Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru. Guests can expect the comforting warmth of classics like Tiger Prawn Mulligatawny soup to the inventive twists of Anglo-Indian Pork chops and Pot Roast Chicken.

 “At Four Seasons we always look for ways to delight our guests. This collaboration with Chef Karen Martin is a celebration of a distinctive cuisine as rich in its history as it is flavourful,” says Savio Fernandes, Director of Food and Beverage at Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru. Resonating with Four Seasons commitment to authenticity and sourcing the finest ingredients, Chef Karen embraces innovation by experimenting with flavours, textures, and presentation; and simultaneously believes in preserving traditional cooking methods and staying true to the spirit of every dish she creates.