Renowned economist Abhijit Banerjee had won a Nobel Prize for his work in the year 2019, doing the country proud at a global level. The Mumbai-born won the award along with his spouse – Esther Duflo – and economist Michael Kremer for developing an experimental approach to alleviating poverty. But did you know that Abhijit Banerjee is not just a prize-winning economist but an amazing chef too? A recent Twitter post featured pictures of some mouthwatering dishes cooked by him. The tweet indeed took fans and followers of the Nobel Laureate by surprise! Take a look at the post here:
Another sumptuous meal today cooked by #abhijitbanerjee for his cookbook: pork in sesame seeds, tomato and potato soup with walnut pesto, the best brussel sprouts you’ll ever have. #abhijitbanerjeecookbook@juggernautbooks . Cooking to save your life is out next week! pic.twitter.com/p1uNfpwS4X— Chiki Sarkar (@Chikisarkar) November 10, 2021
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Shared on Twitter by user @Chikisarkar, the post has received several likes and comments. In the pictures, we could see Abhijit Banerjee in action in the kitchen. He whipped up dishes, including pork in sesame seeds, tomato and potato soup with walnut pesto, and what Sarkar called “the best Brussel sprouts you’ll ever have”. Sarkar further revealed that Abhijit Banerjee has cooked this sumptuous meal for his upcoming cookbook. The name of the cookbook is ‘Cooking To Save Your Life’ and it will be released next week!
In another video shared on Twitter, we could see another lavish spread cooked by economist Abhijit Banerjee as part of the promotions for his book. Take a look:
Twitter users too reacted to the news of the Nobel Laureate’s cookbook. Take a look:
Wow looks delicious ????— Chandan Mitra (@Chandan31667092) November 11, 2021
it’s nice to See DAL-Bhat in table…Bangali’s never ignore this????????????????— Shawon sarkar (@MridulSarkar_11) November 10, 2021
and what a suave dressed chef!— Sunaina (@sunainajairath) November 10, 2021
We would definitely love to see more interesting dishes cooked by Abhijit Banerjee! What did you think of his cooking? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.
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