National Museum hosts ‘Historical Gastronomica – The Indus Dining Experience’ exhibition

The National Museum in New Delhi is hosting a unique exhibition on India’s ancient food history called “Historical Gastronomica – The Indus Dining Experience till the 25th of this month that goes back to over 5000 years ago.

The event is curated jointly by the National Museum and One Station Million Stories (OSMS) – is based on archaeological research, museum artifacts and their characteristics.

The exhibition demonstrates the evolution of food habits, food processing techniques and related architecture of the Harappans. Recreation of food of the Indus-Saraswati Civilization by National Award-winning Chef Sabyasachi Gorai is one of the main attractions of this exhibition which is first of its kind in the country. The exhibition will last till Tuesday.

Talking exclusively to AIR News,  Additional Director General of National Museum, Subrata Nath, said, the event gives every visitor a rare opportunity to delve into a pre-historic culinary era. 

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