Australian-Indian celebrity chef Rishi Desai’s Spice Odyssey

Melbourne: MasterChef Travel offers an exciting range of culinary holidays, focusing on the world’s most inspiring cuisines. The latest round of tours begins in late 2015, accompanied by some of your favourite MasterChef Australia contestants.

Australian-Indian celebrity chef Rishi Desai will host the India: A Spice Odyssey* tour from 9 October 2015. On this 9 day authentic tour departing from Delhi, guests will be delighted with Rishi’s local knowledge and will explore all aspects of India; from local food markets to the stunning Taj Mahal.

Rishi said, “My passion is to bring modern Indian food into the homes of Australians, with my twist on old favourites – curry will never be the same again! I know food is at the heart of many lives and families and I hope you can come with me as we travel through India experiencing the true sights, sounds and tastes of my homeland. This trip will enhance your love of all things Indian. I’m sure you will enjoy this amazing experience.”

Highlights of the India tour include: Agra, home of the awe-inspiring Taj Mahal; Jaipur to discover the local markets and enjoy a traditional Rajasthan meal; Mumbai to see the exciting spice markets where you can barter with the locals; Enjoy cooking demonstrations with Rishi by your side and Tour of Old & New Delhi; See traditional Indian street food being prepared and learn the secrets. (TIW)