Chillies and Porridge: Writing Food

Chillies and porridge: it’s quite an unusual combination, and even more so an unique name. Mita Kapur, Founder and CEO of India’s leading literary consultancy Sihayi, is out with her recent book, terming it as a collection of stories, reminisces and essays by some of her favourite writers. She states that you get on board a food journey that takes you places and leaves you with a tinge that was amiss in your life so far.

Chillies and porridge is a compilation of 23 writings, by 23 authors and edited by Mita Kapur. What would happen if some of the best people from their various fields of expertise came together in on book sharing their mixture of experiences, stirring our minds with interest and adding a pinch of spice to their story, is given in this book. Chillies and porridge is a book based on something that undeniably binds us all together- food! These 23 authors share their most memorable experiences and this book doesn’t remain just a book about food. It becomes something that will stay with you for a long time ahead. This book is an amazing mix of the familiar and unfamiliar, and it’s a portrayal of the most vital ingredient of life.

Chillies and porridge is definitely going to be an interesting one- it being in a different style- and foodies all around are surely going to love it!

Book Details:

Author: Mita Kapur
Publisher: Harper Collins India Year of Publishing: 2015
ISBN-13: 9789351772842 ISBN-10: 9351772845
Binding: Paperback No. Of Pages: 296
MRP: Rs. 499 Buy From:


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