Episode 222: The Saffron Trail

Trained as a medical doctor, Nandita Iyer has blazed a trail in the last 15 years creating content about food in media as diverse as blogs, Instagram, YouTube and even good old-fashioned columns and books. She joins Amit Varma in episode 222 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss her journey in food, what we can learn from our grandparents and the fine art of dissecting cadavers.

Also check out:
1. Everyday Superfoods — Nandita Iyer.
2. The Everyday Healthy Vegetarian — Nandita Iyer.
3. Nandita Iyer’s websiteTwitterInstagramYouTube channel and Substack newsletter.
4. Memories and Things — Episode 195 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Aanchal Malhotra).
5. The Sharda Ugra Files — Episode 220 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Sharda Ugra).
6. Luis Buñuel on IMDB and Wikipedia.
7. The last scene of Hostel 2. (Trigger warning: extreme violence.)
8. The Case Against Sugar — Gary Taubes.
9. The Big Fat Surprise: why butter, meat, and cheese belong in a healthy diet — Nina Teicholz.
10. The Obesity Code — Jason Fung.
11. Nina Teicholz on The Joe Rogan Experience.
12. Gut: The Inside Story of Our Body’s Most Under-Rated Organ — Giulia Enders.
13. The Way We Eat Now — Bee Wilson.
14. Steve Jobs and his Black Turtleneck — Amit Varma.
15. Atomic Habits — James Clear.
16. Behave — Robert Sapolsky.
16. Nandita Iyer’s Covid Nutrition Tips on Twitter and Instagram.

This episode is sponsored by The Great Courses Plus. Check out their course, Biology and Human Behavior, taught by Robert Sapolsky. For free unlimited access for a month, click here.

Please subscribe to The India Uncut Newsletter. It’s free!

And hey, registration is now open for Amit’s online course, The Art of Clear Writing.