New Tech Helps Keep Traditional Indian Cuisines Alive
There’s an app for that. Labor-intensive and unpopular among younger generations, some Indian cuisines are facing an uncertain future. But a host of aggregators, physical pop-ups and digital platforms are now connecting traditional home chefs to new audiences, helping preserve cuisines — a central identifying element for many communities — and keeping myriad flavors alive in an era of globalized markets. Customers get great food and a healthy serving of culture, and as the trend attracts new interest, chefs are hoping it’s sustainable.