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The height of cooking!

DNMUM417721 | 7/8/2018 | Author : Pooja Salvi | WC :625

Pooja Salvi talks to one of the two chefs who negotiated the winds and climbs of the Himalayas to pull off a pop-up restaurant that has now earned the Guinness World Record of cooking a meal at the highest ever altitude of 5,585 metres

High atop a mountain, one imagines a view encapsulating the horizon and the land beyond. Monstrous winds sweep through the deep gorges in the valley cutting ruthlessly through your skin. The mountains are not a kind place for us humans as temperatures drop with every passing moment. At altitudes as high as this, survival and thriving is difficult, but not entirely impossible.
Chefs Soundararajan P, corporate executive chef at Mahindra Resorts and Holidays, and Sanjay Thakur, a chef at Etihad Airways, were keen on exploring this supposed impossibility. “The core idea had always been to set a world record,” Soundararajan tells us over the phone. “It is not an adventure one decides to undertake one fine day. It requires
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