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Saffron rice

Recipes from our home in Delhi

Ever since we came to live in Delhi in early 2002, we have always lived in Nizamuddin, not far from the wall around one of the most beautiful parks in the world; the World Heritage Site of Humayun’s Tomb and its beautiful gardens. There is a special entrance to the tomb complex for residents of […]

Food Photography should make you Hungry

The way i see it, food photography should make you hungry. Anything else is simply not good enough! More than that, food photography is all about the food itself and not about styling. Think about it for a second and you’ll see how photographing food can suddenly become very simple. What I look at when […]

A drive through Munar tea plantations in Kerala

While on assignment in Kerala I got lucky to visit the beautiful hill station of Mumar and it’s wonderful tea plantations. I wasn’t there to photograph the tea plantations, and it is a shame as it is so beautiful, but one cannot simply drive through Munar and not take pictures. Four hour drive from Cochin, […]

Wine Country in South India

40 kilometers towards north of Bangalore in the state of Karnataka, lies a region that has only recently come to the attention of the rest of the world. Today, it has risen as a rich wine producing area which was once known as Tipu Sultan’s and later, the British summer retreat. Nandi Hills is a […]

Shooting an Italian recipe book in Delhi in one day

If you go into a book store in India looking for a recipe book, you will find many books about the Indian kitchen and a few imported ones on foreign cuisine. An Indian made Italian recipe book is something a little out of the ordinary. Italian Khana, Ritu Dalmia’s ‘desi Italian cook book with a […]

‘Fourchette et sac à dos – Inde’

Street food of Delhi – For those of you who didn’t see it on French TV5, dubbed in French of course. Produced by and hosted by Julie Andrieu, this film was originally aired on French TV5 in July 2007. Fourchette et sac a dos – Destination Inde from Sephi Bergerson on Vimeo.

Street Food 'FotoWala' in Old Delhi

I have been walking around old delhi with a couple of friends visiting from Hong Kong. we went out looking for some interesting painters and old style print shops for my friend’s project and of course sampled some street food. I was clicking some pics of a chhole kulch wala and blocking the traffic of […]


A hard cover, 192 pages coffee table album with 156 images, STREET FOOD OF INDIA is a stunning visual documentation of the mind-boggling array of roadside snacks available in even the remotest corner of the country. From masala chai to vada pao, from parathas to chhole-bhature, this book will take you on a journey that […]

Street Food of India – German Edition

After more than six years, out of which more than four years of shooting, practically almost since I first came to live in India, my book ‘Street Food of India’ is finally published. A hard cover, 192 pages coffee table album with 156 images, STREET FOOD OF INDIA is a stunning visual documentation of the […]