This month CNN’s ‘Talk Asia’ gets insight into the mind of Chef Gaggan Anand, whose eponymous restaurant in Bangkok has been named Asia's best two years in a row. As a top global dining destination, Anand has established his reputation by cooking what he describes as “progressive Indian cuisine”. Mixing molecular gastronomy with his love of comfort food, the Kolkata native aims to take his customers on a journey back to the memories of his childhood.

Anand speaks to CNN’s Saima Mohsin about his art and how he got into molecular gastronomy. During the one-on-one interview, the Indian chef also opens up about his distaste for the pretentious, his role as a new father, and his plans for the future.

Airtimes (Hong Kong/ Beijing/ Taipei/ Singapore/ Kuala Lumpur/ Manila):
Thursday June 2 at 1630 HKT
Friday June 3 at 1130 HKT
Saturday June 4 at 1000, 1230 and 2330 HKT
Saturday June 11 at 1930 HKT
Sunday June 12 at 1230 HKT

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