Seema lives the lifestyles many of us aspire to – traveling to locations, tasting the first-rate of cuisines and letting the world recognize approximately our tryst with food. While the foodie in us can also entire-heartedly savor something that tempts our taste-buds and we may also tour several kilometers just to savor some crispy cheese samosas, it’s no baby’s play to describe the melted cheese wrapped within the fried batter, and convince masses around you to visit the identical vicinity and try those very equal dish.
And that is precisely what Seema Gurnani, who runs the meals and tour weblog ‘Panda Reviewz’ has been correctly doing for the beyond three years!
Meals and travel enthusiast, Seema commenced her food weblog referred to as Panda Reviewz in 2016. A local of Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, Seema started out reviewing food from around the town at a time whilst Swiggy and Zomato had nevertheless no longer set their eyes on Vijayawada’s culinary map. Now 24, Seema has just lower back from Malaysia after attending a tour program organized with the aid of the Malaysian tourism department. All way to Panda Reviewz which has turned the young female into a worldwide food blogger.
“My mom became a cooking instructor. She used to behavior cooking instructions for humans at home and assist in organize culinary activities. And unnecessary to mention, we had been her subjects for meals experiments before every occasion! Though I in no way aspired to be a food blogger, traveling to exclusive locations and trying new cuisines simply became a part of my lifestyle,” Seema tells TNM.
Seema, an avid vacationer, quickly realized that following her passion was greater important than being stuck in a job in Hyderabad that didn’t give her enough holidays to tour around.
“I changed into additionally tired each time recommending new places to my buddies over the telephone, suggesting that they try the idli over punugulu on every occasion someone made an experience to Vijayawada. That’s after I determined to give up my process and have become a full-time blogger. My first weblog become at the hen biryani at Pista House restaurant in Vijayawada,” Seema recounts. But this changed into one of few instances that Seema wrote about non-vegetarian meals.
“I changed into a vegetarian soon after I began my blog. And this came with its personal united states and downs. More than half the population in Vijayawada loves non-vegetarian meals and on every occasion, I visited an eating place, that they had insisted that I attempt their mutton biryani or the chook kebabs. But very soon, my blog became an opportunity to the many vegetarians who visited the town and had been eager to find out what culinary options had been available other than just paneer,” Seema laughs.
If one is to ask Seema to list a number of the lip-smacking vegetarian delicacies in Vijayawada, she will be able to inform you limitless places that provide you with the first-class idlis, punugulus and Andhra snacks within the town.
“Contrary to perceptions, vegetarian food isn’t uninteresting and paneer isn’t the only opportunity for the bird. From yummy dishes manufactured from soya to Mirchi bajjis and slurpy summer season drinks, Andhra delicacies have a whole lot of sorts in terms of vegetarian meals,” Seema adds.