Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna is a culinary maestro with worldwide recognition. The Michelin-star chef was showered with extensive praise for his campaign to provide meals to millions of migrant workers stranded during the pandemic. Chef Vikas Khanna never ceases to amaze us with his love for all things Indian, including the delicious food from his birthplace Amritsar. A recent tweet by chef proves how his upbringing has been truly Desi. Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna shared a short video clip of a box of the famous Danish butter cookies, and the caption he wrote will make you relate so much. Here's the post he shared:
In the video, we could see Chef unboxing a box full of butter cookies layer by layer. "Ohhhh. Wait a min. This box is for cookies??? I always thought that this was to keep Biji's (grandmother's) sewing kit," he exclaimed in the caption. The seven-second clip was viewed over 46k times and 2.5k likes and counting. Users laughed at the hilarious reference to the common Indian practice of keeping household items in cookie boxes once the cookies ran out. Several could relate to the video shared by Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna which went viral on Twitter.
Twitterati took to the thread to recall their own memories of the butter cookie box at their home. Many others also reminisced how they were initially surprised to see that the cookie box actually contained cookies, just like Chef Vikas Khanna. Take a look at some reactions:
Insight into a typical middle class Punjabi home ????— Rama Paul (@ramapaul2017) February 11, 2021
Haha..Isn't life a box full of surprises?A SQUARE box holds a ROUND pizza which is in turn TRIANGLES..????— Uma Mithun (@drum2109) February 11, 2021
Lol..! A tradition that continues for some of us???? (Coz it feels like home).
I got this box of cookies when I bought my first car - A VW Beetle. The car was totaled a long time ago (& I bought 2 more cars after that) but look what the box is used for???? (not good at sewing tho????) pic.twitter.com/Vlx2nih3wg— Darshan's Assertions⚡️ (@Sayanikudi) February 11, 2021
I grew up eating these cookies. Delicious!!! Especially the pretzel ones ????
My mom used to use these boxes for storing embroidery and knitting yarns and sewing kits too!!!— Dr.Serene (@SweetFairy08714) February 10, 2021
Following Biji!I have my sewing threads n needle . Using this for last 25 yrs! Luv Biji n desi remedy zindabad!— Sonia Jhaj (@jhaj_sonia) February 12, 2021
????????????????That's the story of every house that happens with the cookie box once the cookies r finished— Reshma Raju (@ReshmaR88436987) February 10, 2021
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