Cookbook author

Cookbook author Chandra padmanabhan interview

It was back in 1992, when I received a birthday gift that sparked my interest in South Indian cooking. It was Chandra Padmanabhan’s Dakshin, which went on to become a bestseller among cookbooks. I tried one recipe after another, and […]

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Chandri Bhat

The lanes of her life seem to have gently meandered towards culinary excellence. Almost as if she was destined to find her life’s calling and joy in food! This 60-year old food connoisseur, researcher and cookery expert needs no introduction… […]

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Beautiful Mom Leela - Daughter Sabita

Sabita Radhakrishna, the popular cookbook author from Chennai, pays a tribute to her mother, Mrs. Leela Chander,who was hosted on The Kamla Show to share her memories of Bangalore. Sabita is a food columnist and broadcaster and was associated for […]

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Traditional Kerala Meal

Reading Ammini’s “Grains, Greens and Grated Coconuts” has been so inspiring that on an impulse, I decided to cook an entire KERALA meal from her book. It was not easy deciding the menu, for I am not yet very familiar […]

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Pratibha Jain - Randi Lewin

As we celebrate our friendship with Cookbook author Randi Lewin and speak about tribute recipes, she turns nostalgic with memories of her elders. This post is our tribute to Randi and Randi’s tribute to her culinary legacy.   So what […]

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Pratibha, Tarlaji & Jigyasa

Tarlaji in the centre at the Felicitation of “Cooking at Home with Pedatha   In March 1991, I wrote a letter to Smt. Tarla Dalal. By then, I was convinced that if angels have to be granted existence, she was […]

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