ou want to document your family’s recipes, or help your church collect recipes from the congregation, or create a showcase for your own restaurant’s dishes, but you’re not sure how to begin. Cookbook author and writer Monica Bhide provides the ingredients for a good cookbook—and suggestions for starting to write one. She focuses on the main […]
This past weekend I was delighted and honored to be a speaker at the local conference for the lovely DC Les Dames – CELEBRATING FOOD! Women in Gastronomy Symposium. I was part of a panel lead by the uber-talented Amy Riolo. Our topic – inspirational women in the culinary arts. with Joan Nathan, Domenica Marchetti, Sheilah Kaufman, Amy […]
I would love to speak with your bookclub!
Calling all lovers of chocolate: join me and The Smithsonian Associates on 2/4 for a delicious evening of chocolate discussions and tastings with premier chocolatiers of the Washington area: @Artisan Confections, @Chouquette, @Potomac Chocolate Co., and @Co Co. Sala. #FoodiesatSI For more information click here. I will be moderating. Please join us!! Space is […]
My books – The Devil in Us (short stories) and A Life of Spice (food essays) are both on sale for $0.99 (for the ebooks) for the holidays! I hope you will help me spread the message!! Both books can be found on Amazon, iBooks, BN, Kobo and other outlets. Order now – $0.99 only – […]
I was so delighted and honored to be a keynote speaker for an event sponsored by Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC) – Mosaic: Celebrating Diversity Through Creative Writing contest. “FOLMC sponsor’s this contest in conjunction with the Montgomery County Public School System. Mosaic is for middle school students and is designed to get them thinking and writing about […]
I was so very honored to be one of the judges for the DC Embassy Chef Challenge. A dream come true for me! Sharing some photos of the terrific and very delicious event!!
Friends — On Dec 18th, I will be live on The Kojo Nnamdi Show discussing my book The Devil in Us and also talking about my fav reads of this year. I hope you will call in! We are scheduled to be on from 1:00 – 2:00 on WAMU. I am so very honored, and still a […]
I was delighted and honored to participate in Les Dames d’Escoffier DC Chapter’s first annual book signing event. What made this really special is that they were kind enough to let me sign copies of The Devil in Us! Also thrilled that my little book made this AMAZING Huffington Post List – Best Cookbook Gifts for the […]
On Dec 4th I conducted a special event at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. – I gave a lecture on how religions create food cultures in India. Here is a more formal description of the event, the food and, of course, some photos. I am pleased and humbled that the event sold out! India, one […]