My dear friends and readers: This is my final offering of my immensely successful online workshop: Introduction to Food Writing. I have taught this workshop for close to seven years and have met such incredible writers on that journey. Many of my students have gone on to sell books and also write food stories for […]
I was so honored to be one of the judges for this year’s DC Embassy Chef Challenge 2016. The superb chef from Barbados won our heart and our votes. It was a dual honor to be the only home chef on the judging panel. The judges included DC greats like Chef Ris Lacoste and Chef […]
Pictures from my recent workshop at the Smithsonian.
Get Monica’s free Indian Expresss recipe eBook when you sign up for email updates. Thanks for visiting! **** 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 […]
Get Monica’s free Indian Expresss recipe eBook when you sign up for email updates. Thanks for visiting! **** 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. […]
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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!!