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 […]
Photographs from the Food Bloggers Connect Conference in London.
Friends – I am so delighted to let you know that I have been invited to speak at the first Mid-Atlantic Food Writers Symposium. The organizers, including Patrick Evans Hylton, have invited some terrific speakers to share their knowledge of of the food world. I hope you will come and attend. I look forward to seeing […]
I was so delighted to be a part of the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival this year. I am grateful to be invited and honored that so many kids come to participate and spend time with me. A life changing experience! I would love to share that experience with you in pictures: Customize your own […]