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Karen Anand has been described as the "Martha Stewart of India"
and something of a “food guru for India's middle classes",
influencing the way people eat and perceive good food. In
addition to writing extensively on the subject of food and wine for
5 years, she has also set up a factory producing gourmet food
products under her own brand, run a successful chain of food
stores, had a niche catering business, anchored top rated TV
shows, started a Gourmet Academy and now consults for
multinationals and international hotel and restaurant chains
entering the Indian market.
A prolific writer, she has co-authored the bestseller, Penguin's Food Lover’s Guide to
India and Nepal, wrote the introduction to The Food of India by a leading Singaporean
publisher. She followed this with Lean Cuisine Curries and International Cooking, based
on her TV show, The Good Food Guide on Star Plus. She has also brought out a CD ROM,
Creative Cooking for the City Couple for Times Multimedia. Simple Cooking for Smart
Men has been a bestseller since it was published in 2005. It is based on her TV series,
Cook Na Kaho (Don't call me a Cook). She has recently completed a 12-book series
entitled, Simple Cooking… which was nominated for the World Gourmand Awards in
Paris. She also authors the yearly Times Food Guide, Pune, for the Times Group. In the
pipeline currently are a contemporary version of Lean Cuisine Curries and a collection
of her food columns from The Independent newspaper in the 90s. She is also working on
a small format TV food show.
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In October 2006, Karen was awarded the prestigious Food & Spirit Award (Trophée de
l'Esprit Alimentaire) for Culture from the French Government. The award was created to
honour international figures who in their own professional field, help to promote
French food culture.
Karen Anand lives in Pune with her husband, Yadu Sankalia, and two sons.
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