Who am I ?
I am VAISHALI PAREKH, a resident of Kolkata, India. I hold a bachelor’s
degree in Nutrition and I just love to cook. My
love for cooking is so
Great that I keep on thinking and innovating.
My specialty is nutritious Indian Delicacies which are
not high in
calories and easy to cook. Even an absolute
novice can give my recipes a
So many people started appreciating my cooking skills that I remain
flooded with requests for advice. Things came to such a head that it
became impossible for me to help everybody, so hard pressed I was for
Then my husband, who is my biggest admirer, suggested that I build a
website where I can share all that I know about
Indian Culinary Art. This
way I can share with not only my near & dear ones but with anybody who
likes to cook, like you! I know you like to cook, otherwise you would not
be reading this page.
This site of mine has been appreciated by many people around the world as
you would find below :
I must tell you that
your cooking site is an SOS for
me...I have tried many recipes from your site and the food
turns out to be
easy to make. I
thank you for the great
pain and effort you take to keep the site updated.
Priya Jacob, Mumbai, India
Thank you, thank you for such a wonderful
recipe site! I am very interested in easy-to-prepare Indian
I'll pass this website address
on to all my friends who appreciate Indian food.
You have put such a lot of valuable information on this site to
beginners like myself. I will be visiting your site again and again
to benefit from your expertise.
I wish you every success in this
l would like to thank for your 12 marvelous
books on "Indian cooking recepies".
I think you should sell the
books, they are so good.........
........, once again thanks for your generosity.
S. Karunagaran, Malaysia
Thanks a lot for trying the recipes and
uploading them. It must have been quite a work for you…... I can
understand how tiring this must be... ...
please take care and don't
Madhusmita Panda, Beirut, Lebanon
...and many more. Check out for
If you think you cannot cook, then you are absolutely
wrong. If you have
never cooked then I would request you to give it a try following my simple
Have faith in yourself
I guarantee that you would be able to do it and in the process you would
be loved and admired by the people around you. I tell you it’s a great
Previously, we used to cook out of necessity. But nowadays, it has
developed into an art….a necessary art I might say. If you like to create
and if you are an artist at heart then you definitely can be a great cook.
I would literally hold your hand step-by-step and lead you to being a
Just imagine the kind of adulation you would receive!!
Consider me as your friendly neighbor who is ever ready to help you, and
please drop in any time you feel like.
One last thing which I would like to mention before finishing the
introduction is that my e-books on Indian cooking are
not only for Indians
or people of Indian origin. These books are for anyone who
loves food and
loves feeding others too. The secret of Indian cooking lies in the
blending of spices and your instinct. That is why you would notice that
the same dish prepared by different people, tastes different.
The instinct that I talked about would develop with time and practice.
Indian spices and recipes are becoming a rage worldwide. That day is not
far away when you would get to spot an Indian restaurant in every nook and
corner of the globe. These e-books are my humble attempt to globalize
Now, what is so great about Indian recipes? From where does that divine
aroma, from where does that divine taste that stimulates the senses, come
Let Us Find Out !!!
Lets first explore the
Cooking Terms and then we
will learn more about the
Spices We Use. You also
need to know the facts about the
Food We Eat.