Back from holiday and raring to go!

I am so pleased, I took a break in the USA, i found some great new foods and ingredients had a wonderful rest and got back to find my new mridulas kitchen is nearly for launch.

Having fun exploring the food scene in the US

I have been having fun exploring the food scene in the US. The American food market is so varied and wonderful. A huge variety of fresh produce is in abundance so is delicious world cuisine. I am certainly in food Heaven!”  

Chatting with BBC Berkshire’s Bill Buckley

Had a very enjoyable chat on air with the BBC Berkshire presenter Bill Buckley on Sunday 17th July. There will be moe of this soon, especialy when my new book, Spice of Life is published.

Judging at the RWRHS Summer Show

Geat time today at the Royal Windsor Rose and Horticultural Society on the grounds of St. Georges School, Windsor Castle judging chutneys, jams and jellys.

Olympia JustVShow

Visited the JustVShow in Olympia yesterday and there were an amazing number of people who came from far and wide. Just shows how much interest there is in eating vegetarian and vegan food and it is no surprise since this also eliminates the problem of severe reactions from food allergy. I was pleasantly surprised at the great variety of food now available to those who have a need to eat vegetarian or vegan food. Several gluten-free beers were also exhibited … Read More

Royal Windsor Summer Show 16th July 2016

The award-winning cookery writer Mridula Baljekar will be at the #windsorsummershow for a cooking demonstration. We can’t wait to see (and smell) the fabulous food she will prepare!

Chutney Competition Judge at Windsor Castle

I will be judging a chutney competition at the 11th Royal Windsor Summer Show at St. George’s School Garden, Windsor Castle on July 16th. Please enter your favourite chutney or follow my recipe here. Last year’s first prize was was won by someone who followed my apple chutney recipe published in the local paper. This year, I am encouraging you to visit my website where you will find an easy to make chutney recipe as well as many other fabulous … Read More

Guild of Food Writers Workshop in Westminster Kingsway College

Enjoyed a workshop last night organised by the Guild of Food Writers in Westminster Kingsway College, London. It was presented by Jenny Chandler, a fellow member of the Guild and author of the book Pulses. The workshop was all about pulses and British pulses in particular. As the UN declared 2016 Year of Pulses there is much interest now in this neglected superfood! You can create all sorts of interesting and delicious dishes using beans and pulses which are packed … Read More

11th June – Cooking and Serving at a fundraiser

Saturday 11th June was a significant day for me. I cooked and served a sit-down meal for 40 guests in Ascot, Berkshire. The event was held in order to raise funds to enable South African children to attend school. It was so satisfying!

Invite to the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to London

I was invited by the Czech Tourism Board to attend a presentation last night at the beautiful residence of the Ambassador of the Czeck Republic to London. I was so inspired by Czech cusine, culture, natural beauty and above all the excellent medical care that they provide. What a wonderful experience it was.

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