My Kitchen is More of My Home Than the Place Where I Live, says Chef Ashay Dhopatkar | Interview

In an exclusive interview with Foodeez Junction, Chef Ashay Dhopatkar opens up on his culinary journey and the experiences on working with the likes of Chefs Herbert Berger, Mark Hix and Gordon Ramsay.
Even after getting through the top medical schools in India, Chef Ashay followed his passion. He graduated from the Institute of Hotel Management in Goa and then moved to the Isle of Man, where he worked as an apprentice with Manx chefs. Soon after doing Culinary Arts from the Hammersmith and West London College, England, he was selected to work at the kitchen of the No. 1 Lombard Street, under Michelin-Star ‘Old School’ Austrian Chef Herbert Berger.

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Eat What Makes You Happy, tells Kornelia Santoro in Interview with Foodeez Junction

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In her Cookbook Cooking for Happiness Kornelia Santoro speaks about her journey as well as how she fought off one of the devils, depression, and of course the recipes. In my recent book review on Cooking for Happiness I’d shared why I like this book so much. It’s a guide to eat your food right, even if it’s a comfort food.

This time, I got a chance to interview food writer and author Kornelia Santoro herself. Kornelia loves to experiment in her kitchen. She had already written two cookbooks – Kornelia’s Kitchen: Mediterranean Cooking for India and Kornelia’s Kitchen 2: Cooking for Allergies – before writing Cooking for Happiness. She has won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award TWICE for her cookbooks, and is a food writer for Indian and European media. Continue reading Eat What Makes You Happy, tells Kornelia Santoro in Interview with Foodeez Junction

From Good to a Baker par Excellence – Patisserie Chef Neha Lakhani tells all in her Interview with Foodeez Junction

In an exclusive interview with Foodeez Junction, Patisserie Chef Neha Lakhani tells about her food experiences and what fascinated her towards culinary journey.

Patisserie Chef Neha Lakhani is an innovator and a baker par excellence. Her bakes and desserts draw the influence from her world travels. Chef Neha, after pursuing degree in finance, decided to take it to the bakery and patisserie world. She pursued Pastry Diploma at Le Cordon Bleu Ottawa under Chef Herve Chabert and Chef Christian Faure. She honed her skills in planning customized fine desserts in the pastry kitchen of ITC Maurya Sheraton, New Delhi. Continue reading From Good to a Baker par Excellence – Patisserie Chef Neha Lakhani tells all in her Interview with Foodeez Junction