Mridula does it for Britain
The book Great Indian Feasts was voted the Best Asian Cookbook at the Gourmand World Media Awards in Kuala Lumpur. Gourmand International has organised the World Cookbook Awards, billed as the ‘Oscars’ for the culinary publication and media industry since 1995.
Just under 6,000 books from 65 different countries compete for the awards, created by Edouard Cointreau, and prizes are awarded each year to books that raise awareness and respect for traditions related to food and wine.
Mridula Baljekar flew the flag for Britain with her book, Great Indian Feasts, published by John Blake Publishing in October 2005 won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award in the Best Asian Cookbook category.
“I would have been pleased with ‘Best in UK’, I never expected Best in the World”.