Events

Terra madre mother earth Slow food traditional recipes Terra Madre Day, Chennai
A day celebrated across the globe as a tribute to slow food & tradition.
Pritya celebrated ‘The Traditional Connect’ along with The Duchess Club. More than 100 members participated and more than 60 traditional dishes were prepared.
At the residence of Nina Reddy – Dec 10, 2010.
Read about it in Inbox 1305
Terra madre conference Italy Turin Slow FoodTerra Madre Conference by Slow Food, Italy
Organized by Slow Food International, Italy.
Paper presentation by Jigyasa & Pratibha on ‘Methodology for Documenting Culinary Traditions’.
Kathak Dance ‘Mangalam – Pancha Mahabhutas’ by Jigyasa.
At Lingotto exhibition Center in Turin, Italy – Oct 21-25, 2010.
Le Cent QuatreGourmand World Cookbook Awards, Paris
“Sukham Ayu” WINS Best Health & Nutrition Cookbook in the World – 2nd Place. Thousands of cookbooks from more than 136 countries competed for the awards.
At Theatre Salle 400, Paris – Feb 11, 2010.
Read a report in 
Hindustan Times.
Paris Cookbook FairParis Cookbook Fair, Paris
The book fair from Feb 12-15, 2010 showcased cookbooks, authors & chefs from across the globe.
Talk & Food Demo by Jigyasa & Pratibha about Ayurveda & healthy Ayurvedic recipes.
At The International Show Kitchen, Le Cent Quatre, Paris – Feb 13, 2010.
Ayurvedic cookbook launch at DelhiLaunch of Sukham Ayu, New Delhi
At a Mela cum Exhibition organized by Guild of Service & Rashtra Mahila Kosh.
Inaugaration by Kumari Sailaja, Minister of Tourism.
Felicitations by Actor Tisca Chopra, Actor Sushma Seth, Prof. Godabarisha Mishra – Member Secretary, ICPR.
At The Ashok, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi – April 22, 2010.
Ayurvedic recipes at London Book Fair London Book Fair 2009
Launch of Sukham Ayu, the Ayurvedic cookbook.
Talk & Food Demo about healthy eating through Ayurveda by Jigyasa & Pratibha.
At the Gourmand Cookbook Corner, Earls Court, London – April 20-22, 2009.
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Ayurvedic cookbook launch at LandmarkMeet the Authors
Landmark bookstore hosted an event with the authors Jigyasa & Pratibha.
Guest speakers – Ad-Film Maker Latha Menon, Actor & Jazz Singer Andrea Jeremiah, & Internet Guru Kiruba Shankar.
At Landmark, Chennai – February 28, 2009. 

Vegetarian cookbook of ayurvedic recipes launched by Jayanthi Natarajan & RevathiLaunch of “Sukham Ayu” by The Duchess Club
At Savera Hotels, Chennai, February 12, 2009
Book release by Hon. MP Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan
Felicitations by Actor Mrs. Revathy, Journalist Mrs. Geetha Doctor and Culinary Expert Mrs. Chandri Bhatt.
Young Indian Vegetarians UKYoung Indian Vegetarians of UK
Yoga demo & Talk on Ayurvedic insights by Dr. Prakash Kalmadi. Authors Jigyasa & Pratibha spoke about writing & publishing cookbooks.
At the residence of Nitin Mehta, UK – April 2008.
Tempering at London Book FairLondon Book Fair 2008
A talk and demonstration about Indian food & Indian tempering by Jigyasa & Pratibha
Talk about Ayurvedic wisdom & the forthcoming cookbook by Dr Prakash Kalmadi.
At LBF Gourmand Cookbook Corner, Earls Court, London – April 14-16, 2008.
Winners at Olympia Theatre, LondonGourmand Awards 2007
At the Gourmand event in London, Jigyasa & Pratibha spoke about documenting culinary traditions by learning from elders.
At Olympia Theatre, London – April 13, 2008.
Andhra Food festival with traditional recipesFood Festivals at Chennai
Andhra vegetarian recipes became a major attraction for food lovers who queued at The Park Hotel for a Thali meal from “Cooking at Home with Pedatha”.
The Park Hotel, Chennai – July 25-29, 2007
The Park Hotel, Chennai – Jan 20-22, 2006
See a mention in Femina and Ritz magazine.
Vegetarian cookbook on Andhra recipes honoured by Tarla Dalal & Anita RatnamFelicitation by Indian Vegetarian Congress & Karuna International
Guests of honour: Padmashree Tarla Dalal, Renowned Danseuse Anita Ratnam & French Artist Elise Collet Soravito
Conducted by Actor Andrea Jeremiah
Kathak Dance by students of Jigyasa Giri
At Sivagami Pitachi Auditorium, Chennai – May 6, 2007
Read about it in News Today.
Vegetarian cookbook on Andhra recipes wins Gourmand awardsGourmand World Cookbook Awards at China
“Cooking at Home with Pedatha” WINS Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the World.
At Dragon Spring Hotels, Beijing, April 4-8, 2007
Read about it in FnBnews.com.
Food Festival at Kolkata
Andhra Thali with vegetarian recipes prepared from “Cooking at Home with Pedatha”
The Park Hotel, Kolkata – Feb 23-25, 2007
Read about this in Hindustan Times, Kolkata.
Vegetarian cookbook of traditional recipes launch at DelhiLaunch of “Cooking at Home with Pedatha” at Delhi
Book Release by Mrs. Gursharan Kaur (wife of Hon’ble PM of India, Shri Manmohan Singh).
Felicitations by Cookbook Authors Bhicoo Manekshaw & Jiggs Kalra
Hosted by Guild for Service, New Delhi
At The Ashok, New Delhi – May 26, 2006.
Madras ClubTalk & Presentation at International Womens Association, Chennai
The Madras Club, April 12, 2006. 

Talk about making of cookbooks at Kodaikanal
The Kodai Club, Kodaikanal – March 22, 2006.

Andhra cookbook on vegetarian recipes launched at The Duchess Club Launch of “Cooking at Home with Pedatha” at Chennai
Book release by Mrs. Y.G.Parthasarathy
Special guests: Cookbook Authors Malathi Chendur & Chandra Padmanabhan
Hosted by The Duchess Club
At Hotel Savera – Jan 18, 2006.
Vegetarian cookbook on Andhra recipes launched Launch of “Cooking At Home With Pedatha” in Bangalore
Book release by Author & Art Promoter Akumal Ramachander
Evening conducted by Art Historian, Prof. Ashish Khokar
Also present were author Anita Nair & dancer Madhu Nataraj
At The Park Hotel, Bangalore – Jan 11, 2006
Read a review in The Hindu and The Bangalore Times.
Yash Chopra, Rashmi Uday Singh & Sanjeev Kapoor launch vegetarian cookbook First Launch of Vegetarian Cookbook at Mumbai
Book release by Film maker Yash Chopra
Felicitaions by culinary professionals Rashmi Uday Singh & Chef Sanjeev Kapoor
Other celebrities were Singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, Author Shobhaa De & Ad-filmmaker Prahlad Kakkar
Hosted by A P Parigi
At ITC Grand Central, Mumbai – Dec 7, 2005
Read about this event in The Telegraph.
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