Best Vegetarian Cookbook

Congratulations from Mr Amitabh Bachchan

November 1, 2010

A letter from Mr Amitabh Bachchan, India’s Superstar to Mr. A.P.Parigi (Pedatha’s son) offering congratulations when “Cooking at Home with Pedatha” won the Gourmand Awards. Here is a transcript of the letter: June 19, 2007 My dear Mr. Parigi, Hearty Congratulations! We are delighted and rejoice at the news that your mother, Mrs. Subhadra Krishna [...]

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Another victory for India says Jinendu

May 18, 2007

Jinendu Weekly of Ahmedabad covered the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards won by Cooking at Home with Pedatha in an article titled “Another victory for India in the international arena” on May 13, 2007. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE: व्यंजन पुस्तकों की दुनिया में स्पेन के गौरमांड पुरस्कारों (गौरमांड वर्ल्ड कुकबुक अवार्ड्स) की तुलना [...]

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Celebrating the cookbook awards – Best Vegetarian Book

May 10, 2007

On the warm & sunny sunday morning on May 6th, 2007, the Indian Vegetarian Congress & Karuna International added more warmth & sunshine into the hearts of an overwhelmed audience as they graciously felicitated Dr. Pratibha Jain & Mrs. Jigyasa Giri for winning the award of Best Vegetarian Book in the world for their maiden [...]

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With Anita Ratnam & Cookbook Author Tarla Dalal – News Today

May 9, 2007

Celebrating the awards won by Jigyasa & Pratibha for our vegetarian cookbook “Cooking at Home with Pedatha”. Guests of honour at the event are cookbook author Tarla Dalal, Bharatnatyam dancer Anita Ratnam and French artist Elise Collet Soravito. News Today covers the event in an article titled ‘Too many cooks for the broth’. HERE IS [...]

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Unique Vegetarian Cuisine of Andhra – says Economic Times

May 3, 2007

Madras Plus, a supplement in The Economic Times highlights PRITYA’s participation at the London Book Fair – Award Winning Indian Cookbook. “Cooking at home with Pedatha, an Indian book on the unique vegetarian cuisine of Andhra Pradesh, has won the title of the Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the World at the Gourmand awards 2006 held [...]

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Cookery book wins Gourmand Awards – Economic Times

May 3, 2007

“Two debutant authors put together a cookery book that has won an international award…” – says Economic Times in their Madras Plus supplement about the Gourmand Awards won by Cooking at home with Pedatha. Rinku Gupta writes an article titled ‘The Write Award’. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE: “It was a happy shock!” [...]

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The Secrets of Cooking Traditional Andhra food – Indian Express

April 21, 2007

Jigyasa Giri and Pratibha Jain’s documentation of age-old recipes won the “Best Vegetarian Cookbook in the World” title at the Gourmand Awards 2006. The Indian Express highlights this in their column in City Express – “Pages on Pedatha” by Sujata Chakrabarti. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE: Pouring though the hard-bound book in mottled [...]

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News Today Chennai & Gourmand Awards

April 20, 2007

News today Chennai features an article titled “Bringing home the bacon” on April 20, 2007 about the Gourmand awards won by “Cooking at Home with Pedatha” in 2007. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE: A keen interest in Andhra’s vegetarian cuisine inspired Jigyasa  Giri and Pratibha Jain to write a book Cooking at Home [...]

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City Authors’ Cookbook Wins Gourmand Awards – Deccan Chronicle

April 20, 2007

The spices tempered in oil, the aroma of ground masalas and the cooking tips that help add special touch to any dish are highlighted by Deccan Chronicle while covering the awards won by our vegetarian cookbook at the Gourmand Cookbook Awards. Renuka Nandkarni writes an article titled ‘City authors’ cookbook wins prestigious Gourmand award’. HERE [...]

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Bangalore Times interviews Pedatha, Protagonist of our Vegetarian Cookbook

April 11, 2007

Traditional recipes bring Indian cuisine on to the global map. Here is an interview about the awards won by ‘Cooking at Home with Pedatha’, a vegetarian cookbook on South Indian recipes in an article titled ‘I have taste in my hands’. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW: It’s no mean feat to get your [...]

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Femina interviews Gourmand Winners of Indian Cookbook

February 21, 2007

Team spirit & Team support are the secret to success, we tell Interviewer Neeti who is enamoured by the famous words of Pedatha: “You’ve made me a model without walking the ramp.” HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW: Jigyasa Giri and Pratibha Jain’s cookery book has won an international award. Neeti Jaychander met them. [...]

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Gourmand India Awards for Vegetarian Cookbook – Eves’ Touch

January 11, 2007

Five Gourmand India Awards in the following categories – Best Vegetarian Cookbook, Cookbook Design, Cookbook Photography, Cookbook Cover, Local Cookery Book for “Cooking at home with Pedatha” – a report by Padmini Natarajan in the Eves Touch magazine. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE: Gourmand means ‘a lover of good food’. In 1995, Edouard [...]

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