Launches-Events

Ayurvedic Cookbook Launched by The Duchess Club

February 20, 2010

Hon. MP Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan was the guest of honour at the launch of Sukham Ayu in Chennai. Actor Mrs. Revathy, journalist Mrs. Geetha Doctor and culinary expert Mrs. Chandri Bhatt graced the occassion and offered their felicitations. A highlight of the event was Dr Roli Rangappa from KARE, Pune who answered many health queries [...]

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Ayurvedic cookbook Launch with Kiruba, Latha Menon & Andrea Jeremiah

February 28, 2009

Meet the Authors at Landmark was the event for Sukham Ayu, the Ayurvedic cookbook by Jigyasa & Pratibha which has been researched at Kare. Feb 28, 2009 at Landmark, Apex Plaza, Chennai. Our Guest Speakers for the evening: LATHA MENON – Producer, Iris films & Documentary and Ad-film maker. Beyond her achievements, what is commendable [...]

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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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Eves Touch Captures the Magic of Family Recipes

July 15, 2006

Eves touch features the food festival of our vegetarian cookbook on Pedatha’s family recipes in an article titled “Grandma’s Secrets”. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE: The Park hotel was abuzz with activities one afternoon, as its restaurant 601 geared up to host a three-day food festival of Andhra Vegetarian Thali dinners. The recipes [...]

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Andhra Vegetarian Food Festival at The Park ~ Ritz Magazine

February 14, 2006

A food festival at The Park, Chennai from Jan 20-22, 2006 showcasing vegetarian recipes from Cooking at Home with Pedatha. Pedatha came for the event and was delighted to see Jigyasa & Pratibha cooking the meals with their own hands, as well as interacting with the guests about the food and its specialty. Read on [...]

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Food festival at The Park, Chennai

January 30, 2006

Events at Pritya: One of the most successful events with Cooking at Home with Pedatha was the Food Festival at The Park, Chennai – a 3-day event. Both the authors Jigyasa & Pratibha planned the dinner menus for the 3 days and cooked in the kitchens (for more than 4 hours a day) with the [...]

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Love, Patience and Perseverance, states Pedatha to Deccan Herald

January 25, 2006

Deccan herald – Metrolife features the launch of our vegetarian cookbook on Andhra recipes in an article titled “A date with culinary tradition” on January 13, 2006. HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE: There was more of heart than head in this unusual book launch on wednesday evening at The Park hotel. Words rolled [...]

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Vegetarian Andhra Cookbook launch at Duchess Club, Chennai

January 20, 2006

The Duchess Club welcomed our first cookbook “Cooking at Home with Pedatha” with enthusiasm & cheer, and arranged an excellent launch at Hotel Savera on January 18, 2006. The guest of honour was none other than the esteemed educationist Mrs. Y.G. Parthasarathy. Other special guests were Social activist Dr Mohini Giri, cookbook authors Mrs Chandra [...]

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Bangalore Times celebrates the Joy of home-cooking

January 18, 2006

The launch of Cooking at Home with Pedatha – our vegetarian cookbook on traditional Andhra recipes – was covered by Bangalore Times in an article titled “Anything for good food.” The joy of home-cooked Andhra cuisine was the point of discussion that evening. To view some good pics of the event, click HERE. HERE IS [...]

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Andhra Cookbook Launch in Bangalore

January 15, 2006

The city of Bangalore always brings back memories of our journey with Pedatha & learning recipes from her. It is in this city that we began our first cookbook of Andhra vegetarian recipes. It is here that we visited Pedatha month after month learning her recipes & jotting them down. So we were delighted to [...]

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Andhra Cooking as V V Giri’s Daughter Knows – Bangalore Age

January 12, 2006

Prof. Ashish Khokar & Mr. Akumal Ramachander released our Andhra Cookbook, “Cooking at home with Pedatha” in Bangalore. The event was covered by the media, including “The Bangalore Age” which wrote about Pedatha: “What stumps you is her remarkable memory and clarity of thought…” HERE IS A TRANSCRIPT OF THE ARTICLE: Subhadra Krishna Rau Parigi [...]

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Time-tested Traditional Andhra Recipes – The Telegraph

December 20, 2005

“Cooking at Home with Pedatha” was launched in Mumbai on December 7, 2005 at The ITC Grand Central and was hosted by A.P.Parigi aka Preetham, the son of Pedatha. Mr. Yash Chopra did the honours of launching the book while felicitations were offered by Ms. Rashmi Uday Singh and Mr. Sanjeev Kapoor. To see some [...]

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Book launch of “Cooking at Home with Pedatha” in Mumbai

December 15, 2005

At the grand launch of “Cooking at Home with Pedatha” in ITC Grand Central, Mumbai on Dec 7, 2005, Cine Celebrity Mr. Yash Chopra said, “This is a work from the heart and I have never seen anything so full of love.” Chef Sanjeev Kapoor remarked, “I have written more than a dozen books, but [...]

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