About the author:
Charmaine D'Souza is a consultant nutritionist with more than twenty years of experience in assisting clients who are interested in improving their health through better nutrition and natural care. Her vast and diverse network of clients includes celebrities and industrialists, all bound by the common cause of good health, the natural way.
About the book
Preparing a meal for someone is an act of love, says Charmaine D'Souza, a nutritionist and a writer of many kitchen exploits. In her latest book, The Good Health Always Cookbook, D'Souza, along with her two daughters, Charlyene and Savlyene, offers the reader a peep into her childhood memories and her comfort food. With more than a
hundred recipes using easily available ingredients like jau, ragi and bajra, and local Indian fruits and vegetables, D'Souza gives you ample ideas for dishes that will not only tantalize your taste buds but also provide immense nutritional value. From healthy oatmeal bars to finger millet bread, from amaranth crepes to buckwheat molten cake, from hara channa chaat to spinach brownies, the book infuses a variety of ingredients to reinvent traditional recipes. Anecdotal, easy to follow and packed with useful tips, The Good Health Always Cookbook takes you on a delightful culinary journey.
About the panelist
Musaafer (Houston,Texas) Executive Chef Mayank Istwal, a graduate of the Institute of Hotel Management of Guwahati, India, combines his expertise and knowledge to bring a neoteric Indian dining experience to Houston.
Ensuing his successful career at various prestigious Hotels in India, Chef Mayank joined The Spice Route Company to open their newest and most adventurous concept yet, and the group’s first project in the U.S. – Musaafer. In order to create a carefully curated and truly authentic menu for the new restaurant, Chef Mayank embarked on a 100-day journey around the 29 states of India. He discovered hundreds of new recipes that he combined with contemporary elements to take his restaurant-goers on a luxurious and delicious culinary experience.