The Hamlyn Classic Recipes series is a celebratory collection of some of the most admired chefs the world has to offer - noteworthy not only for their pioneering approach to food, but also for their dependable, uncomplicated and trustworthy recipes. TV chef Manju Malhi is known for her traditional Indian dishes (Manju was taught to cook by her mother) with a modern urban twist. Why not fill your home with the heady aromas and delicious flavours of the Indian kitchen, with classic recipes passed down from generation to generation.
Manju Malhi is a TV chef and a cookbook author who was born in England to Indian parents. She grew up in West London surrounded by Indian culture, traditions and lifestyles. However, she spent several years of her childhood in India where she explored and experienced the vast and varied cuisines of the country. In her cooking, she draws up on her past and combines it with the realities of urban Western life and has come up with her own unique Brit-Indi style of food. Her first book was the acclaimed 'Brit Spice'. More recently she filmed a 40 part television series making British cuisine for over 100 million viewers in a series called Cooking Isn't Rocket Science. Malhi likes to keep things simple and straightforward and loves to be known as a crossover cook.