Born and brought up in Kolkata, India, Mallika Basu now lives in London and juggles marriage, family, a successful career in corporate public relations and an active social life, yet somehow finds time to indulge her passion for cooking. In 2006 Mallika set up her blog, www.quickindiancooking.com, an instant success, with over 25,000 unique visitors each month from around the world.
Mallika has contributed recipes to and has been interviewed by various lifestyle magazines, radio and TV programmes and websites in the UK, India and beyond. She was featured in Elle India as one of the "New Influencers: What does it take to be POWERFUL? Ingenuity. Excellence. Fortitude. Dynamism. And the COURAGE to think up a big, INVENTIVE idea and then make it happen. ELLE presents a list of achievers who are breaking new ground in fashion, literature, technology, music, film, food and sport."