One of the first books for the growing vegan population of India, The Vegan Kitchen: Bollywood Style! brings together recipes from no less than 50 leading names from the world of Bollywood, fashion and music. Anupam Kher, Dilip Kumar, Gulshan Grover, Hema Malini, John Abraham, Mahesh Bhatt, Om Puri, R. Madhavan, Rahul Khanna, Saira Banu, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonam Kapoor, Vidya Balan.. these are just a few who have contributed their favourite recipes, showing how its possible to incorporate a delicious, healthy vegan diet with no cholestrol in other words, one with no animal products, including dairy into your life.
Appetizing photographs and tips on how to run a vegan kitchen ensure that it will find a place on any shelf. With forewords from two internationally-renowned doctors and a leading fitness expert who explain how a nutritious vegan diet can help reverse heart disease, manage diabetes and reduce obesity, as well as promote fitness, this book is the perfect marriage of taste, glamour and health vegan style!
About the Author
Throughout her career, which included heading the PETA India office for nine years, Anuradha Sawhney has been an active campaigner for animal rights and environmental issues. She has won many awards for her work, and Femina magazine ranked her amongst their 50 most powerful women in India. She has often appeared on national and international television debating the rights of animals and has been profiled in almost every major publication. She is a prolific writer of articles, and has been published in many major newspapers and magazines in India as well as internationally. She is considered the foremost authority on animal rights issues in India.
An episode of lifestyle-induced high cholesterol, triglycerides, hypertension and high sugar levels scared her. Her doctors wanted to place her on immediate medication. Because she prefers avoiding medicines as much as possible, she searched for alternatives to cure the conditions. Her determination and single-minded belief that the mind can conquer the body changed the shape of her life and led to this book. She now has a wellness center, Back to the Basics, via which she teaches people to take back control of their lives using nutrition. People flock to her for her non-dairy feta cheese and vegan cheesecakes! An avid health enthusiast and firm believer in the power of a vegan lifestyle, she now lives in Pune with her husband and seven rescued cats, all of whom drive her bonkers! She can be reached at www.anuradhasawhney.in.