Regarded by many as the world authority on Indian food, Madhur Jaffrey is an award-winning actress and bestselling cookbook author. Her first book, "An Invitation to Indian Cookery," was published in 1973 and her series for BBC television, "Madhur Jaffrey’s Indian Cookery," made her a household name.
She has appeared in over 20 films, including Merchant Ivory’s "Heat and Dust," and written more than 20 books, including "Madhur Jaffrey’s Ultimate Curry Bible" and "Curry Easy." Her newest book is "Vegetarian India."
"I'm well traveled, so, in a sense I have a very good sense of all food the world over." [34:30]
"I roasted an ingredient and I realized all I had to do was put some Indian chutney on it, put it in the oven, and it's done! Chutney is like money in the bank." [43:40]
--Madhur Jaffrey on Radio Cherry Bombe