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Shanthi Krishnakumar
By. B. Shrestha [November 2009]

Shanthi Krishnakumar is behind her namesake blog Shanthi  Krishnakumar's cookbook. She describes herself as a fun loving person, sincere and dedicated in whatever work she does. 

She was working with a banking industry prior to blogging.  She lives with her caring husband and two sons. They all encourage and motivate her to blog. Beside cooking and blogging, she is interested in music, reading, and gardening.  She also spends her time in spiritual activities


Shanthi  Krishnakumar's Cookbook
Shanthi Krishnakumar
Question & Answers

[Food-india] What's your cooking philosophy?
[Shanthi] Cooking is an art and comes only by experience. I use only quality ingredients. The dedication while cooking and serving food with a smile will make the food more palatable.

[Food-india] What do you hope people get out of your blog posts? 
[Shanthi] Blogging has given me an opportunity to learn many things. The recipes should be simple & authentic. My blog solely showcases my cooking and photography skills. My blog recipes can be tried even by a novice cook.  I present authentic and delicious cooking which, I hope, will be of help everyone.

[Food-india] How did you learn cooking?
[Shanthi] Everyone learns cooking from their mom. I too learnt the cooking basics from my mom, and granny. After marriage, I adapted the style of my mother-in- law.  Apart from it, my passion in cooking has helped me a lot.  I refer to cookbooks for traditional recipes. While a fresher, I was crazy to note down many recipes from the TV shows and magazines, but never tried it.


[Food-india] Who are some of your favorite food blogs and websites?
[Shanthi] All the blog with authentic, honest and good recipes. Blogs with beautiful presentations and step-by-step descriptions are my favorite. 

[Food-india] What is your favorite Indian meal?
[Shanthi] South Indian and north Indian vegetarian cuisine. I am not good at making baked dishes. I like anything vegetarian. Snacks are my favorite. I also love chocolates and ice creams.

[Food-india] Is there anything else you'd like to add?
[Shanthi] Explore your own recipes. I have never taken other’s work and displayed it as mine. Never copy a material and produce it as your own. Have in mind the hard work, time and effort we have put in our space. All bloggers do join hands in stopping plagiarism.

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