Madhur Jaffrey

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Madhur Jaffrey
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Madhur Jaffrey at a book signing in Vancouver in October 2010.
Native name मधुर जाफ़री
Born Madhur Bahadur
(1933-08-13) 13 August 1933 (age 85)
Delhi, British India
Residence New York
Education Miranda House
B.A. English, 1953
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Acting Diploma with Honours, 1957
Height 5'2" (158 cm)
Spouse(s) Saeed Jaffrey (1958–1966)
Sanford Allen (1969 to present)
Children Zia Jaffrey (b. 1959)
Meera Jaffrey (b. 1960)
Sakina Jaffrey (b. 1963)
Culinary career
Cooking style Indian

Madhur Jaffrey, CBE (born 13 August 1933) is an Indian cook and writer. She has been recognized in many magazine articles. Sixteen of her books are cookbooks. The other four are stories. One of her cookbooks is Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian: More Than 750 Meatless Recipes from Around the Globe. One of her stories is "Robi Dobi: The Marvelous Adventures of an Indian Elephant." In her recipes, she often uses many spices and herbs. She was married to actor Saeed Jaffrey.

Bibliography[change | change source]

  • "Madhur Jaffrey." Contemporary Authors Online. Detroit: Gale, 2007. Biography in Context. Web. 29 May 2015.
  • Ollie Dabbous, Ollie Dabbous. "Gourmet Comfort Food The Chef's Guide to One-pot Cooking ; From Braised Plaice with Samphire to Fig and Honey Cake, Chef Ollie Dabbous Shares Seasonal Recipes That You Can Cook in a Casserole Series:." News International Associated Services Ltd.. 4 oct. 2014: 12 DB - ELibrary. Web. 29 May 2015.

References[change | change source]

  1. Claire Armitstead (11 October 2005). "When Maya met Madhur". Retrieved 15 October 2015.