Madhur Jaffrey

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Madhur Jaffrey

मधुर जाफ़री
Jaffrey at a book signing in Vancouver in October 2010.
Madhur Bahadur

(1933-08-13) 13 August 1933 (age 90)
EducationMiranda House
B.A. English, 1953
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Acting Diploma with Honours, 1957
Height5'2" (158 cm)
Spouse(s)Saeed Jaffrey (1958–1966)
Sanford Allen (1969 to present)
ChildrenZia Jaffrey (b. 1959)
Meera Jaffrey (b. 1960)
Sakina Jaffrey (b. 1963)
Culinary career
Cooking styleIndian
Current restaurant(s)
Television show(s)
  • Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery (1982), Far Eastern Cookery (1989), Listening To Volcanoes (1990), From Manna to Microwave (1990), Madhur Jaffrey’s Flavours of India (1995), Friends for Dinner (2001), Ready, Steady Cook (2001), Cooking Live (2001)
Award(s) won
  • James Beard Foundation Award
    * 2006 Cookbook Hall of Fame An Invitation to Indian Cooking
    * 2004 International Cookbook From Curries to Kebabs
    * 2002 International Cookbook Madhur Jaffrey's Step-by-Step Cooking
    * 2000 International Cookbook Madhur Jaffrey’s World Vegetarian
    * 1994 Cookbook of the Year Madhur Jaffrey’s A Taste of the Far East
    * 1994 International Cookbook Madhur Jaffrey’s A Taste of the Far East
    Guild of Food Writers Award
    * 2004 Cookery Book of the Year The Curry Bible
    * 1999 Cookery Book of the Year Madhur Jaffrey’s World Vegetarian
    International Association of Culinary Professionals Bert Greene Award
    * 2003 Best Food Journalism in a Magazine Passage to Pakistan, Saveur
    New York Women in Film & Television Muse Award
    * 2000 Outstanding Vision and Achievement
    Governor's New York State Division of Women Award for Excellence 1999
    Food Arts magazine Silver Spoon Award 1998
    Taraknath Das Foundation Award 1993

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. [1] 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. "Madhur Jaffrey recipes". BBC Food. Retrieved 2020-08-20.