Manju Malhi has inspired millions with her simple approach to cooking Indian food at home, with TV shows in Asia as well as the UK. In her cuisine, she draws on her past and combines it with the realities of western life to come up with delicious dishes using a good ingredients to make good food. Manju grew up surrounded by Indian culture and traditions and several years of her childhood were spent in India. Spice runs through her veins and she is aware of many of their invaluable properties and benefits that can play an important part of good and healthy living. Manju Malhi lives in London where she teaches people of all ages from 8 to 80, how to cook healthily and in return they laugh at her jokes. She was recently recognised in the Queen's honours list for her charity work and awarded the BEM.