My name is Sadhna Grover, I am 61 years old, and now a retired teacher. I have a Masters Degree in Economics and a degree in Teaching. I was born in India and at heart I am a true Indian, but I spent 30 years of my life in Africa (Kenya, Botswana and South Africa). Now for the past two years, I am living with my daughter in Calgary, Canada.
I am married, and a mother of two children, who are both settled and married . My son lives in South Africa with his wife. My daughter lives in Canada with her family. I am a proud grandmother of two awesome boys.
Cooking has always been my passion and I really enjoy my time in the kitchen. I am always interested in trying new recipes and making inventions in my kitchen. I am totally vegetarian and all items made in my kitchen are cooked without egg or any type of meat. In my cooking, I don't use any artificial colour or preservatives and try to use organic ingredients as much as I can. I try my best to use quality food products and nutritionally balanced ingredients which are good for overall mental and physical health.
I am starting my blog now after the age of 60 because I believe it is never too late to learn or start anything in life. My mother taught me in my childhood that no matter who I am or whatever is my age, I must learn all skills in life. Here I would like to mention that my daughter and son-in-law really inspired, supported and encouraged me to start this blog.
In olden days there was no internet, no Google, no food blogs etc. and all our knowledge came from our elders only. In the beginning, I drew inspiration to cook from my mother and later after marriage from my mother-in-law. Both ladies excelled in making great food. My husband who has a very specific palate also encouraged me on, and later my children who also really enjoyed my cooking by giving me so many compliments; and later in life, their spouses who equally appreciated my food. The best part of my culinary journey in life is right now when I cook for the new generation, my two grandsons, and the joy on their faces I get to see, when they relish my food.
All this led me to learn and improve my cooking further. A big thanks to my son-in-law for his photography (Madhu Madhavan Photography) and my daughter for web designing for my page. As I share my year's old recipes here, I am willing to learn many new recipes and I am looking forward to all the support and help from my readers and my fellow blog members. I would like to take this opportunity to thank GOD for giving me the inspiration and strength to start the blog now.