Ravinder Bhogal

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Ravinder Bhogal
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Ravinder Bhogal
Culinary career

Ravinder Bhogal is a British chef, food writer[3][4] and stylist.[5] She rose to fame when she was named by Gordon Ramsay as his new Fanny Cradock, on The F Word.[6][7]

Her debut book Cook in Boots won the Gourmand World Cookbook Award for the UK's Best First Cookbook[8][9] and was awarded the first runners-up prize of the World's Best First Cookbook at the Paris Cookbook Fair in February 2010. The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards feature around 26,000 books from 136 countries.[10] Cook in Boots was released in 2009 by Harper Collins.[11]

BBC program Desi DNA had its highest viewing figures when Ravinder presented a two-parter entitled "The Great British Curry Trail". The show followed her traveling across the country to find out how Britain fell in love with Indian food.[1] She also hosted Ravinder's Kitchen, a culinary TV series that premiered in October 2013 on TLC.[2]

Ravinder's first restaurant, Jikoni, opened in Marylebone's Blandford Street in September 2016.

Born in Nairobi, Kenya and brought up in London,[12] as of 2010 Ravinder resided in South East London.[13]


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  2. ^ a b "This Diwali join Ravinder for a delicious treat". Times of India. TNN. 28 October 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Food: What Goes in Your Basket? - Episode Guide". Channel 4. 29 March 2015. Retrieved 29 March 2015.
  4. ^ Rakowitz, Susanne (21 December 2010). ""Love to cook" oder Willkommen im Schlaraffenland". Kleine Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 13 July 2012.
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  6. ^ Caroli, Aditi (14 November 2013). "Gordon Ramsay changed my life: Ravinder Bhogal". Hindustan Times. New Delhi. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  7. ^ Montgomery, Hugh. "The spring foodie list: What to buy, cook, eat & drink this season". The Independent. Retrieved 30 March 2015. ...she won a competition to find "Britain's New Fanny Craddock" on Gordon Ramsay's The F Word...
  8. ^ "Food, Glorious Food". The Asian Today - Interviews. 7 September 2010. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  9. ^ Rai, Mridu (22 November 2013). "Kitchen chic : Food". India Today. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  10. ^ "Indian food writer awarded". Zee News India. PTI. 22 December 2009. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  11. ^ Bhogal, Ravinder; Lowe, Jason (2009). Cook in boots. London: HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-00-729117-5.
  12. ^ Burney, Ellen (21 April 2013). "Ravinder Bhogal: The Complete Woman". Telegraph: Fashion. Telegraph Media Group Limited. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  13. ^ Datta, Sohini (7 July 2010). "People | Cook In Boots". Verve Magazine. 18 (7).