I am Sarita Bhandarkar. I stay with my husband Raghuveer and son Ishaan in Denver, CO. My home town is Punjalkatte, near Mangalore in Karnataka. I was always interested in cooking. I used to watch all the cookery shows and notedown the recipes. But I never dared to prepare any. My mom, my elder sister and my mother in law are very good cooks. I used to help my mom while I was at home in cutting the vegetables, but I always bothered her about how much salt, spices etc I should add. After that I got a chance to stay with my elder sister for about 8 months, where I learnt to cook some more dishes. But never tried cooking all by myself. I got married to Raghuveer in Apr 2007 and came to California, after which I had to cook all by myself. There was no one whom I could ask. I never used pressure cooker before marriage because I was affraid to use them. Raghu taught me to use it. In July 2007, we moved to Appleton and after coming here I got to know lots of tips and tricks about cooking. Even now I sometimes call my mom, sister and mother in law if I don't know how to prepare. Now, I can proudly say that I am a far better cook than I was initially.And still crave to learn lot more. Thanks to ifood.tv and vahrehvah.com (Vah chef Sanjay Thumma) which made this possible for me.
shawneen says :
Your food looks so good:)
Posted on: 22 September 2010 - 11:31am
aparna.priya says :
Hi Sarita, love your Indian cuisine recipes; these are my weakness. Your recipes are pretty much simple, yet delicious. Keep posting..:)
Posted on: 1 June 2009 - 10:22pm
veg foodie says :
hi sarita...plz do accept the friend request. Love your recipes! :)
Posted on: 26 May 2009 - 7:02am
Gadget Lady says :
Hey Sarita.. Indian cuisine is one of my favorites and your collection of recipes is just awesome.. great going :)
Posted on: 17 May 2009 - 1:09am
foodpsychologist says :
Hi Sarita, found your honey muffin batch simply irresistible on the baking event!
Posted on: 9 April 2009 - 9:18pm