Tell us about Sinfully Yours, your second cookbook.
Desserts are a weakness, so I wanted to share some innovative desserts ideas. As the proverb goes, ‘The proof of the pudding lies in the eating’!
And your first one, The Spice Route.
Spice Route is a book of my food travels, along with a few recipes that I cooked during MasterChef. It is a reflection of what food means to me.
How was winning MasterChef?
It was amazing—full of learning, some tough moments and great competition! It also gave me a globally recognised platform to transform my passion into my profession.
Why do you say food is your “lifeline”?
It has been the only constant in my life, and it’s what I live for.
What do you think is the one skill needed to become a good cook?
Instinct and passion.
How was writing the second book different from the first?
My first was a step in the...