About the Author
Ruta Kahate, chef, author, and culinary travel guide, spent the first half of her life criss-crossing the Indian subcontinent, learning the variety of regional Indian food. Moving to the San Francisco Bay area, she ran her own cooking school and worked as a food consultant, all the while putting her own modern touch on this ancient cuisine. She has been covered in both print and TV media.
Currently, she's partnered with Geographic Expeditions as their exclusive culinary-tour leader in India. She divides her time between the San Francisco Bay area and Goa, India where she's building a destination culinary center.