Master chef Kunal Kapur launches his first book- A Chef in Every Home

Discover the Chef in You

~ Master chef Kunal Kapur launches his first book- A Chef in Every Home

Delhi, February 11, 2014: Celebrity Chef Kunal Kapur launched his first cookbook, A Chef in Every Home: The Complete Family Cook Book at a glittering ceremony at the Leela Ambience, Gurgaon. In his book, Kunal demystifies the art of ‘aspirational’ or ‘gourmet’ food by using simple, fuss-free recipes and providing tips that would inspire amateurs to try their hand at this art.

A Chef in Every Home is sure to take your love for epicurean delicacies higher with uncomplicated cooking techniques and simple ingredients, all in the comfort of your own home kitchen. It is a refreshing book that would help bring out the hidden Chef in each one and promises to be a go-to guide for every special meal you prepare.

On the occasion, Kunal Kapur said “This book is dedicated to the uncelebrated home cook and I have designed all the recipes that use ingredients from a humble Indian home kitchen. Grab a copy and bring the chef to your home.”

Published by Random House India, Kunal’s book explores an extensive variety of cultural delicacies, as it is an amalgamation of appetizing starters, salads and soups for the soul, wholesome and hearty main courses, healthy and fun option for kids, breads and rice and out of the ordinary desserts.

Milee Ashwarya, Editorial Director, Ebury India and Random Business said, ‘We are delighted and extremely proud to publish Kunal Kapur’s A Chef in Every Home. It is a gorgeous looking book with simple, creative and mouth-watering recipes which will tempt everyone in a family to try their hand at cooking and win hearts.’

The launch of ‘A Chef in Every Home’ was hosted by Mr. Michel Koopman, General Manager- Leela Ambience at the hotel’s specialty Indian restaurant Diya. An esteemed panel comprising Ms. Marryam Reshii, Ms. Advaita Kala and Mr. Sourish Bhattacharya unveiled the book and discussed it with the audience.

Post the unveiling, Kunal Kapur showcased his delightful Tomato bruschetta, prawns moilee and baked yoghurt recipes using the premium Fisher & Paykel cooking appliances which turn everyday home cooking routines into better experiences.

Country Head – Fisher & Paykel, Sanjeev Wadhwa said, “The kitchen is the heart of any home, where one engages with family and friends and just like Kunal Kapur, we too share a passion for food that would leave the home cook with an experience of joy and creation.”

The stellar ceremony then concluded with an exclusive tasting of delectable dishes from Kunal’s book.


(Publisher: Random House India, Price: Rs 599, Binding: Paperback)

Everyone can cook. You just need to know the easy way to do it. Celebrity chef Kunal Kapur brings you a simple and delectable cookbook with fuss-free techniques, tips and advice that is sure to glean out the chef in you. From simple bruschettas and delectable humus to warm calzones and dal makhnis, Kunal has a recipe for every mood and moment. Use this book to whip up the perfect Sunday lunch for your family and friends, or to churn out fun party foods for your kids and watch how you transform into the star of your home. A Chef in Every Home will make cooking an enjoyable and valuable experience.

About the Author

Kunal Kapur is the Executive Sous Chef at The Leela Ambience and is recognized among the Best Chefs in India by National Weekly Magazine – India Today. He is the proud recipient of the prestigious “Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship 2012” from the Government of New Zealand in the field of Food & Beverage. He has been a judge on the hit show MasterChef India and Junior MasterChef India. Kunal is also a Star Chef with Lufthansa Airlines.

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