Mrs. Tarla Dalal today is one of the top 5 best-selling cookery authors in the world. She has written a total of 200 titles, several of which have been translated in various languages like Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali and even Dutch and Russian! The total sales of her cookery books exceed 5 million copies.
Born in Pune, India, Mrs. Dalal moved to Bombay after her marriage. In 1966, she started cookery classes from her residence. Her classes became a phenomenal success with a long waiting list of students wanting to join them. At one time, it was said, 'If you want to get your daughter married, send her to Mrs. Dalal's classes'. That was because students attained guaranteed cookery expertise after attending her classes. Mrs.Dalal has 'stremlined the eating habits in India' - to quote The Khallej times, Dubai. She has done cookery shows in large part of India and many major cities of the word such as Tokyo, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brussels, Antwerp, Lisbon, Zurich, Zairobi, London, Toronto, New York, Durban etc.
Mrs Tarla Dalal is proud to create the best Indian Food website and be amongst the top 10 cookery sites in the world. My aim is to be amongst the top 5 in very near future. I hope you all have enjoyed your membership with us.
She appreciates all the overwhelming response and good wishes you all have given us through these years. It has been heart-warming to receive your mails on [email protected] and phone calls on the ASK TARLA helpline over these last 4 years. It is a wonderful experience for me to interact with you all almost like a family.
I take this opportunity to thank all of you in helping me create a community of avoid food lovers. And of course, a word of appreciation for my team in helping me conceptualise and manage tarladalal.com to the best of our skills.
Cooking & More...a bimonthly magazine is a natural extension of Tarla Dalal to reach out to millions of her fans. Cooking & more provides information and inspiration…not just kitchen related, but pertaining to other areas of our lives as well. It talks about decorating your house, laying out a table, grooming yourself, and entertaining your guests and a whole lot of other things.