Ravinder Bhogal is an award-winning food writer; journalist; stylist and television personality who was propelled into the culinary limelight when crowned Britain's New Fanny Cradock by Gordon Ramsay on Channel 4's The F Word. Recently, Ravinder has travelled the globe as roving reporter for Channel 4's new magazine show Food: What Goes in your Basket? which launched in autumn 2010. She has also presented a special two-part documentary The Great British Curry Trail for BBC2 as part of an ongoing series which pulled in the show's highest ratings. Other television credits include appearances on Market Kitchen. Her debut cookery book Cook in Boots (HarperCollins 2009) was published to rave reviews both in the UK and US. Packed with over 160 recipes of style and taste it's perfectly crafted for those who love and live to eat. Awarded the UK's Best First Cookbook by the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards (December 2009) it was first runner-up in the worldwide competition and has set Ravinder in the company of established food heavyweights. Ravinder is a regular contributor to GRAZIA magazine, The Sunday Times, The Independent, Waitrose Food Illustrated, Food and Travel, and BBC Radio. She also writes a regular blog for Condé Nast Traveller India, entitled English Accent. Ravinder lives in South East London. Her second book is due for release in 2011.