Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal is a corporate food consultant, food writer, food stylist and author with more than 10 years of experience in the Indian food industry.
Rushina began her food career in 2004, as one of India’s pioneering food bloggers, at a time when the genre was relatively unknown. Her blog became one of the most popular food blogs in India, and grew into A Perfect Bite® Consulting, a premier food consulting firm opened in 2009. In 2012, Rushina launched India’s first home cooking studio – APB Cook Studio® to inspire food-lovers to expand their worldview of food through various initiatives. Her first book, A Pinch of This, A Handful of That, published in December 2013 recently won the World Gourmand Award. Focused on teaching children the importance of eating healthy and joy of cooking, Rushina runs kids cooking classes under the names MiniChefs and Spicecapades that teach children about cooking, food history and Indian cuisine.
In her role as head of A Perfect Bite® Consulting she has steered the company though a wide range of turnkey projects in the food publishing, hospitality and restaurant businesses. Passionate about Indian cuisine Rushina has spearheaded projects in Indian food, such as Tadka Cooking Workshops and Masala Trails food tours that focus on and celebrate Indian food in all its complexity. She also curates Culinary Legacy a series of events that document and celebrate lesser known cuisines of India.
Rushina is committed to inspiring people about food through her food endeavours and adventures – even as her pursuit for A Perfect Bite®takes her all over the world!