Anjum Anand's Biography

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Anjum Anand's parents emigrated from New Delhi and she was born in London.

She grew up in London but studied in London, Geneva, Paris and Madrid gaining a BA in European Business Administration.

Anand worked in New York's Caf Spice and for Tommy Tang and the Mondrian Hotel in Los Angeles.

Many of Anjum Anand's recipes have featured on Great Food Live. UKTV Food has a list of Anjum Anand's recipes.

In 2007, she broke through into terrestrial TV. She was commissioned to make a 6 x 30 minutes series for BBC2 in what would be its first high-definition cookery series. The series, with the working title Spice Up Your Life not only features Anjum Anand's recipes but showcase her talents as a busy wife and mother.

Back in 2004, Anjum Anand came 39th in's Top 50 Coolest Desis.

In 2008 Anjum Anand wrote Anjum's New Indian.

Subsequently she published the books I Love Curry, Anjum's Indian Vegetarian Feast, and Anjum's Quick and Easy Indian.

She has also launched her own range of spices, naans, and chutneys, called The Spice Tailor.

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