Food Network TV Star, famed chef, author, wife, mom of two Aarti Sequeira
who currently stars on Food Network's "Halloween Wars"
(Sundays 9/8c) announced today her new book My Family Recipe Journal
(out November 9). This isn't a new cookbook, it is
a vehicle for all of us to preserve those beloved family recipes and the stories behind them. Aarti has kept her own recipe journal for years and wants to help bring families together and preserve the memory of family members that are no longer with us through cherished stories and memories that live in our family recipes. Aarti will to share how food has helped her connect with her own family during the holidays, and how this book helps you do the same with your family. Featured on The Today Show
& "Home and Family Show,"
viewers will also recognize Aarti from Food Network’s “Guy's Grocery Games,” “Guy’s Ranch Kitchen,” and “Christmas Cookie Challenge,” and from “Taste in Translation” on the Cooking Channel.
Aarti currently stars each week on Food Network’s “Halloween Wars” (Sundays 9/8c), the hugely popular series featuring 5 teams of cake decorators, candy makers and amazing pumpkin carvers who unite to prove they are the best, walk home with a big cash prize and scare our pants off with some of the most-amazing horror tales — all made from cake, candy and pumpkins.
Aarti’s upcoming recipe journal was created with your family in mind— you get to choose the sections, the headers, the recipes, and the order they go in. Maybe you want to have a section for breakfast and then another section for pastries or maybe you want to have a section for entrees and another one for pasta. It’s totally up to you! There are eight color-coded sections—each with space for 10 recipes allowing you to document 80 family favorites to pass on to your loved ones. Aarti would love to share tips and tricks on adding to your family favorites to bring comfort and joy to your table. The My Family Recipe Journal is priced at $29.00 and will be available for pre-order on Amazon and Dayspring.com on October 4th.
Aarti competed on and won Season 6 of Food Network's number-one series, Food Network Star, landing the ultimate dream culinary job: her very own Food Network show. A dedicated foodie all her life and a journalist by education and trade, Aarti successfully combines these passions in her entertaining blog and online cooking-variety show, Aarti Paarti.
Born in Bombay, India, and raised in Dubai, UAE, Aarti's lifelong appreciation for food began at a young age and was inspired by her faith, her mother, her cultural background and her never-ending food experiments. Growing up in a traditional Indian Catholic family, Aarti spent Fridays dining on fish and Sundays at church. She currently resides in Raleigh, NC with her husband, Brendan and their two children