Chetna Makan

Home cooking at its best – straightforward methods, very few ingredients, crowd-pleasing flavours, nourishment and comfort. Chetna's new recipes draw upon inspiration from her family and friends, creating realistic dishes for midweek, after work, busy weekends or when you simply want to look after yourself with wholesome food.

Chetna Makan reached the semi-final of The Great British Bake Off in 2014. She is the author of Chai, Chaat & Chutney, which takes inspiration from Indian street food, and The Cardamom Trail, a celebration of baking with Indian flavours. She has a very popular YouTube channel 'Food with Chetna' where she shares her creative flair for food. Born in Jabalpur, an ancient city in central India, she has a degree in fashion and worked in Mumbai as a fashion designer before moving to the UK in 2003. Chetna lives in Broadstairs, Kent.