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Julie Sahni is a chef, cooking teacher and author. She is the owner of Julie Sahni's Indian Cooking School, which was nominated for an IACP award, and has served on the faculty of New York University's and Boston University's culinary arts programs. Her cookbooks include Classic Indian Cooking and Savoring India: Recipes and Reflections on Indian Cooking. She frequently writes for national newspapers and food and travel magazines, and also appears on TV.