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Journalism Portfolio

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Interview: audio or print

I serve as a Chapter Board Representative for the Atlanta Chapter of the Asian American Journalists AssociationThis is a snapshot of commissioned writing assignments, interviews & guest spots - spanning topics from food, immigrant experiences, cultural commentary, parenting topics and entrepreneurship to art. Pieces are linked where available.

Diwali Sweet Treats: A guide to Indian desserts around SoCal / laist

Food Friday: Celebrating Diwali In Greater LA With Traditional Sweets / Airtalk

How Atlantans celebrate Diwali /
Diwali Offers the Perfect Excuse to Indulge in Fragrant, Syrup-Soaked Gulab Jamuns / Eater Atlanta
Musings: Princesses, Monsters, and Others / Khabar Magazine
On-air guest | Connecticut Public Radio | The (so-called) dying art of dinner parties / Connecticut Public Radio
Interviewed: ‘Targeted because you are Indian’: How two Indian-Americans are healing from racial trauma /
Review of Masaleydaar: What We Are Reading: 5 Cookbooks to Inspire Your Next Homecooked Meal /
Podcast Interview / Chords Vines and Dines: Buzz Campbell & Nandita Godbole / Spotify
Much ado about masalas—a deep dive into Indian Cuisine, Nandita Godbole, Culinary Historians Chicago / YouTube

In a new cookbook, an Atlanta author shares classic spice blends from across India—including this decadent chai lassi recipe /
These Bay Area Indian Restaurants Are Bringing the Masala Dabba Behind the Bar / Eater SF
Interview: NBC Asian America | Chef Explores Family Narratives And Comfort Food Through New Book | NBC YouTube
Raghavan Iyer’s final book is a guide through curry’s complex history /
Pistachio, Cardamom and Saffron Cookies / Food Network
Guest - The Diwali Menu: Pistachio Cardamom Cookies / Food Network
Contributor: 11 Exquisite Elderflower Cocktails to Enjoy Now /
This Cafe Tucked Inside a Chino Hills Mandir Is a Portal to India in Southern California /
How Three Atlanta Chefs Celebrate Diwali Through Food /
9 Essential Indian Restaurants to Celebrate Diwali in LA / Thrillist
These Indian Sprouted Bitter Peas Have a Delicious Jewish Story to Tell
Keshet / My Jewish Learning

In Orange County, a Ritz-Carlton Chef Reimagines the Indian Wedding Spread
People: From Here, There and Everywhere / Khabar magazine
Clay artist profile: Tripti Yoganathan /
WABE/ Radio Interview: Atlanta Author Pays Homage To Her Family Lineage With Latest Book ‘Ten Thousand Tongues’ /
The Real Indian Origins of Trendy Golden (Turmeric) Milk / Healthline
The Complexity and Regionality of India's Biryani in Southern California / KCET
How one family’s passion has tapped into a bustling Georgia market for farm-grown South Asian vegetables /
Contributor: Seven Cool New Ways To Make A Gin And Tonic / Forbes
Where Does Vanilla Flavoring Come From? / Reader's Digest
9 Flavorful Indian Restaurants Around the South Bay / Eater SF
What Is Umami? 14 Foods with Natural Umami Flavor / Reader's Digest
Episode 61: Curry Cravings with Nandita Godbole /
How an Indian civil engineer changed Atlanta’s culinary landscape with his restaurant, Calcutta /
Seven Pots of Tea - Nandita Godbole and Linda Kissam on Big Blend Radio / SoundCloud
Parenting: Letting Go or Letting Grow? / Khabar magazine
Haritaki: The Health, Beauty, and Spiritual Benefits of This Ancient Herb  / Healthline
Rajma, India’s red kidney bean stew, keeps me connected to home / The Washington Post
Makhani Rajma (North-Indian Style Creamy Red Beans) / The Washington Post
Rajma Poriyal (Kidney Beans With Curry Leaves) / The Washington Post
Lemon Rice Recipe /
The South Indian Pantry /
The North Indian Pantry /
Samosa Recipe /
8 Essential Indian Restaurants You Need to Know in Artesia / Thrillist
12 Decadent Diwali Treats /
Decolonizing Alternative Medicine: Taking Pride in the Ayurvedic Tradition / Healthline
Steeped In Ancient Wisdom / Whetstone Magazine
Interview: For this mom, finding a job means reuniting her family / Marketplace
Is Henna Hair Dye a Bad Idea? Here’s What the Experts Have to Say / Healthline

This Diwali, Get to Know Rangoli / AirBnB Magazine: Medium
INTERVIEW: Women In Wellness: Nandita Godbole Of Curry Cravings On The Five Lifestyle Tweaks That Will Help Support People’s Journey Towards Better Wellbeing / Medium
INTERVIEW: Cookbook author Nandita Godbole says that Indian food is more than naan and butter chicken / The Boston Globe
MyTurn: Post-Covid Anticipations / Khabar magazine
Mudras for Sleep: Can This Ancient Yogic Practice Help You Sleep More Soundly? / Healthline
How to Avoid Cultural Appropriation in Food Writing /
What Sandalwood Can Do for Your Skin: A Classic Indian Remedy for an Even, Glowing Complexion / Healthline

Indian Home Remedies for Hair Growth: 8 Ayurvedic Tips for Lustrous, Healthy Locks / Healthline
These Merchants Can Bring the Vibrant World of Chais Straight to Your Doorstep / Thrillist
How to Make Khitchidi, the Ayurvedic Comfort Dish That’s Good for Any Meal / Thrillist
Stand against hate crimes /
How These Diwali Sweets Became My Thanksgiving Tradition Too / epicurious
How to Make the Most of Your Indian-Inspired Spice Cabinet / Thrillist
Becoming Desi Gothic: Nuances of a Backyard Garden / Brown Girl 
Why Netflix's Indian Matchmaking Is False Advertising For Arranged Marriages

Calm Your Coronavirus Anxiety With These Herbal Teas / Thrillist
What Does It Mean to Be South Asian in the New American South? | Nonfiction

My Family Is Hindu But We Celebrate Christmas. Here’s Why. /
If You're Not Watching Beecham House, You're Missing Out on Something Really Special /
Why Hulu’s ‘Taste The Nation’ Should Be Required Viewing Before the 2020 Election / StyleCaster
15 Must-See Bollywood Romances Streaming on Netflix Right Now /
How to Make Quick Achaars / epicurious

There is more to Indian breads than naan / Plate Magazine
Become a bestseller by “not painting within the lines,” an interview with authors Sara Connell & Nandita Godbole /
Review of 'Crack the Code': Illuminating Indian cuisine / The Jerusalem Post
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Features Shalom Bollywood
Khabar magazine
Hanukkah Celebrations at the Consulate General of India in Atlanta
Khabar magazine
Eco-Indie: Why independently created books help local economies and are a sustainable choice this holiday season / The Huffington Post
Crowdfunding can be you most effective social media-esque platform for funding your dream project / Entrepreneurial Chef
How a care package from my mother in India helps me find home in America / HelloGiggles
The ‘Isms’ of an Immigrants’ Diwali /
My Tiered Tiffin Box /
Five celebrated chefs team up for a charity dinner / Khabar magazine
Culinary Meditations: Seeds of Memory, Flavor, Tradition, and Comfort / Khabar magazine
Interview: Missing Your Granny This Vacation? Nandita Godbole’s Pickle Will Take You Back In Time! / Indian Women's Blog

And many more.


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Nandita Godbole
Once: botanist & landscape architect.
Now: personal chef, author, an artist, graphic designer, blogger, poet & potter!
Always: dreamer.

Loves fresh brewed chai, the crisp salty ocean breeze, watching monsoon rains & walking barefoot through cold mountain streams. 
Believes in the strength, positivity of the human spirit. Is spiritual but not a fanatic. 
Mom of one. Two, if she counts her husband.

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