Mrs.Geetha Balakrishnan is a very popular household name, especially in South-India. She is an awardee of the esteemed ‘Best Television Celebrity Cookbook award’ for her title ‘COOK, GRILL & BAKE AT THE TOUCH OF A FINGER’- A beginners approach to microwave oven cooking. The award was presented in the World Gourmand Cookbook Awards function held in Paris on July1st 2009 with over nominees from 27 countries in this category. Her book, available in the mediums of English & Vernacular(Tamil) versions are popular throughout India.Her articles titled ‘MICROWAVE OVEN SAMAYAL’ &’ALL-IN –ONE SAMAYAL”WHICH APPEARED AS A SERIES for the past 1 year in the famous tamil magazine MANGAYAR MALAR won her a very good reader base and the questionnaire session on cookery titled ‘kelunga geethavai’ in the same magazine which followed suit was a very big hit and won her immense popularity.
With the support of her family comprising of her husband Mr V Balakrishnan, her daughters Ms.Archana & Ms.Arthy, well wishers and friends, Mrs Geetha Balakrishnan has published her books with excellent photographs of some dishes in the book on the cover page, interesting tips, tasty tips, etc under each recipe in a very unique manner with exact measurements of each and every ingredient and step by step methodical procedure to prepare the dish easily.The talented World Cookbook Awardee Mrs Geetha Balakrishnan,is an entrepreneur in her own way, performing cookery shows on Televison & Radio, authoring cookery articles in magazines, authoring cookbooks designed in international style ,and publishing her books taking care to design the coverpage, providing unique tips at the end of each recipe, taking care to spread Indian Vegetarian Cuisine amongst all in an easy ,simple and interesting step by step methodical unique style.Watch the show suvaiyana samayal for variety dishes done by Mrs.Geetha Balakrishnan on Polimer tv every wednesday 1pm.