Pooja Makhijani

Location: New Jersey
Education: Johns Hopkins University, Sarah Lawrence College
Expertise: Baking, Indian, Pakistani, and South Asian cooking
  • Pooja Makhijani's essays and recipes have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR, The Atlantic, Bon Appetit, Saveur, Kitchn, Food52, Real Simple, and Buzzfeed.
  • Makhijani's essay, "The Path to an American Dream, Paved in Vienna Fingers," was named Notable in The Best American Food Writing 2019.
  • Pooja has an MFA in creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College.


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