Pooja Makhijani

Location: New Jersey
Education: Johns Hopkins University, Sarah Lawrence College
Expertise: Baking, Indian, Pakistani and South Asian cooking
  • Pooja Makhijani has written two books, Under Her Skin: How Girls Experience Race in America, and Mama's Saris, a children's book.
  • Her essays and recipes have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, the Atlantic, Bon Appetit, Saveur, the 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.


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