Shehzad Husain is the author of several books on Indian cooking and has contributed to popular magazines, including Taste and Family Circle. She is also consultant to Marks and Spencer plc on their range of Indian foods. Rafi Fernandez is an accomplished cook and prolific author of books of recipes from her native India. These include Indian Vegetarian Cooking, The Cooking of Southern India, The Little Indian Cookbook and Complete Indian Cooking. She appears at cooking demonstrations and runs two shops, Rafi's Spice Box, based in Sudbury and York, UK. She also supplies all the spices through her website www.spicebox.co.uk.