Swayampurna Mishra or Swayam as she has been called all her life, is the blogger that every foodie turns to. A banker by profession, she is an author, recipe developer, photographer and often the hand model for her blog “La petit chef”.
Her love for cooking started at the age of nine and has now become her way of life. A self taught photographer and food stylist she often feels her moment of calm with a camera in hand and food in front of her. Her style of cooking is more instinctive and she feels that focusing on well developed taste buds is more important rather than relying on exact measurements.
Swayampurna proves that talent isn’t limited to big and metropolitan cities and hard-work and perseverance always bring about positive outcome. Her blogs have been published in the prestigious The Hindu, Huffington Post and Femina. From winning cooking contests to having her photographs on the walls of established restaurants like Cinnamon Kitchen & Anise in London & other restaurants; Swayampurana has accomplished it all. Her achievements form an elongated list that includes her induction among the Top 100 Asian Food Bloggers, her articles published in the national magazines Better Homes & Gardens and FOOD & WINE INDIA and signing her first cookbook deal.
Swayampurna believes in constantly learning new things in the kitchen with discovering new ingredients and flavors, yet embracing the tried and tested ones. On days of leisure, she spends her time running around with her kid, pottering or cuddling up with her beau. Swayampurna has completely embraced her passion of one delicious dinner story at a time.