Dr. Pushpesh Pant

Dr. Pushpesh Pant

Indian Academic, Food Critic & Historian New Delhi

Dr. Pushpesh Pant is a noted Indian academic, food critic and historian. He retired as a Professor of International relations from
Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. He is one of India’s leading experts on International Relations as well as Indian cuisine, and as a
columnist has written for a number of major publications like Forbes, Open, Outlook, Times of India and The Tribune.
His book, India: The Cookbook (2011), was named by The New York Times as one of the best cookbooks of the year.
He was also featured in an interview in The Australian.
The Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri in 2016.