Shefaly Shah Ravula is a private Indian cooking instructor in the Austin area. Shef (a nickname given to her years before starting in the culinary industry) develops recipes reflecting the cuisine of different regions of India, stemming from her family’s multiple roots and background in India. She also creates recipes using local and seasonal ingredients within Indian and non-Indian cuisine and in her spare time writes a food blog, experimenting with food writing and photography. Shef spends her time with her husband and family, raising her two children and feeding them homemade, from-scratch meals, Indian or not! With one vegetarian and one Paleo in her family, Shefaly tries to prepare well-balanced meals that make everyone happy and healthy. More info on Shef can be found on her website, Shef's Kitchen (www.shefskitchen.com), Facebook (www.facebook.com/ShefsKitchen), Twitter (twitter.com/shefskitchen) and Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/shefskitchen).