Vegan-Vegetarian Kitchen

FREE Global Online Session 

Sunday 31st July 2022

U.S.A 9 am till 3 pm EDT

U.K 2 pm till 8 pm BST

East Africa 4 pm till 10 pm EAT

Mauritius  5 pm till 11pm MST

India 6.30 pm till 12.30 am IST 

Hong Kong  9 pm till 3 am HKST

(All times are in BST (British Summer Time))

Seema Bhatia

(Hong Kong/U.K)

2.00 pm

Introduction Host

Seema Bhatia 

Seema was born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Her culinary interests developed at an early age founded on a family food business. Extensive travels in Africa, India and South East Asia have allowed her to follow her culinary passion and grow her knowledge on the effects of food on the mind and body. Using secret skills handed down from grandmother to granddaughter with the belief that you are what you eat she draws from the ancient practices of Ayurveda and Mayan wisdom, curating healing spice blends, immunity enhancing yogic teas, self care prescriptions and other wellbeing foods. Ones thought process and method breathing  can positively or negatively impact ones mental and physical health. Seema is a qualified Breath, Water & Sound teacher with The Art of Living.
Her intertwine of diet, breath work, meditation and self care prescriptions nourish the mind, body and soul and put one on a journey of greater wellbeing allowing one to live their  life to the fullest. Seema has successfully shared her skills and knowledge with corporates and individuals over many years in Hong Kong and Singapore and is now based in Oxford.
Seema  is passionate about  music and dance and she enjoys producing and hosting kitchen episodes.

Shobha Nilani

(Hong Kong)

2.00 pm

Shobha Nihalani

Shobha Nihalani has been writing for over 25 years and is an author of 10 books – 8 novels and 2 non-fiction titles. She has recently taken a slight detour in her career path to become a life coach.

This change started when she was commissioned to write a self-help book. Shobha took up the challenge and chose a topic close to her heart. Her book will be releasing this summer. It is titled: Reboot, Reflect, Revive: Self-esteem in a Selfie World, published by SAGE India.

Today, she will share with us some of her tips on home cooking during her conversation with Seema and Kiran .

Alisha Jain


2.30 pm

Alisha Jain

Gado Gado Indonesian Salad

Born and brought up in New Delhi, India, Alisha moved to London at 16 years old and has been passionate about creating recipes and cooking since she was a little girl. At 24 years old she is now a psychology masters graduate and is passionate about wellbeing both mentally and physically, and is therefore using her social media page to promote healthy living, mostly through her plant based recipes! 
Alisha has been on a plant based diet and made it a lifestyle for 2 and a half years and has dived into her Indian roots by learning the health benefits of using nature and plants as her source of medicine, using naturopathic and Ayurvedic teachings to keep herself healthy through clean and conscious eating. After moving back to India 8 years later, she has incorporated alkaline eating, fasting and mindfulness into her lifestyle and shares this way of life with others because of how it’s helped her.
After suffering from eczema as a child and a severe painful flare up at 22 years old,  she has managed to heal her autoimmune disorder through her gut cleansing eating and lifestyle habits and encourages others to also live a life of mindfulness too. She believes that a life of quality is something everyone deserves to have.

Kiran Robinson


4.00 pm

Kiran Robinson


Kiran Robinson born in India, with a career span of 30 years in the hospitality field, over 3 continents, started her journey in Hong Kong. Chef, Entrepreneur, Founded the niche brand ‘Tazah’. Food Futurist/Stylist, Concept Designing, Wedding Planning were all part of her commissions. Kiran was successful in receiving IFB Government Tenders.
Kiran was offered the role of Hospitality Food Services Operations, managing The Executive Dining, Catering, and Event Services in one of the top hospitals in The Bay Area. Serving 10,000 employees daily for 17 years. Kiran was instrumental in the planning of the opening of the new, state-of-the-art, hospital in Palo Alto.
Co-Founder of Malawi Children’s Mission, 2007- till present. Serving vulnerable children by providing Nutrition, Education, Healthcare and Life Skills.
Focused on community building Kiran works with chefs and women entrepreneurs. Her mission is to impart her experience in hospitality through writing, speaking, and coaching. Currently based in Luxembourg, she wrote her first book ‘Seva, The Art of Hospital’, which was launched in November 2021.
Learn more about Kiran at

Chef D – Daksha


5.00 pm

Chef D – Daksha Parekh

Where and how we lose most of our Nutrition from our cooked meals

Daksha Parekh, aka Chef D, is a British-born foodie.  Fuelled with passion and dedication for creating delicious Vegetarian cuisine… grew from strength to strength with a Catering Company, Snack shops, and Restaurants. A self-made Businesswoman and a self-taught Specialist Vegan/Vegetarian Chef.
A pioneer in bringing excellence in catering and cooking for hundreds of thousands of guests at events and restaurant diners to destination weddings since 1995’
Chef D’s new Journey…   Educator, Chef Trainer, Business Consultant, Mentor, and her most passionate new Journey, her mission to promote and teach ‘The Art of Correct Healthy Cooking’
After losing a loved one to cancer, Chef D realised that there is more to food than we think we know and dived into the world of nutrition and Ayurvedic teachings. Chef D, brings her collective expertise to all who want to heal and prevent lifestyle diseases, with cooking classes, workshops, talks, demos, videos, seminars, and now talks at global events.
Finalist Best Veg Chef & Restaurant in MFDH Awards 2018 & 2019  |  A Veggie Virtuoso –  by Express & Star



Sharron Rose



6.00 pm


Sharron Rose

Sharron Rose, M.A. Ed., president of Sacred Mysteries Productions, is a filmmaker, choreographer, composer, author and teacher. As a scholar in world dance, music and religion, her training and research includes ballet, modern dance, Kathak, Middle Eastern, Flamenco and African dance. She is also known for her unique reconstruction of the dance, music and ritual of Ancient Egypt. She has received grants and awards for her work including a Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship to conduct extensive research into the art, culture and spiritual traditions of North India where she became the first American disciple of Kathak Queen Sitara Devi.

Sharron loves cooking and entertaining guests at home regularly. She will sharing her tips and a recipe too.

Wai Ching Lee


6.00 pm

Dr Wai Ching Lee

Exploring Culinary Peru

Dame Rev. Dr. Wai-Ching Lee, is a Holistic Health Counselor and Culinary Consultant In Holistic Nutrition she has adapted many recipes for her clients with cancer, and other health concerns with Applied Kinesiology testing to ascertain the most suitable and non inflammatory foods for optimal health.

She has had a gastronomic career in the culinary arts in San Francisco as an event planner and caterer, after a career as a flight attendant where she had many opportunities explore food anthropolgy. She continues researching on food as cellular information as well as being a passionate taste adventurer. She enjoys wild and urban foraging and reverse engineering in the sampled dishes.

Her love for nature and affinity with plants started when she was 5, running in the fields and farms in Penang, Malaysia , eating the wild herbs and knocking down fruit from trees.


7.30 pm

Summary and Panel Discussions


Technical Director –  Nishit Kotak 

Luxembourg Producer/Host – Kiran Robinson

Kitchen Episodes Producer/Host – Seema Bhatia 

Production Director/Anchor  – Dr Honey Kalaria

Health Episodes Producer/Host – Dr Rajeev Gupta

Mauritius Co-Ordinator/Host – Saivani Samboo

U.S.A Co-Ordinator/Host – Sharron Rose

Host Director – Simran Ahuja 

Creative Director – Sarita Menon

Media Team – Kesh Morjaria 

Host Team –  Seema Bhatia, Kiran Robinson, and Sharron Rose

Back Up Team –  Dr Lalit Sodha, Dr Sheila Dobee, Dr Milen Shah,         Dr Wai Ching Lee, Shivali Ruparelia, Ravi & Sushma Bhanot,          Deepa Vithlani, Shivani Vithlani and Dr Ju Lee Tay

Facilitator Team – Various

Channel Partners – Hindu Forum of Europe, MentalHealth_Connect, Hindu Matters in Britain, Enrich, Sanskruti, Simran Ahuja Official, Diwali in London, Bhakti Sagar TV, Sarita Sabrawal Official and many more.

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