Chef Romy Hardeep Gill MBE is a British/Indian chef, food and travel writer, based in South Gloucestershire. She is one of the few female Indian chefs on the UK restaurant scene, and was appointed an MBE in the Queen’s 90th birthday honours list in 2016.
Gill’s style of Indian cooking combines Indian and British cuisine; she combines spices and flavours that she grew up with in India, with ingredients that she was only introduced to when she moved to the UK.
Romy contributes regularly to newspapers and magazines publications, as well as a presenter, and has been judge for the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards, plus has been featured on Saturday Live, BBC Woman’s Hour, BBC Asian Network and Radio 5 live.
Romy has appeared on Celebrity MasterChef, The Hairy Bikers in their Comfort Food series, and she has featured as the subject of a film short on “Family Dinners” on Food Network UK.
Romy is also a regular on James Martin Saturday TV and James Martin Great British Adventure. She travels in UK and all over the world with demos and teaching cookery classes or as a speaker at many events, and Romy was a speaker at Mad Symposium in Copenhagen and talked about cultural appropriation.
Romy raises money for various charities and has raised lot of money by running marathons and hosting charity dinners.
Romy’s first cookbook is all set to release on 5th September called Zaika, vegan recipes from India.