OOKEM: Hello, please introduce yourself to the readers of Our Own Kids E-Magazine.
AKSHITA: Hello! My name is Akshita Agrawal. I am 10 years old and I live in Shanghai. I am participant number 15 of Junior Master Chef contest organised by VoW group. I was lucky to be chosen as 2nd runner up of the contest.
OOKEM: How did you get into cooking?
AKSHITA: I have always loved cooking and seeing my mom cook new recipes. As I grew, I used to help her in kitchen and also observe on how she is cooking. I used to also cook some simple recipes for our family and everyone used to like them.
OOKEM: How was your whole journey of VOW JMC contest?
AKSHITA: My journey through VOW JMC was awesome. I learnt a lot throughout. I had lots of fun preparing the dishes and making the videos. Also, I made so many new friends and learnt so many new recipes from them. It was really great to participate in such a wonderful event.
OOKEM: How much has the participation in VOW JMC contest added to your cooking skill?
AKSHITA: I have learnt few new recipes now after participating in the contest. I have definitely improved on my presentation skills as it was a great forum to learn. It has inspired me to create my own cook book.
OOKEM: What has been your favorite or funniest moment while participating in JMC contest?
AKSHITA: My favourite moment was getting a personalised mug with my picture on it. It was a really awesome surprise !!
OOKEM: What are your best tips to kids for their own healthy eating?
AKSHITA: I would like to tell kids not to eat junk food and should eat healthy snacks instead. Drink lots of natural juices in this summer season and stay healthy!!
OOKEM: Is there anything you would like to add?
AKSHITA: I would like say thank you again to all the Judges and aunties who have put in so much effort for this contest.
OOKEM: Thank you Akshita for your lovely answers!
AKSHITA: My pleasure! Thank a lot!
Check the videos of Akshita’s Recipes!
SALAD KI KASHTI