Madhulika Sikka http://iowapublicradio.org en Chef Chat: We Pick The Brains Of Ottolenghi And Tamimi http://iowapublicradio.org/post/chef-chat-we-pick-brains-ottolenghi-and-tamimi Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi own four wildly popular <a href="http://www.ottolenghi.co.uk/locations/">London restaurants</a> and have authored runaway best-selling cookbooks for <a href="http://crownpublishing.com/author/99666/yotam-ottolenghi/">omnivores</a> and <a href="http://www.chroniclebooks.com/titles/plenty.html">vegetarians</a> alike.<p>The two hail from the West and East sides of Jerusalem, respectively, and first crossed paths in London in the 1990s. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:16:00 +0000 Madhulika Sikka 32021 at http://iowapublicradio.org Chef Chat: We Pick The Brains Of Ottolenghi And Tamimi Everything Old Is New Again: The Toilet-Sink Edition http://iowapublicradio.org/post/everything-old-new-again-toilet-sink-edition <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dB31Es7Z-iU</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 16:05:00 +0000 Madhulika Sikka 23876 at http://iowapublicradio.org Everything Old Is New Again: The Toilet-Sink Edition 4 Tips To Help A Foodie Get Through Chemo http://iowapublicradio.org/post/4-tips-help-foodie-get-through-chemo When I was diagnosed with breast cancer two years ago, it was clear that I would be thinking about a lot of things — myriad doctor visits, multiple tests, surgeries and chemotherapy.<p>Here are some things I knew about chemotherapy going in: it is unpleasant; it poisons your body; it makes you nauseated.<p>But there was also something I wasn't quite as aware of: it<em> </em>plays havoc with your taste buds and even impacts your reaction to food smells and food textures. In short, eating can become an unpleasant chore. Thu, 17 Jan 2013 17:23:00 +0000 Madhulika Sikka 13626 at http://iowapublicradio.org 4 Tips To Help A Foodie Get Through Chemo Going To The Games: A Spectator's View Of The London Olympics http://iowapublicradio.org/post/going-games-spectators-view-london-olympics <em>To find out what the London Olympics are like for the average fan, we asked Morning Edition executive producer <a href="https://twitter.com/madhulikasikka">Madhulika Sikka</a> — a Brit who's vacationing in London — to describe it for us. Sikka received tickets through the lottery.</em><p>Congratulations, you've secured tickets for an Olympic event, and London 2012 awaits you. So, what's it like to navigate a city that has been bracing itself for the throng of Olympic visitors?<p>I'm going to let you in on a little secret: London has been a great place to visit during the Olympics. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 17:33:00 +0000 Madhulika Sikka 5701 at http://iowapublicradio.org Going To The Games: A Spectator's View Of The London Olympics Fed Up (As Usual) With NBC? Check Out The View From London On The BBC http://iowapublicradio.org/post/fed-usual-nbc-check-out-view-london-bbc <em>'Morning Edition' executive producer Madhulika Sikka is back in her native Britain on vacation. And <em>in contrast to what she's hearing from her American friends, </em>the viewing choices there for the Olympics are staggering, she says.</em><p>The 2012 Summer Olympics are in full swing. And there is one gold medal America wins without fail, every four years. Tue, 31 Jul 2012 22:17:00 +0000 Madhulika Sikka 5540 at http://iowapublicradio.org Fed Up (As Usual) With NBC? Check Out The View From London On The BBC