With 15 years of experience in both the health and culinary industries Anushka knows how to make nutritious taste delicious. She is the owner and operator of leaf and bone - a Toronto based natural catering + event company that offers a variety of services centralized around food and wellness. After receiving an MSc in Nutrition and gaining experience in some of London, England's busiest kitchens, Anushka travelled to to live, work and learn in places such as the Caribbean, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Here she cultivated new techniques, learned more about farm to table practices and the importance of sustainable cooking. She recently returned to her beloved hometown of Toronto permanently. Here, eager to showcase new abilities she helped open two of Toronto's premier raw vegan food companies. She is now a proud mama and entrepreneur whose mission is to make healthy eating easy, affordable and accessible to everyone.
Working as a a natural chef and nutritionist, allows her to the medium to create and heal. She is all about thrilling the pallet with bold flavours and finding that balance where nutritious is delicious. Her food and creations are an extension of her; healthy, hearty and happy. Her excitement and purpose in life is to make great food, taste great food, share optimum health and to never forget to smile.
After getting hitched to a sweet Frenchman, they travelled the world in search of food and culture learning different methods of cuisine from hill tribes to yogi’s, to healers to holistic chefs. They spent a significant amount of time in Southeast Asia, and lived in Australia and New Zealand. In these travels she worked on various organic farms, in restaurants and cafe's learning new and wonderful techniques. Practicing the preparation of vegan and raw foods Anushka learned the importance of respecting any ingredient in its entirety – leaf or bone.