Shalu Asnani is a plant-based chef based in Singapore. She conducts cooking classes, offers menu planning and private dining services.
Her niche is healthy vegetarian food panning all styles – Asian street food to modern Western cuisine. The former lawyer’s goal is to prove that vegetarian food can be exciting by offering tantalizing recipes. Shalu holds a prestigious diploma from Cordon Vert, the U.K.’s leading vegetarian culinary school, a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies, has worked with celebrity chef Bobby Chinn and cooked for Dr. Jane Goodall! Her expertise in Asian cuisine has had her featured in the Lonely Planet 2012 and earned her Tripadvisor’s Traveller’s Choice Awards in 2020, 2021 and 2022. In recent years, Shalu has developed areas of specialization within the niche of vegetarian cooking including menus that are gluten-free, vegan, low-carb, child-friendly and superfood-rich. Her goal is to continuously develop plant-based meals that are not only inherently appealing but able to cater to a wide range of dietary restrictions.