Maya Kaimal is a cookbook author and Indian food authority. A former photo editor of magazines including Saveur, Maya has published two award-winning Indian cookbooks inspired by her South Indian father's cooking. In 2003 she left her career in publishing to launch Maya Kaimal Fine Indian Foods. Her product line honors her culinary heritage and makes the exotic and enticing flavors of Indian home cooking an everyday experience for Americans. They are available at Whole Foods, Costco, Williams-Sonoma and many other retailers across the country.