Physiotherapist working in the area of Intensive and long term Rehabilitation. She has been awarded and has had recognition for work as a physiotherapist and contribution to patient care and to the profession.
Mallika has been involved in the teaching, syllabus formation and coordination of the SMV/Annalakshmi Culinary Science since 2005. She has more than 20 years expertise in both Indian and Asian Vegetarian cuisine, cooking, catering and coordinating cooking demonstrations for Annalakshmi On the Swan, Perth.
- To encourage individuals to make healthy food choices that will improve personal health , family health and reduce their carbon footprint.
- To understand the foundation of traditional Indian and Asian vegetarian cuisine that will allow the student to create their own recipes.
- To make vegetarian cooking an exciting and essential part of daily diet.
- To stimulate a love for different and challenging flavours.
- To expose the students to Ayurvedic principals for healthy eating and recognition of medicinal values of ingredients used. Make their spices shelf –their medicine cupboard.
- To ensure that the Tradition of Asian Vegetarian Cuisine in general and Indian Vegetarian Cuisine in particular , is not lost to the future generations.
- To prevent loss of traditional knowledge of medicinal use of vegetables, spices and herbs [Neutraceuticals].
- To make this knowledge relevant to the current generation and thereby preserve the knowledge for future generations.
- To make Asian Vegetarian Cuisine an essential pathway or an alternative pathway in a Culinary Science Degree.
- To develop an Asian Vegetarian Cooking Course for the Disability Sector, merging my physiotherapy skills and the needs of this sector to make Healthy food and life style choices.