Tuesday, May 28, 2024

TASTY TIFFIN (40+ Delicious and Healthy Lunch plans For Kids) by Archana Doshi

NAME OF THE BOOK: TASTY TIFFIN (40+ Delicious and Healthy Lunch plans For Kids


GENRE: Cook Book


Packing a lunchbox for kids can often feel like navigating a culinary minefield. It's not just about taste; it's about finding that delicate balance between deliciousness and nutrition. As adults, we understand the allure of junk food, but when it comes to our little ones, we want to ensure they are getting the best fuel for their growing bodies. That's where Archana Doshi steps in with her latest masterpiece, "Tasty Tiffin."

In this groundbreaking cookbook, Doshi presents over 40 mouthwatering lunch plans tailored specifically for kids. But here's the kicker, these meals are not just tasty; they are also incredibly nutritious. Doshi ingeniously combines kid-friendly favorites with wholesome ingredients, proving once and for all that healthy eating doesn't have to be boring.

As a foodie and a mother on a mission to make nutritious eating more appealing, I was immediately drawn to "Tasty Tiffin." Doshi's innovative approach to classic recipes blew me away, demonstrating that you can satisfy even the pickiest of eaters without compromising on health.

Each lunch plan in the book is a culinary masterpiece, carefully crafted to tantalize young taste buds while providing essential nutrients for growth and development. From colorful veggie sandwiches to protein-packed salads, Doshi proves that eating well doesn't have to mean sacrificing flavour.

What truly sets "Tasty Tiffin" apart is it's emphasis on creativity and variety. Doshi understands that kids can be fickle eaters, so she offers a diverse array of recipes to keep lunchtime exciting day after day. Plus, with helpful tips on meal prep and presentation, parents can feel confident knowing they are sending their little ones off with meals that are as visually appealing as they are delicious.

A highlight of "Tasty Tiffin" that truly stands out is its array of mixed rice creations, ranging from aromatic mushroom biryani to vibrant beetroot rice. These inventive rice dishes offer a delightful twist on traditional favorites, presenting flavors and combinations that I, personally, hadn't explored before. I have found that rice, particularly for kids, is not only easy to enjoy but also incredibly satisfying. When paired with nutritious ingredients and presented with flair, it becomes an irresistible meal option for young palates. With "Tasty Tiffin," kids are treated to a winning combination of taste, health, and visual appeal that leaves them asking for more.

In addition to providing recipes with detailed ingredients and methods, Archana goes the extra mile by including tantalizing tiffin pictures in her cookbook. These vibrant visuals not only showcase how the final dish looks but also offer creative ideas for food combinations. As a food enthusiast, I find this aspect of the book particularly engaging and appealing. Being able to see the colorful array of dishes helps me envision how I can incorporate them into my own meal plans, sparking my culinary creativity and inspiring me to try new flavor pairings. With Archana's thoughtful inclusion of tiffin pictures, the cookbook becomes not just a collection of recipes, but a visual feast that ignites the imagination and whets the appetite.

Archana has ingeniously introduced a weekly Tasty Tiffin Planner, and it's nothing short of a culinary marvel. I was immediately captivated by its meticulous curation and thoughtful design. What struck me most was the inclusion of daily recipes paired with corresponding grocery lists. You can create your own planner to ensure that no ingredient is overlooked, making meal preparation a breeze and eliminating any last-minute grocery runs. Such meticulous planning not only streamlines the cooking process but also serves as a powerful motivator for culinary exploration. With this book, trying new recipes becomes an exciting and achievable endeavor, inspiring home cooks to embrace creativity in the kitchen and savor the joy of discovering delicious new flavors.


As a parent myself, I know firsthand the struggle of finding nutritious yet appealing foods for kids. That's why this book has become my go-to resource for packed lunches. Doshi's recipes have transformed mealtime into a fun and flavorful adventure, and I can't wait to see the smiles on my kids' faces as they discover each new culinary delight.

"Tasty Tiffin" is a game-changer for parents looking to provide wholesome meals that kids will actually want to eat. With its creative recipes, practical advice, and unwavering commitment to flavor and nutrition, it's a must-have addition to any family cookbook collection. Thanks to Archana Doshi, packing a nutritious lunch has never been easier – or more delicious!


Format: Paperback

Price: INR 339

Pages: 152

Publisher: HarperCollins India

Availability: Amazon

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  1. This book seems to be the answer to the prayers of many mothers who struggle to find variety when packing their childrens' lunch boxes. 40 different varieties is sure to bring a smile to the kids' and moms' faces. Sandy N Vyjay

  2. Archana Doshi’s “Tasty Tiffin” is a culinary treasure! The creative lunch plans are perfect for kids, blending taste with nutrition. A must-have for parents seeking variety and health in their child’s diet.

  3. I think I got the right gift for this rakhi for my bhabhi. They both will surely going to love this recipe book for their kids. They were looking for tiffin recipes that provides a wholesome meal with creativity, flavour and full-on nutrition. Thanks for sharing