Sanjeev Kapoor (born April 10, 1964) is a Indian Chef and television personality. He is best known as the author of numerous Indian style cookbooks and the host of Khana Khazana, a popular cookery program shown on the Zee television network since 1993. The show completed over 650 episodes as of February, 2007.
His television show won the Best Cookery Show Award given by the Indian Television Academy (ITA) in 2001. He was also the recipient of the Best Executive Chef of World Award by H & FS and the Mercury Gold Award at Geneva, Switzerland by IFCA. Singapore Airlines recruited him as one of the members of its "International Culinary Panel", helping to create a meal called Shahi Thali in 2006.
Afghanistan has a wide varying terrain allowing for many different crops. Afghan cuisine is largely based upon the nation's chief crops: cereals like wheat, maize, barley and rice. Accompanying these staples are dairy products (yogurt, whey), various nuts, and native vegetables, and fresh and dried fruits; Afghanistan is well known for its grapes. Afghanistan's culinary specialties reflect its ethnic and geographic diversity and has similarities with neighboring Iran,Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and Turkmenistan. It is similar to cuisines of the Middle-East and Central Asia and the South Asian Subcontinent. Khana Pakana is the source for authentic Afghani Recipes, Afghani Food, and Cooking Techniques from Afghanistan.