Stockists of our Gujarati Indian Cookbook:

Thank you to all the lovely stockists around New Zealand and online stores who have contributed to and sell our Gujarati Indian Cookbook; A little bit of this, a little bit of that. A mother's secret spice; Love. Jayshri and Laxmi Ganda.


Flo and Frankie, Ponsonby + other locations

Further Doings Studio, Grey Lynn (please ask staff)

The Women's Bookshop, Ponsonby 

Father Rabbit, Herne Bay

Unity Books, High Street, City

Ornament, Point Chevalier

Old Mill Store, Mount Wellington

Paper Plus, Eastridge, Meadowbank, North City, Glenfield, Remuera, Pukekohe, Waiheke



Marston Moor, Commerce Street



Country Style, 60 King Street

Paper Plus, 43 King Street



The Country Providore, Newell Road

Paper Plus, The Base


Te Awamutu

Paper Plus, Te Awamutu



Village Books, Matakaka



Paper Plus, Matamata



Paper Plus, Stratford



Paper Plus, Gisborne



Books a Plenty, Tauranga



Replete Cafe and Store


Bay of Plenty

Paper Plus, Te Puke 



Good Boookshop, Te Aro

Unity Bookstore, Willis Street

Cranfields, 21 College Street, Te Aro

Marsden Books, Karori

Moore Wilson, Tory Street

Palmers, Miramar



Hunterville Village Bookshop



Headleys Book shop, 150 Queen Street

Paper Plus, Masterton 


Palmerston North

Bruce Mckenzie, Palmerston North



Martinborough bookshop, Kitchener Street



Page and Blackmore, Trafalgar Square

Paper Plus, the mall



Paper Plus, Blenheim



Scorpio Books, Hereford Street

Shelf - Home & Gifts, Cashmere

Emma's at Oxford, Oxford

Piccadily Books, Avonhead

University Bookshop,


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Gujarati Cookbook wins Gourmand Best in the World, Laxmi and Jayshri Ganda from New Zealand


A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That Gujarati Indian Cookbook represented New Zealand against the rest of the World and have been awarded the Best Indian Cuisine Book and Best Spices and Herbs Book at the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards –

‘The Oscars of Food Awards’.

  • Jesse Mulligan writes up in Viva about his thoughts on curry and refers to Laxmi Ganda from Gujarati cookbook as an OG. A little bit of this, a little bir of that cookbook that Jesse Mulligan enjoys cooking from.

    Jesse Mulligan... Merits Of Curry

    24 Sept 2021

    That changed somewhat this year when I bought A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That — a cookbook created by Kiwi girl Jayshri Ganda based on the recipes of her mother, Laxmi. Their style is Gujarati..

  • Auckland Food Show First Indian cooking show by Jayshri and Laxmi Ganda who demostrate how to cook Roti, Masala Chicken and Samosa

    The Food Show

    30 July 2021

    Auckland will be welcoming Jayshri Ganda and her mother, Laxmi, to the NEFF Cooking Theatre after their debut show in Christchurch earllier this year. This is the firsy time the we have had anyone cooking up authentic Indian Cuisine on stage... Click Here

  • Gujarati Cookbook Authors share recipe and story on how to make the best and easy to follow Masala Fried Chicken

    Fried Masala Chicken

    14 May 2021

    Today's food segment is a joint effort between Jayshri Ganda and her mum Laxmi. They have teamed up to give everyone the opportunity to make their delicious Indian cuisine at home by putting a cook book Listen Here

M2 Women Magazine Gujarati Indian Cookbook Story with Gujarati recipes award the best in the world

M2 Women Magazine Summer 22 edition


Jayshri and laxmi talk to M2 about the story and passion behind their self published cookbook

"A LITTLE BIT OF THIS, A LITTE BIT OF THAT" A Gujarati Indian Cookbook

We got a chance to chat to Jayshri
about the book, along with what makes Gujarati food so unique, the process they went through when choosing recipes and how it feels to know these family recipes have been loved by so many.

Gujarati Cookbook Book of the week with Rijula Das from News room, With Gujarati recipes one of the best and easy to follow

Newsroom Book of the week

MARCH 2022

A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of Thatby Kiwi Indians Jayshri Ganda and her mum Laxmi is firmly in the second category. It's revivalist at heart and wants to conserve familial traditions.

Christchurch Indian cookbook preserves family recipes

Christchurch Indian cookbook preserves family recipes

Jayshri Ganda came up with the idea of publishing a cookbook of her mum Laxmi's recipes, as a way of documenting what has been passed down from one generation to the next, so that's what they did.

Read the full Article Here