Stockists of our Gujarati Indian Cookbook:

Thank you to all the lovely stockists around New Zealand and online of 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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  • 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..

  • 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

  • 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

A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That: The mother-daughter duo bringing authentic Indian cuisine to home cooks

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
  • Mother Daughter Food Duo

    03 May 2021

    Laxmi and Jayshri's Gujarati Indian cookbook, A Little Bit Of This, A Little Bit Of That (Gourmand Best in the World winner)... Recipe Here

  • Authentic Gujarati Indian cuisine

    15 May 2021

    A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That: The mother-daughter duo bringing authentic Indian cuisine to home cooks... Read Here

  • Kiwi-born Gujarati shares

    3 April 2021

    Being a Kiwi-born Gujarati, Jayshri wasn't able to translate her mum's 'a little bit of this and that' instructions into successful meals. Listen Here


A stunning hard cover cookbook packed with over 100 mouth-watering recipes, including favourites such as lamb curry; a Sunday
Roast Chicken and a Lamb Kofta recipe with a masala twist. Featured in the largest section..

  • Hospitality Business

    24 March 2021

    A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That, filled with close to 100 home cooked recipes; it’s an ode to the food Jayshri grew up with her Mum cooking. As testament to their success, the 2000 copies they had printed on release sold out within three months...

    Read Here

  • Listener Best Cookbook

    Lorraine Jacobs 2018

    Cookbooks to tempt you into the kitchen are gifts that keep on giving. Here are our recommendations of the years's most exciting releases, from New Zealand and beyond. Click her. First time Authors Christchurch mother and daughter who share their family recipes... Read Here

  • Column

    8 April 2021

    The book, brilliantly titled A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That, was a runaway success. These days, it’s a far more celebrated and widely appreciated cuisine in New Zealand but even in saying that, both Jayshri and Laxmi were blown away by how popular their cookbook was on its release. Read Here

Metropal Magazine

Too delicious to forget: Jayshri Ganda’s culinary journey. Family meals so good that she needed to know how to replicate them is where Jayshri Ganda’s culinary journey began.