From the simple stringing together of lemon garlands for the goddess Durga, to dividing the prasadam or blessed foods for the children first, I came to associate food not only with feminity, but also with purity and divinity.
More Padma Lakshmi quotes :
In truth, I am a single mother. But I don't feel alone at all in parenting my daughter. Krishna has a whole other side of her family who loves her, too. And so Krishna is parented by me, but also by her grandmother and aunts and cousins and uncles and friends.Padma Lakshmi
I think wine is such a big universe that it's kind of like food - it's intimidating to a lot of people, myself included.Padma Lakshmi
People always comment about my clothes. They don't think a fashionable woman can love food and be knowledgeable and actually cook.Padma Lakshmi