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  2. Dec 6, 2022
Food for Life instructor gets kids excited about learning culinary skills by passing on what she learned in her own childhood

Sapna Von Reich was 11 when her mom turned over family cooking duties to her and her older sister, Rita, during summer vacations from school. Von Reich grew up in Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, India, where vegetarian dishes, such as lentils, rice, and homemade chapati—whole-wheat Indian tortillas—were staples.