Food Network Canada/US Cooking Channel Host and National Best-Selling Author

Bal Arneson is the host of her cooking show called 'The Spice Goddess' on the US Cooking Channel and Food Network Canada which was nominated for a James Beard award and the NAMIC Vision award. Bal is a national best selling author of two cookbooks, 'Everyday Indian', and 'Quick and Healthy Indian' which won the Asian category for Canada by the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. She has judged with Iron Chef Bobby Flay on 'Bobby's Dinner Battles', judged on 'Iron Chef America', and was the leading judge for ‘Cooking With Fire'.

Bal's brand new show 'Spice of Life' launches in January 2014, and her third cookbook 'Bal's Spice Kitchen' launches in Spring 2014.

"Hats off to Bal Arneson, one of our new favourite Indian cookbook authors, for creating such a creamy, savory sauce from a handful of ingredients.”
~ The Washington Post

“Arneson’s journey is a classic rags-to-riches tale”
~ New York Daily News