"Sahana Vij believes that food can foster bonds among people, that baking is a path to understanding the lives of others, and that through cooking she can improve the world she lives in. She backs up her beliefs with action, donating her proceeds from Bake Away to No Kid Hungry. This young baker gives me hope for the future."
"Sahana brings her own blend of innovation and artistry to each recipe in Bake Away. She takes us on a journey, demonstrating on each page and with every experience that baking fosters community. Through charitable donations Sahana shows her love to give, reinforcing our faith that food has the power to help others.”
“What a treat to hear Sahana's stories through her words and experiences. If there was a space in the sibling baking club, I would most certainly have jumped in line. From Atlanta to Temescal Valley, molten lava cake to cinnamon bagels, you won’t be able to choose where to start your journey in Bake Away. My suggestion is to start at page one and live the book, page by page, until you reach Sahana enlightenment!”
"I am so impressed with Sahana's thoughtful approach to developing recipes and the sense of place she imbues in her creations. The road trip she's created through her fun dishes is inspiring and creative."
"It is so encouraging to see a young person like Sahana following her dreams by writing this inspired cookbook and committing to her convictions by donating her royalties to No Kid Hungry. Her recipes are diverse, playful, and absolutely delicious. Sahana has taken this opportunity to remind us of the deeper reason cooking is a central part of our lives: creating connections and making memories with the people we love."
“Reading each recipe took me on a culinary journey with Sahana, and I will be using this amazing cookbook in my kitchen for years to come! I feel a bond with Sahana through a shared influence of travel that inspires our baking, and her dedication to making the world a better place makes her a hero among us!”
“Food has always been a language of love, and the act of breaking bread together creates more than just memories, but also communities. Bake Away shares this vision of using food as a bridge and a literal lifeline to help those in need. Sahana's culinary journey is vibrant, dynamic, diverse, and delicious! Her passion and philanthropic spirit shines through her desserts. You’ll enjoy cooking through this book, one sweet bite at a time!”
“Taking inspiration from childhood memories, family travels, and beloved recipes, Sahana has put together an inspired cookbook that leaves me feeling excited about the next generation of passionate cooks”
"Sahana and her recipes are inspiring, adventurous, and full of gratitude. Bake Away is a clever collection of work for a heartfelt cause.”
“Bake Away is fun and inspiring. Sahana’s recipes are inviting and approachable for any baker, and she enhances them by weaving in stories from her childhood along the way. Best of all, she’s publishing this book to support a very important cause, No Kid Hungry.”
100% of author royalties from this book will be donated to NO KID HUNGRY