This is not the first time the prolific cookbook writer has won recognition from the World Gourmand organisation. Fruitastic (2006) won the Gourmand's Award of the Jury; Vegemania (2007) won Best Vegetarian Book in the World award; and two of her children's books, Hayley's Fruitastic Garden (2010) won Best Health and Nutrition Book (Malaysia) while Hayley's Vegemania Garden (2010) won Best Vegetarian Cuisine Book (Malaysia).
The book was also launched in Kuala Lumpur at the beautiful Carcosa Sri Negara where guests were served specially prepared Myanmar cuisine with recipes from the book. His Excellency U. Tha Aung Nyun, Ambassador of the Union of Myanmar in Malaysia launched the book. Special guests include Mr Ramachandran, Executive Director of the National Book Development Council of Singapore, family members and friends.