Lina Gautam was born and brought up in Kathmandu Nepal. She came to England when she married her husband, Shiva Gautam. They moved to Ireland in 1997 to open multiple award winning, MONTY'S of kathmandu, Ireland's first Nepalese restaurants in Dublin's fashionable Temple bar where Lina gives regular Nepalese home cooking demonstrations. Lina is also a regular guest chef on RTE, Today show.
Our range of food is focused on capturing different flavours and aromas by hand blending exotic spices creating simple, subtle in flavour, colourful and most of all tempting, and very tasty meal made from wholesome ingredients.
Lina saw the crave and demand for the taste of their food from Monty's, but unable to find the way to showcase her wholesome products on shelves of food retailers. The Food Academy Programme helped her to find the route to a wider market which give more customer's the chance to experience and enjoy the taste of the Pure and Simple range.