Padma Lakshmi on Love, Loss, and What She Ate: Watch The Jess Cagle Interview with the Top Chef Star
03/11/2016 AT 10:40 AM EST
In the book, on stands now, she opens up about her childhood, life as a mother to daughter, Krishna, 6 – and, yes – how she keeps such a svelte figure while being a host of the famed cooking show Top Chef.
The 45-year-old sat down with PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly's editorial director to personally discuss the details. Watch The Jess Cagle Interview, in full, above!