Padma Lakshmi offered up a rare peek at her life outside of Bravo's Top Chef when she shared a sweet moment of her daughter, who she lovingly nicknamed Little Hands, with her dad, Adam Dell. The photo included a caption that shouts out the incredible role Adam plays in their daughter's life.
"Happy Father's Day! Everyone should be lucky enough to have such a loving father. Thank you for all you do for us," Padma wrote on Instagram.
Padma recalled the early days of her romance with Adam in her 2016 memoir, Love, Loss, and What We Ate. They welcomed their daughter in 2009, decided to go their separate ways along the way, and later rekindled their romance sometime in 2017.
Padma spoke a bit about their relationship in an interview with The Daily Dish that same year. "I'm with somebody who likes to read The New York Times in bed too," she said. "I guess you can call it dating. We make dinner for our kid and hope she goes to sleep soon."
Above, she speaks more about her life in the video above.
Over the weekend, the fashionista and foodie also had a message for another important man in her life, her own stepdad, Peter. "Happy Father’s Day to all the official and unofficial fathers out there. Peter, you weren’t perfect, but you were there, which is more than I can say for... Oh, and thanks for that Copper Pinto and for teaching me how to change the oil!" she wrote alongside a photo of her little girl with her stepdad.