In Bibi s Kitchen

In Bibi s Kitchen
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Author: Hawa Hassan
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781984856746
Release: 2020-10-13
Editor: Ten Speed Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Grandmothers from eight eastern African countries welcome you into their kitchens to share flavorful recipes and stories of family, love, and tradition in this transporting cookbook-meets-travelogue. “Their food is alive with the flavors of mangoes, cinnamon, dates, and plantains and rich with the history of the continent that had been a culinary unknown for much too long.”—Jessica B. Harris, food historian, journalist, and public speaker NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker • The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Bon Appétit • NPR • San Francisco Chronicle • Food Network • Vogue • Delish • The Guardian • Smithsonian Magazine • Salon • Town & Country In this incredible volume, Somali chef Hawa Hassan and food writer Julia Turshen present 75 recipes and stories gathered from bibis (or grandmothers) from eight African nations: South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comoros, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, and Eritrea. Most notably, these eight countries are at the backbone of the spice trade, many of them exporters of things like pepper and vanilla. We meet women such as Ma Shara, who helps tourists “see the real Zanzibar” by teaching them how to make her famous Ajemi Bread with Carrots and Green Pepper; Ma Vicky, who now lives in suburban New York and makes Matoke (Stewed Plantains with Beans and Beef) to bring the flavor of Tanzania to her American home; and Ma Gehennet from Eritrea who shares her recipes for Kicha (Eritrean Flatbread) and Shiro (Ground Chickpea Stew). Through Hawa’s writing—and her own personal story—the women, and the stories behind the recipes, come to life. With evocative photography shot on location by Khadija Farah, and food photography by Jennifer May, In Bibi's Kitchen uses food to teach us all about families, war, loss, migration, refuge, and sanctuary.

In Bibi s Kitchen

In Bibi s Kitchen
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Author: Hawa Hassan
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781984856739
Release: 2020
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Grandmothers from eight eastern African countries welcome you into their kitchens to share flavorful recipes and stories of family, love, and tradition in this transporting cookbook-meets-travelogue. "Their food is alive with the flavors of mangoes, cinnamon, dates, and plantains and rich with the history of the continent that had been a culinary unknown for much too long."--Jessica B. Harris, food historian, journalist, and public speaker NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker - The New York Times Book Review - The Washington Post - Bon Appétit - NPR - San Francisco Chronicle - Food Network - Vogue - Delish - The Guardian - Smithsonian Magazine - Salon - Town & Country In this incredible volume, Somali chef Hawa Hassan and food writer Julia Turshen present 75 recipes and stories gathered from bibis (or grandmothers) from eight African nations: South Africa, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comoros, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, and Eritrea. Most notably, these eight countries are at the backbone of the spice trade, many of them exporters of things like pepper and vanilla. We meet women such as Ma Shara, who helps tourists "see the real Zanzibar" by teaching them how to make her famous Ajemi Bread with Carrots and Green Pepper; Ma Vicky, who now lives in suburban New York and makes Matoke (Stewed Plantains with Beans and Beef) to bring the flavor of Tanzania to her American home; and Ma Gehennet from Eritrea who shares her recipes for Kicha (Eritrean Flatbread) and Shiro (Ground Chickpea Stew). Through Hawa's writing--and her own personal story--the women, and the stories behind the recipes, come to life. With evocative photography shot on location by Khadija Farah, and food photography by Jennifer May, In Bibi's Kitchen uses food to teach us all about families, war, loss, migration, refuge, and sanctuary.

Feed the Resistance

Feed the Resistance
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Author: Julia Turshen
Pages: 143
ISBN: 9781452168432
Release: 2017-10-17
Editor: Chronicle Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From favorite cookbook author Julia Turshen comes this practical and inspiring handbook for political activism—with recipes. As the millions who marched in January 2017 demonstrated, activism is the new normal. When people search for ways to resist injustice and express support for civil rights, environmental protections, and more, they begin by gathering around the table to talk and plan. These dishes foster community and provide sustenance for the mind and soul, including a dozen of the healthy, affordable recipes Turshen is known for, plus over 15 more recipes from a diverse range of celebrated chefs. With stimulating lists, extensive resources, and essays from activists in the worlds of food, politics, and social causes, Feed the Resistance is a must have handbook for anyone hoping to make a difference.

Small Victories

Small Victories
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Author: Julia Turshen
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781452148762
Release: 2016-09-06
Editor: Chronicle Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

I can't wait to cook my way through this amazing new book, Ina Garten writes in the foreword to this cookbook of more than 400 recipes and variations from Julia Turshen, writer, go-to recipe developer, co-author for best-selling cookbooks such as Gwyneth Paltrow's It's All Good, Mario Batali's Spain...on the Road Again, and Dana Cowin's Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen. The process of truly great home cooking is demystified via more than a hundred lessons called out as "small victories" in the funny, encouraging headnotes; these are lessons learned by Julia through a lifetime of cooking thousands of meals. This beautifully curated, deeply personal collection of what Chef April Bloomfield calls "simple, achievable recipes" emphasizes bold-flavored, honest food for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. More than 160 mouth-watering photographs from acclaimed photographers Gentl + Hyers provide beautiful instruction and inspiration elevate this entertaining and essential kitchen resource for both beginners and accomplished home cooks.

Coconut Sambal

Coconut   Sambal
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Author: Lara Lee
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781526603524
Release: 2020-05-14
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Vibrant and authentic recipes from the bountiful islands of Indonesia Beyond Indonesia's lush rainforests, tropical seas and abundant rice fields lies a country not often seen by visitors. It is one of bustling local markets, lively street food stalls, colourful shops and houses and generous community spirit. From these islands comes one of the most diverse cuisines in the world, weaving flavours of lemongrass, chilli, tamarind and coconut into dishes that are fragrant, colourful and bold. In Coconut & Sambal Australian-born chef Lara Lee takes us on a journey to trace her family's Indonesian roots, and in the kitchens of her grandmother, extended family and welcoming strangers alike, she discovers the secrets to real Indonesian cookery. Now she shares more than 80 authentic, mouth-watering recipes that have been passed down through the generations, so you can recreate dishes such as Nasi goreng, Beef rendang, Chilli prawn satay and Pandan cake. There are also recipes for a variety of sambals: fragrant, spicy relishes – ranging from mild to fiery – that are quick to make and can liven up any dish, making them the soul of every meal. The recipes in Coconut & Sambal use easily accessible ingredients and simple techniques and are interwoven with beguiling tales of life on the islands and vibrant food and travel photography, shining a light on the magnificent but little-known cuisine of Indonesia.

Guyanese Style Cooking

Guyanese Style Cooking
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Author: Bibi Sazieda Jabar
Pages: 192
ISBN: 1462063373
Release: 2011-11-14
Editor: iUniverse

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book will teach you to cook a variety of flamboyant, scrumptious, and mouthwatering dishes using traditional and unique Guyanese ingredients. You will prepare and enjoy tasty and spicy dishes in no time. For people who cannot eat spicy, you can prepare these appetizing dishes with just enough spice so your taste buds can savor that once in a lifetime culinary experience. My book will enable you to make curry dishes in a matter of minutes. The recipes are easy and very practical for any occassion! You will enjoy cooking curry for your family and they will be pleasantly surprised at your culinary skills. You will enjoy creating easy and unusual desserts in no time!

Cooking in a Small Kitchen

Cooking in a Small Kitchen
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Author: Arthur Schwartz
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781250162878
Release: 2018-05-29
Editor: Picador

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Cooking in a Small Kitchen is a four-star cooking guide that shows you how to cut loose like a cordon bleu chef in a kitchen the size of a closet. If cramped quarters have stifled your menu or limited your company for dinner, Arthur Schwartz, expansive Daily News food editor, tells you how to prepare delicious, sophisticated cuisine in a pinch for yourself and any number of guests. A devotee of the small kitchen himself (“the small size of your kitchen actually dictates a few of the basic rules of good, basic cooking and sensible easting”), Schwartz gives invaluable tips on how to juggle space and get double use from utensils, discusses ranges, extols food processors for the time and effort they save, and compiles “must have” lists of implements for the efficient kitchen. Ranging from the modest to the opulent, the 236 international recipes in Cooking in a Small Kitchen include entries for soups, pasta, salads, one-pot and skillet dinners, and desserts, in addition to unique sections on breakfast or brunch and dinners for two and four that provide complete menus and advise you on timing and what kitchenware to use. A creative gourmet, well versed in the world’s great culinary traditions, Schwartz masterfully teaches readers how to manage a king's cuisine in a pauper's pantry.

My Bombay Kitchen

My Bombay Kitchen
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Author: Niloufer Ichaporia King
Pages: 338
ISBN: 9780520249608
Release: 2007-06-18
Editor: Univ of California Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A detailed guide to the culinary traditions of the Parsi population of India features 165 tempting recipes that capture one of India's most colorful regional cuisines and offers a personal overview of the ideas, tastes, ingredients, and cooking techniques of Parsi cuisine.

Aloha Kitchen

Aloha Kitchen
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Author: Alana Kysar
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780399581366
Release: 2019-03-26
Editor: Ten Speed Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From Maui native and popular food blogger Alana Kysar, this gorgeous cookbook of 85 fresh and sunny recipes reflects the major cultures that have influenced local Hawaiʻi food over time: Native Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, Korean, Filipino, and Western. In Aloha Kitchen, Alana Kysar takes you into the homes, restaurants, and farms of Hawaiʻi, exploring the cultural and agricultural influences that have made dishes like plate lunch and poke crave-worthy culinary sensations with locals and mainlanders alike. Interweaving regional history, local knowledge, and the aloha spirit, Kysar introduces local Hawaiʻi staples like saimin, loco moco, shave ice, and shoyu chicken, tracing their geographic origin and history on the islands. As a Maui native, Kysar's roots inform deep insights on Hawaiʻi's multiethnic culture and food history. In Aloha Kitchen, she shares recipes that Hawaiʻi locals have made their own, blending cultural influences to arrive at the rich tradition of local Hawaiʻi cuisine. With transporting photography, accessible recipes, and engaging writing, Kysar paints an intimate and enlightening portrait of Hawaiʻi and its cultural heritage.

It s All Good

It s All Good
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Author: Gwyneth Paltrow
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781455522705
Release: 2013-04-02
Editor: Grand Central Life & Style

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Gwyneth Paltrow, Academy-Award winning actress and bestselling cookbook author, returns with recipes for the foods she eats when she wants to lose weight, look good, and feel more energetic. Last spring, after a particularly grueling schedule and lapse of overindulgence, Gwyneth Paltrow was feeling fatigued and faint. A visit to her doctor revealed that she was anemic, vitamin D deficient, and that her stress levels were sky high. He prescribed an elimination diet to clear out her system and help her body heal. But this meant no coffee, no alcohol, no dairy, no eggs, no sugar, no shellfish, no deep-water fish, no wheat, no meat, no soy, nothing processed at all! An avid foodie, Paltrow was concerned that so many restrictions would make mealtime boring, so, together with Julia Turshen, she compiled a collection of 185 delicious, easy recipes that followed her doctor's guidelines. And it worked! After changing her diet, Paltrow healed totally, felt more energetic and looked great. Now, in It's All Good, she shares the go-to dishes that have become the baseline for the restorative diet she turns to whenever she feels she needs it. Recipes include: Huevos Rancheros, Hummus Tartine with Scallion-Mint Pesto, Salmon Burgers with Pickled Ginger, even Power Brownies, Banana "Ice Cream," and more!

Xi an Famous Foods

Xi an Famous Foods
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Author: Jason Wang
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781647000080
Release: 2020-10-13
Editor: Abrams

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The long-awaited cookbook from an iconic New York restaurant, revealing never-before-published recipes Since its humble opening in 2005, Xi’an Famous Foods has expanded from one stall in Flushing to 14 locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. CEO Jason Wang divulges the untold story of how this empire came to be, alongside the never-before-published recipes that helped create this New York City icon. From heavenly ribbons of liang pi doused in a bright vinegar sauce to flatbread ï¬?lled with caramelized pork to cumin lamb over hand-pulled Biang Biang noodles, this cookbook helps home cooks make the dishes that fans of Xi’an Famous Foods line up for while also exploring the vibrant cuisine and culture of Xi’an. Transporting readers to the streets of Xi’an and the kitchens of New York’s Chinatown, Xi’an Famous Foods is the cookbook that fans of Xi’an Famous Foods have been waiting for.

Open Kitchen

Open Kitchen
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Author: Susan Spungen
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9780525536680
Release: 2020-03-03
Editor: Penguin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Simple, stylish recipes for fearless entertaining from the renowned food stylist, New York Times contributor, and founding food editor of Martha Stewart Living. As a professional recipe developer, avid home cook, and frequent hostess, Susan Spungen is devoted to creating perfectly simple recipes for good food. In Open Kitchen, she arms readers with elegant, must-make meal ideas that are easy to share and enjoy with friends and family. An open kitchen, whether physical or spiritual, is a place to welcome company, to enjoy togetherness and the making of a meal. This cookbook is full of contemporary, stylish, and accessible dishes that will delight and impress with less effort. From simple starters such as Burrata with Pickled Cherries and centerpieces such as Rosy Harissa Chicken, to desserts such as Roasted Strawberry-Basil Sherbet, the dishes are seasonal classics with a twist, vegetable-forward and always appealing. Filled with practical tips and Susan's "get-ahead" cooking philosophy that ensures streamlined, stress-free preparation, this cookbook encourages readers to open their kitchens to new flavors, menus, and guests. Perfect for occasions that call for simple but elevated comfort food, whether it's a relaxed gathering or a weeknight dinner, Open Kitchen shows readers how to maximize results with minimal effort for deeply satisfying, a little bit surprising, and delicious meals. It is a cookbook you'll reach for again and again.

Baking at the 20th Century Cafe

Baking at the 20th Century Cafe
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Author: Michelle Polzine
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781648290053
Release: 2020-10-20
Editor: Artisan Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

“Dazzling. . . . [Polzine] brings a fresh approach and singular panache. . . . Her clear voice and precise, idiosyncratic instructions will allow home bakers to make exquisite fruit tarts with strawberries and plums, elegant cookies and layer cakes.” —Emily Weinstein, New York Times, The 14 Best Cookbooks of Fall 2020 “This book . . . just keeps on giving. An absolute joy for bakers.” —Diana Henry, The Telegraph (U.K.), The 20 Best Cookbooks to Buy This Autumn Admit it. You're here for the famous honey cake. A glorious confection of ten airy layers, flavored with burnt honey and topped with a light dulce de leche cream frost­ing. It's an impressive cake, but there's so much more. Wait until you try the Dobos Torta or Plum Kuchen or Vanilla Cheesecake. Throughout her baking career, Michelle Polzine of San Francisco's celebrated 20th Cen­tury Cafe has been obsessed with the tortes, strudels, Kipferl, rugelach, pierogi, blini, and other famous delicacies you might find in a grand cafe of Vienna or Prague. Now she shares her passion in a book that doubles as a master class, with over 75 no-fail recipes, dozens of innovative techniques that bakers of every skill level will find indispensable (no more cold but­ter for a perfect tart shell), and a revelation of in­gredients, from lemon verbena to peach leaves. Many recipes are lightened for contem­porary tastes, and are presented through a California lens—think Nectarine Strudel or Date-Pistachio Torte. A surprising num­ber are gluten-free. And all are written with the author's enthusiastic and singular voice, describing a cake as so good it "will knock your socks off, and wash and fold them too." Who wouldn't want a slice of that? With Schlag, of course.

The New Rules of Cheese

The New Rules of Cheese
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Author: Anne Saxelby
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781984857897
Release: 2020
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A fun and quirky guide to the essential rules for enjoying cheese, including tips on selecting and tasting different varieties, serving and pairing cheeses, as well as a brief history on cheese and a rundown of how cheeses are made. This richly illustrated book from a lauded cheesemonger--perfect for all cheese fans, from newcomers to experts--teaches you how to make a stylish cheese platter, repurpose nibs and bits of leftover cheese into something delicious, and expand your cheese palette and taste cheeses properly. Alongside the history and fundamentals of cheese-making, you'll even learn why cheese is actually good for you (and doesn't make you fat!), find enlightenment on the great dairy debate--pasteurized versus not pasteurized--and improve your cheese vocabulary with a handy lexicon chart.

Jikoni

Jikoni
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Author: Ravinder Bhogal
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781526622921
Release: 2020-07-09
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Jikoni means 'kitchen' in Kiswahili, a word that perfectly captures Ravinder Bhogal's approach to food. Ravinder was born in Kenya to Indian parents; when she moved to London as a child, the cooking of her new home collided with a heritage that crossed continents. What materialised was a playful approach to the world's larder, and Ravinder's recipes do indeed have a rebellious soul. They are lawless concoctions that draw their influences from one tradition and then another – Cauliflower Popcorn with Black Vinegar Dipping Sauce; Spicy Aubergine Salad with Peanuts, Herbs and Jaggery Fox Nuts; Skate with Lime Pickle Brown Butter; Tempura Samphire and Nori; Lamb and Aubergine Fatteh; or utterly irresistible Banana Cake accompanied by Miso Butterscotch and Ovaltine Kulfi. These proudly inauthentic recipes are what you might loosely call 'immigrant cuisine', with evocative stories from a past that illustrates the powerful relationship between food, people, place and identity. The tastes and smells of this brazen new world are sophisticated, welcoming, fresh, exciting and bold.

Ceci s African Kitchen

Ceci   s African Kitchen
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Author: Ceci Tchakounte Tadfor
Pages: 100
ISBN: 9781546278856
Release: 2019-04-12
Editor: AuthorHouse

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Many recipes found in this culinary collection come from the English-speaking parts of Cameroon. Some dishes might be familiar; some might not. One way or the other, I do hope you will find some new dishes or a new flavor that is appealing, one that will make all your kitchen efforts worthwhile. Now with the introduction of Ceci’s African Kitchen cookbook, adventurous food connoisseurs can prepare these new dishes in their own kitchens. It is my hope that my food blog, Ceci’s African Kitchen (www.cecisafricankitchen.com), and this publication, a dream come true, will help spread the word about the good tastes of African cuisine as well as many other ethnic food favorites from around the world.

Meals Music and Muses

Meals  Music  and Muses
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Author: Alexander Smalls,Veronica Chambers
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781250241009
Release: 2020-02-25
Editor: Flatiron Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Iconic chef and world-renowned opera singer Alexander Smalls marries two of his greatest passions—food and music—in Meals, Music, and Muses. More than just a cookbook, Smalls takes readers on a delicious journey through the South to examine the food that has shaped the region. Each chapter is named for a type of music to help readers understand the spirit that animates these recipes. Filled with classic Southern recipes and twists on old favorites, this cookbook includes starters such as Hoppin’ John Cakes with Sweet Pepper Remoulade and Carolina Bourbon Barbecue Shrimp and Okra Skewers, and main dishes like Roast Quail in Bourbon Cream Sauce and Prime Rib Roast with Crawfish Onion Gravy. Complete with anecdotes of Smalls’s childhood in the Low Country and examinations of Southern musical tradition, Meals, Music, and Muses is a heritage cookbook in the tradition of Edna Lewis’s A Taste of Country Cooking.

A Kitchen Safari

A Kitchen Safari
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Author: Yvonne Short
Pages: 198
ISBN: 177007807X
Release: 2009
Editor: Random House Struik

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Beautifully illustrated, A Kitchen Safari is not only a cookbook but also a practical souvenir; its fabulous scenic and wildlife photography brings to life the food and safari experience

Snacking Cakes

Snacking Cakes
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Author: Yossy Arefi
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780593139660
Release: 2020-10-16
Editor: Clarkson Potter

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Find sweet satisfaction with 50 easy, everyday cake recipes made with simple ingredients, one bowl, and no fuss. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR BY BON APPÉTIT AND ONE OF FALL'S BEST COOKBOOKS BY THE NEW YORK TIMES AND FOOD & WINE "[Snacking Cakes] hits the sweet spot. . . . Cake for breakfast? Yes, please!"--Martha Stewart Living In Snacking Cakes, the indulgent, treat-yourself concept of cake becomes an anytime, easy-to-make treat. Expert baker Yossy Arefi's collection of no-fuss recipes is perfect for anyone who craves near-instant cake satisfaction. With little time and effort, these single-layered cakes are made using only one bowl (no electric mixers needed) and utilize ingredients likely sitting in your cupboard. They're baked in the basic pans you already own and shine with only the most modest adornments: a dusting of powdered sugar, a drizzle of glaze, a dollop of whipped cream. From Nectarine and Cornmeal Upside-Down Cake and Gingery Sweet Potato Cake to Salty Caramel Peanut Butter Cake and Milk Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Cake, these humble, comforting treats couldn't be simpler to create. Yossy's rustic, elegant style combines accessible, diverse flavors in intriguing ways that make them easy for kids to join in on the baking, but special enough to serve company or bring to potlucks. Whether enjoyed in a quiet moment alone with a cup of morning coffee or with friends hungrily gathered around the pan, these ever-pleasing, undemanding cakes will become part of your daily ritual.

Made in India

Made in India
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Author: Meera Sodha
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780241278833
Release: 2016-03-31
Editor: Penguin UK

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

*From the Fortnum & Mason Cookery Writer of the Year 2018* The top ten bestselling Indian cookbook that will change the way you cook, eat, and think about Indian food, forever. Real Indian food is fresh, simple and packed with flavour and in MADE IN INDIA, Meera Sodha introduces Britain to the food she grew up eating here every day. Unlike the stuff you get at your local curry house, her food is fresh, vibrant and surprisingly quick and easy to make. In this collection, Meera serves up a feast of over 130 delicious recipes collected from three generations of her family: there's everything from hot chappatis to street food (chilli paneer and beetroot and feta samosas), fragrant curries (spinach and salmon or perfect cinnamon lamb curry), to colourful side dishes (pomegranate and mint raita, kachumbar salad), and mouth-watering puddings (mango, lime and passion fruit jelly and pistachio and saffron kulfi). 'Full of real charm, personality, love and garlic' Yotam Ottolenghi 'Wonderful, vibrant...deeply personal food, alive and authentic - the best sort - and, frankly, I want to cook everything in this book' Nigella Lawson **Look out for FRESH INDIA, Meera Sodha's new cookbook**