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Savoring India: Recipes and Reflections on Indian Cooking (Williams-Sonoma: The Savoring Series)

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The author integrates Indian culture, history and food in an imaginative compilation of 140 classic and contemporary recipes, all beautifully photographed. "Savoring India" is a beautiful book filled with lovely watercolor illustrations and stunning scenic and food photography.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 28th 2006 by Oxmoor House (first published 2001)
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Eddie Watkins
Oct 08, 2014 Eddie Watkins rated it it was amazing
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On a whim my wife gave me this book for Christmas a few years back, and within a year I was besting what passes for Indian food at most restaurants here in Philly. It's kind of a coffee-table eye candy kind of book, oversized with loads of pictures and descriptive text, but it's also a serious cookbook which should end up with cover torn and yellowed with turmeric spread-eagled on your countertop.

I typically use half the amount of onion she calls for, twice the turmeric, and 1/2 to 1/4 the chili
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Mugga
Nov 22, 2013 Mugga rated it it was amazing
I took this book out of the library and I need to own it now. Every recipe I've made in the book has been a hit. Especially the coconut lamb curry and the five different kinds of dal from various regions of India. I'm yet to find an Indian restaurant I love in Boston/Cambridge. The food tends to be an assault on the senses... and perhaps that's what Americans have come to expect from Indian food. However Sahni's recipes are full of subtleties and layers of flavor that I really enjoy and let ...more
Theresa Garton
Jan 24, 2016 Theresa Garton rated it it was amazing
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I love this book! Beautiful pictures, and delicious recipes. There are also lots of pictures of India, and an explanation of Indian culture, specifically how the various recipes fit into that culture. I have made several things from this book, and have enjoyed them all.
Ellen
Aug 14, 2008 Ellen rated it really liked it
Very nice cookbook, I have made 3 recipes from it thus far and all have been amazing. Very rich and tasty. One complaint: occasionally, the author will rave about a certain dish she remembers from her childhood or eats every time she returns to India - and then not give the recipe. Drat.
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