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Texistani: Indo Pak Food From A Texas Kitchen

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This book starts with information on types of spices, dry goods, utensils, and any other foods you may need to have on hand to prepare the recipes. The recipes themselves are listed by category (appetizer, dessert, etc.); any extra information, "tricks" or "shortcuts" are noted in the individual recipe.

The recipes include descriptions of how the finished dishes should loo

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Robert Beveridge
Jan 07, 2010 Robert Beveridge rated it really liked it
Beverly A. Hale, Texistani: Indo-Pak Food from a Texas Kitchen (Yard Dog Press, 1998)

Okay, so let me start off by saying that I'm pretty biased towards any cookbook put out by Yard Dog Press (who are also responsible for the Four Bubbas of the Apocalypse). Especially if that cookbook happens to deal with Indian food, which for my money is the world's finest ethnic cuisine there is. If you add in Texas sensibility in ingredient selection and food preparation, well, you've hit the trifecta. That Y
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Katharine Kimbriel
Sep 15, 2008 Katharine Kimbriel rated it really liked it
This is a little gem of a cookbook, the first I ever read on Indo-Pak food. The book is worth buying for the general hints and the recipe "Killer Chicken Corn Soup" alone, not to mention other tasty info.

Why four stars instead of five? Only because the packaging does not compete with other cookbooks in this category. Texistani was literally tossed together when friends of the author started a publishing house. The author simply typed things up and submitted it. So there are no pictures, and it's
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Beverly
Jan 03, 2014 Beverly rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Recommends it for: anyone
For those who want to learn to cook Indian and Pakistani food, but are afraid to try...

If you like to cook, or if you are just starting out, this cookbook is written to bring you up to speed on Indian and Pakistani food. Most of the recipes are Punjabi style, and were collected from friends of the author. Although small, the book contains only recipes that have been tried and completed successfully by American cooks.

Recipes include humorous ancedotes and discuss variations and problems the
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There is a wonderful soup recipie in here that cures my cold every time. Great book!
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I am a collector--of people,stories, recipes,dictionaries, books. I have written novels, short stories, a children's book, comic scripts and gaming modules. I've written an IndoPak cookbook. My first novel is a YA quest fantasy. Currently I'm working on a YA horror, YA fantasy, YA SF and an urban fantasy/paranormal. You can go to my website www.bevhale.com to read some of my stories, including th ...more
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