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From Curries to Kebabs: Recipes from the Indian Spice Trail

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Offers more than one hundred curry recipes from around the world and includes twenty recipes for spiced kebabs.
Title: From Curries to Kebabs
Author: Jaffrey, Madhur
Publisher: Random House Inc
Publication Date: 2003/11/01
Number of Pages: 352
Binding Type: HARDCOVER
Library of Congress: BL2004000995
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published November 4th 2003 by Clarkson Potter
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Celeste
This is almost an anthropology cookbook, showing how Indian cuisine has spread to many countries, and adapted to local ingredients and tastes. I grew up on African curries, and was happy to see my old familiar potato and pea curry in here (not that I need a recipe for that one). British, SE Asian, Sri Lankan, Pakistani recipes - as well as many classical Indian dishes. I've only made one recipe yet, and it was yum. I look forward to making many more. I'm deducting one star for a relative profusi ...more
Angela
An awesome cookbook. I would use it all the time, if not for the fact that most of the people I cook for cannot stand spices of any sort.

Despite that, it is a great read, and the photography tantalizing and illustrative.
Wog
Great recipes but amazing history of India, the Indian diaspora and food history and culture. Checked out from the library and ordered my own copy to keep. Highly recommend it.
Hannah
Feb 24, 2008 Hannah rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: People who read cookbooks over breakfast
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This is a great culinary lens for learning about Indian migration. I don't make a lot of these recipes, but the photos are beautiful and the copy is fascinating.
Julian
Nov 18, 2007 Julian rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Punchy collection - lots of intensely flavored dishes gathered together. It's the kind of book you can jump into at random and know you'll get something impressive.
Sarah
I checked this out from the library not expecting much-- there are so many recipes in here I would like to cook! I am going to buy a copy ASAP.
John
Trace the tastes you love in Indian/SE Asian/African to one and another and beyond; incredible for understanding the foundations of the flavor.
Catherine Woodman
excellent book, with alot of good information in addition to the recipes--and alot of lamb recipes
Amy Elizabeth
Very interesting as a history of spices as well as delicious recipes.
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Madhur Jaffrey is the person who brought curries into the mainstream with her 1973 debut book An Invitation to Indian Cookery.
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