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The Food Of India
Each recipe is photographed as it is made, and is accompanied by pictures of techniques, equipment and ingredients, while stunning photographs shot on location in each country evoke their distinctive colour, cultures and histories. Discover the vast array of dishes which make up the cuisine of today's India: from traditional Moghul dishes such as korma and kofta, to a sele ...more
paperback, 296 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Murdoch Books
(first published January 1st 2002)
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This book is a gorgeous journey for the senses -- I couldn't put it down without paging through nearly half the book first... each photo is so tempting. I have tried a few of the recipes, as well, and there is enough variety here to keep me busy experimenting with Indian cuisine for quite some time!
The range of recipes in this book, especially the vegetarian, makes it great, since most Indians are vegetarian. The carrot and peas is superb and easy. The salads are great. The meats are good too. Every recipe works well. The techniques are clear, even when they can be a little complex. But then to get great flavours you need to put in the effort. Though I find the fish are difficult to manage. I have made several of them and since its so hard to get fresh fish, or the right fish, they can fai ...more
I have been using this book as my quintessential Indian food cook book for a while now and although I haven't made it through even half the recipes, I simply love the ones I have cooked and I love the images/history/story that accompanies. I'd highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys Indian food and cooking Indian food.