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Taste of Indiaby Madhur Jaffrey
Synopses & Reviews
Lavish Praise for A Taste of India "Bidding fair to be the definitive book on Indian cooking, it is rich with [Jaffrey's] personal reminiscences and anecdotes, her culinary heritage and her vast knowledge of the significance of foods in both their religious and historical contexts." Bon Appétit "One of the few expensive books I believe is worth every dollar. It might be called the definitive work on India's culinary heritage." Chicago Sun-Times "Jaffrey may be the best stylist of today's cookbook writers." Newsday "Certainly the most ambitious, enlightening cookbook ever to come out of India." New York Post "Not only the best Indian cookbook but a unique book about India." Gourmet "This is the book I would unhesitatingly select if I could take just one on vacation." Chicago Tribune "Probably the most beautiful cookbook in years." Metropolitan Home "An impressive and tantalizing tour of one of the world's great melting pots." Publishers Weekly
Take a culinary tour of India. Visit each of India's 16 main culinary regions through anecdotes and recipes.
About the Author
Madhur Jaffrey, author and actress, grew up in Delhi and moved to London to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. She has appeared in numerous radio and television plays, on Broadway, and in films. Equally well known as a writer, she is the author of three books on Indian Cuisine. Ms. Jaffrey is married, with three children, and lives in New York City.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Food for Body and Soul.
Delhi with Punjab and Haryana.
Uttar Pradesh with Rahasthan and Madhya Pradesh.
Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
Basic Recipes and General Notes.
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