A bible of Indian cuisine: a superb, comprehensive recipe book about India's most authentic dishes, which are increasingly appreciated on an international scale, selected by one of the world's greatest experts on Indian cuisine.
A detailed panorama of ingredients and cooking techniques to help aspiring cooks to prepare their favourite traditional Indian dishes for every occasion, in an easy-to-follow format. Every kind of Indian food is considered, from bread to aperitifs, snacks, desserts, meat and fish. The book also talks about the fascinating history of Indian culinary culture, based on the belief that different foods have different properties and this has a direct effect on our health and mental well-being. Subdivided into 11 chapters dealing with different themes, the book contains more than 1,000 original recipes, updated for use in a modern kitchen and accompanied by comprehensive explanations. The book also contains a number of recipes suggested by some of the world’s most famous Indian chefs and 200 colour illustrations made specially for the publication. Finally, Cucina Indiana has a highly original design: the cover and the fabric bag which comes with the book are the result of a restyling of a traditional Indian rice-bag.