Title The East Indian Kitchen: Enduring Flavours of Maharashtrian-Portuguese Fusion Cuisine
Book Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Westland Limited
Seller ID 109545
What makes The East Indian Kitchen an excellent recipe book is that it provides the readers with recipes as well as background knowledge about the East Indians of Bombay. The readers are given numerous recipes, some of which are traditional recipes, while the others are new variants of some old recipes. Most of these new recipes have been created by the newer generations of East Indians.Apart from these wonderful recipes, the readers are also given all the information that they could ever need about the East Indian people. They are provided with several historical facts about them as well as detailed descriptions of their customs and traditions, through the ages. Their traditions are mostly those of Portuguese and Maharashtrian origins. All of this helps to make the book an interesting one for the readers.The author has also included numerous illustrations in his book. Two ace artists, namely Eustace Fernandes and Philip Victor DíMello, have made these sketches for the book. These illustrations help to make the book even more captivating for the readers.The recipes provided in The East Indian Kitchen have been explained in detail by the author. Many of these recipes were originally passed on to younger generations only in the oral form and were not written by anyone. Such recipes are thus extremely valuable and add to the worth of this book.
The East Indian Kitchen: Enduring Flavours of Maharashtrian-Portuguese Fusion Cuisine Michael Swamy