By: Minakshie Das Gupta, Bunny Gupta, and Jaya Chaliha
New Delhi, India, Penguin: 1995
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 032934
The Calcutta Cookbook is much more than a cookery book—it is a culinary chronicle of travellers and traders who built the city that Job Charnock founded. Calcutta 's chronicle began on a hot, wet August afternoon in 1690 when a hungry Charnock climbed off his ship on to the steps of a muddy ghat. The river was Hooghly and the place Sutanati… The story of Calcutta is told by three food lovers—the late gourmet chef and author of Bangla Ranna, Minakshi Das Gupta, and feature writers Bunny Gupta and Jaya Chaliah—who have collected recipes from all over the world. Many of these are family ... View More...