Author:Minakshie Das Gupta, Bunny Gupta, and Jaya Chaliha

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The Calcutta Cookbook: A Treasury of Over 200 Recipes from Pavement to Palace

By: Minakshie Das Gupta, Bunny Gupta, and Jaya Chaliha

Price: $7.25

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Penguin: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032934

ISBN: 0140469729

Condition: New


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 info