Author:Neha Prasada and Ashima Narain

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Dining with the Maharajas: Thousand Years of Culinary Tradition

By: Neha Prasada and Ashima Narain

Price: $124.87

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Lustre Press/Roli Books: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037392

ISBN: 8174368744

Condition: New


The chefs of the Patiala royal household have more than 140 recipes for pulao in their repertoire. The Rampur royal family used to serve a minimum of 200 dishes at banquets given for visiting heads of state. The royal kitchen of Mahmudabad has in its collection a recipe for a dessert called Sahnak, which is originally attributed to Empress Nur Jehan. The Sailana royal family had skilled chefs who made puris, which when broken had a bird flying out of each of them. In the book, the royals share anecdotes about their and their ancestors’ signature styles of cooking, entertaining, and presentat... View more info