Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery

Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery

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Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery is a revised and updated edition of her seminal cookery book, Illustrated Indian Cookery, which sold 3/4 million copies.

This edition has been completely re-designed and re-photographed in a larger hardback format to make it the essential reference book on Indian cuisine. With chapters on meat, poultry, fish and vegetables as well as pulses, breads and rice, relishes, chutneys and pickles, Madhur guides you through the colourful range of Indian food, from classic curries like Rogan Josh, Tandoori-style Chicken to Naan Bread and recipes for more unusual dishes such as Salmon Steamed with Mustard Seeds and Tomato, and Drunken Orange Slices.

Complete with comprehensive background information on ingredients, equipment, authentic preparation techniques and suggested menus, Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery brings you Indian food at its best.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 218 x 276 x 26mm | 1,259.98g
  • BBC BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0563488212
  • 9780563488217
  • 86,890

Review quote

A new edition of an old book, the bestselling Illustrated Indian Cookery, revised and updated with new photographs and a larger format. The old version soon established itself as the best single volume guide to Indian cuisine, covering many recipes from the familiar Rogan Josh, Tandoori Chicken and Naan Bread to the more unusual Salmon Steamed with Mustard Seeds and Tomato and Drunken Orange Slices. There is also a huge amount of information about ingredients, equipment and specialist preparation techniques. Owners of this book's previous incarnation will not be able to resist replacing their old, presumably well-thumbed copies. Readers new to Indian cookery have a treat in store.
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About Madhur Jaffrey

Now regarded by many as the world authority on Indian food, Madhur Jaffrey was born in Delhi and is an award-winning actress and bestselling cookery author. Her first book, An Invitation to Indian Cookery, was published in 1973 and since then she has written over 15 cookbooks, now considered classics in their field, including Madhur Jaffrey's Ultimate Curry Bible and Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian. She has appeared in over 20 films, including Merchant Ivory's Heat and Dust and Cotton Mary. In 2006 she published her memoir of childhood, Climbing the Mango Trees.
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