Simple Indian

Simple Indian : the Fresh Tastes of India's New Cuisine

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In "Simple Indian", award-winning Indian chef Atul Kochhar shares his passion for Indian food with a wonderful collection of recipes based in the rich culinary tradition of the sub-continent. Atul's style of cooking is contemporary and his enticing recipes reflect the diversity of modern Indian food with its vibrant colours and intriguing blends of flavours. Recipes are drawn from all parts of India, from the rich, meat-based Moghul food of the North to the vegetarian curries of Goa and Kerala and the aromatic fish dishes of Bengal and Assam.Atul provides a hands-on guide to cooking superb authentic Indian food at home. His recipes contain imaginative flavour combinations, with an emphasis on the use of fresh ingredients, carefully balanced spices and simple culinary techniques. Cooking techniques are clearly explained in the recipes; a good home cook will find most of the dishes in the book easy to prepare and even a beginner could attempt many of them successfully. There are also menu suggestions and general guidelines for choosing dishes to complement each for the parfect Indian dining experience.
Comprehensively researched and beautifully photographed, "Indian Essence" is an invaluable guide to preparing modern Indian food.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 198 x 254 x 16mm | 639.58g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 70 photos
  • 1844001512
  • 9781844001514
  • 123,682

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"'Mouth-watering dishes' Observer Food Monthly; 'A glorious array of exotic cuisine' Irelands Food and Wine"
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About Atul Kochhar

Atul Kochhar is one of London's most exciting and critically acclaimed chefs. Whilst Head Chef of Tamarind he became one of only two Indian chefs in the world to be awarded a coveted Michelin star, whilst creating one of the most enticing Indian restaurants in London. He recently opened his own restaurant, Benares, in Mayfair to great acclaim, where he continues to reshape the
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