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Author : Prem Kishore
ISBN : 0781812631
Genre : Cooking
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India is a land of contrasts and diversity. This volume succinctly recounts 45,000 years of Indian history, from the earliest Indus valley settlements to the 20th-century struggle against British imperial rule to the challenges facing the country today. Sections on cultural traditions, regional cuisine, dress, and religion bring the varied facets of this nation to life. 50 illustrations.


Author : Cherie Hamilton
ISBN : 0781810809
Genre : Cooking
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The largest nation in South America, Brazil is home to vast rain forests, pristine tropical beaches, and the world's largest river, the Amazon. This book explores the nation's distinct regional cuisine, and explains how Amerindian, European and African contributions have come together to form modern Brazilian cookery. More than 130 recipes range from Feijoada, the Brazilian national dish, to lesser-known delicacies such as Shrimp and Bread Pudding, Crab Soup and Banana Brittle. Also included are suggested menus, a list of ingredient sources, and a glossary of Brazilian culinary terms. The author has travelled extensively throughout the Portuguese-speaking world. She developed a love for Brazilian cooking when she lived in Brazil in the 1960s.

Regional Greek Cooking

Author : Dean Karayanis
ISBN : 0781811465
Genre : Cooking
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Throughout history, Greek cooking has drawn upon influences ranging from the Arabic flavors of North Africa to the cuisine of the Sephardic Jews of Spain, resulting in a rich, diverse culinary tradition. This family cookbook showcases dishes from the key regions of mainland Greece as well as the islands. The recipes are accompanied by fascinated historical notes and family anecdotes which bring to life the community spirit of Greek cuisine.

Mama Nazima S Jewish Iraqi Cuisine

Author : Rivka Goldman
ISBN : 0781811449
Genre : Cooking
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When the Jews fled Iraq for Israel, they could not take their material possessions with them, but did take their rich cuisine. Delicious dishes like Smack ab Thum oo Rihan (Garlic and Basil Fish) and Burekas im Gevina veh Tered (Feta and Spinach Pie) are included in this unique book. Jewish Iraqi aphorisms and beautiful photographs complete this presentation of the foods of the Iraqi Jews. As the saying goes, Man yakle al ein au el'thum (Who desires the food, the eyes or the mouth?).

Polish Holiday Cookery

Author : Robert Strybel
ISBN : 0781809940
Genre : Cooking
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This book acquaints readers with traditional Polish foods associated with various occasions and furnished countless cooking tips and serving suggestions. The clearly written recipes facilitate the preparation of the dishes and their incorporation in the Polish-American mainstream culture. Calendar of Polish Festivities is devoted to those holidays and events connected to a specific time of year. Polish Rites of Passage focuses on life's milestones -- the family occasions that take place at various times of year. This "instruction manual for the culturally aware Polish American" offers over 400 recipes, along with a lexicon of basic foods and culinary concepts, ingredients and procedures, and sample menus.

Tastes From A Tuscan Kitchen

Author : Madeline Armillotta
ISBN : 0781811473
Genre : Cooking
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Over the years, the authors have collected many wonderful recipes from relatives and friends living in Tuscany and other regions of Italy. When deciding to write this book, they considered which of these recipes we used the most and why. Both authors enjoy the distinct flavours in Italian cooking, which are enhanced by the use of fresh herbs and extra virgin olive oil, and also eating a healthy, well-balanced diet of fresh fruits, vegetables, fish, meat, beans and dairy products. They also appreciate that, in today's world, everyone has a busy schedule. Therefore, it became a priority that the recipes offered were not only delicious, but also quick and easy to prepare. The final selection includes a wide variety of mouth-watering favourites presented with concise easy--to-follow instructions and many tasty variations. These variations allow for flexibility in the kitchen and are an enticing invitation to cook creatively. The result is a cookbook that will simplify your life and gratify the tastebuds of your family and friends. This book will become your inspiration for quick, wholesome, everyday meals, a well-thumbed friend supplying a constant source of ideas for delicious day-to-day Italian cooking.

Taste Of Nepal

Author : Jyoti Pathak
ISBN : 0781813093
Genre : Cooking
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Explore Nepal in this new paperback edition! The landlocked nation of Nepal is tucked into the Himalayan mountains between India and China (Tibet). The Nepalese are proud of their time-worn temples, sublime scenery, hiking trails, and a rich and vibrant culture. Their cuisine is surprisingly diverse for such a small country, with influences from Chinese and Indian culinary methods and tastes. In this cookbook, the popular staple daal-baat-tarkaari (rice served with lentils and vegetables) is showcased in all its healthful variations, as are a variety of potato, meat, and fish dishes. With more than 350 authentic, easy-to-follow recipes, Taste of Nepal is a complete culinary journey with guides to Nepali ingredients and kitchen equipment and planning traditional meals, a Nepali-English glossary of terms, and delightful illustrations by a Nepali artist.

Flavors Of Malaysia

Author : Susheela Raghavan
ISBN : 0781812496
Genre : Cooking
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SUPERANNO Over centuries, seafarers, spice traders and immigrants from many cultures left their mark on Malaysian cuisine, which today is a truly unique mélange of flavors. These 150 recipes celebrate the best of the Malaysian table—sizzling satays, savory stir-fries, fragrant rice and noodle dishes and aromatic curries. A detailed introduction to Malaysia's history and cuisine, a guide to ingredients and cooking techniques and personal stories from the author bring the flavors of Malaysia alive.

Menus And Memories From Punjab

Author : Veronica Sidhu
ISBN : 0781812208
Genre : Cooking
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Arranged in a unique menu format, this cookbook takes the reader on a nostalgic culinary journey through Punjab. Featues signature village recipes like Buttermilk Stew with Vegetable Pakoras and the famous Saag and Mukke Di Roti (Stewed Mixed Greens with Corn Flatbread), as well as recipes from a Maharajah's table such as a stunning Roast Leg of Lamb and Royal Bread Pudding. A colourful historical vignette or family anecdote introduces each menu, bringing the culture and cuisine of Pubjab alive for readers.

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