Six Spices

Six Spices Author Neeta Saluja
ISBN-10 0789211750
Year 2014
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Abbeville Press
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"Six Spices demystifies the exotic and complex flavors of Indian cuisine by focusing not only on its essential ingredients-hot chili powder, fragrant coriander, sweet cumin, roasted nutty mustard seeds, bold asafetida, and hearty turmeric-but also on the methods used in incorporating them into delicious recipes"--

5 Spices 50 Dishes

5 Spices  50 Dishes Author Ruta Kahate
ISBN-10 9781452133737
Year 2013-09-17
Pages 132
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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The premise is simple: with five common spices and a few basic ingredients, home cooks can create fifty mouthwatering Indian dishes, as diverse as they are delicious. Cooking teacher Ruta Kahate has chosen easy-to-find spices—coriander, cumin, mustard, cayenne pepper, and turmeric—to create authentic, accessible Indian dishes everyone will love. Roasted Lamb with Burnt Onions uses just two spices and three steps resulting in a meltingly tender roast. Steamed Cauliflower with a Spicy Tomato Sauce and Curried Mushrooms and Peas share the same three spices, but each tastes completely different. Suggested menus offer inspiration for entire Indian dinners. For quick and easy Indian meals, keep it simple with 5 Spices, 50 Dishes.

The Indian Spice Kitchen

The Indian Spice Kitchen Author Monisha Bharadwaj
ISBN-10 0781811430
Year 2005-06-30
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Hippocrene Books
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A guide to Indian cuisine. This work takes the reader through key ingredients, with over 200 recipes. From the earthy, creamy lentil dishes and yogurt-based marinades in North Indian cooking to the rice, coconut and curry leaves that are famous staples of the South, it provides a context for every regional classic.

From Mom with Love

From Mom with Love   Author Pushpa Bhargava
ISBN-10 9780976185123
Year 2009
Pages 181
Language en
Publisher Greenleaf Book Group
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Provides a collection of recipes for breakfast and brunch dishes, snacks, side dishes, dals, breads, rice dishes, non-vegetarian dishes, pickles, chutneys, condiments, drinks, and desserts.

Food Lit

Food Lit Author Melissa Brackney Stoeger
ISBN-10 9781598847062
Year 2013
Pages 350
Language en
Publisher ABC-CLIO
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An essential tool for assisting leisure readers interested in topics surrounding food, this unique book contains annotations and read-alikes for hundreds of nonfiction titles about the joys of comestibles and cooking.

Flavors of India

Flavors of India Author Shanta Nimbark Sacharoff
ISBN-10 1570670234
Year 1996-01-01
Pages 191
Language en
Publisher Book Publishing Company (TN)
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Vegetarianism has become more popular in India, and this cookbook includes some of the regional specialities. The recipes cover beverages, snacks, chutneys, dairy products, vegetable dishes, rice, dal, breads and sweets. Also included is information on the essential spices in Indian cooking.

The Three Sisters Indian Cookbook

The Three Sisters Indian Cookbook Author Sereena Kaul
ISBN-10 0857200275
Year 2010-10-14
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Simon & Schuster UK
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Priya, Sereena and Alexa Kaul's family left Kashmir to live in the UK. The three girls grew up in Derbyshire and loved rushing home from school to watch their mother make delicious dahl, korma and rogan josh with fresh spices from brought from Kashmir. When they had families of their own they longed for a spice box like the one their mother had - full of all the spices needed to make the recipes they craved from their childhood. So they created a spice box with thirteen essential spices and collected 100 family recipes that can easily made at home - just add ingredients from any supermarket or high street grocer. This book is the three sisters' own collection of easy to make Indian dishes. Whether you are a traditional or a creative cook or you have a busy lifestyle you will enjoy making and creating these delicious recipes. There is detailed section on how to identify and use fresh spices and plenty of information about the medical and culinary uses of ginger, cardamom, turmeric and more. Nearly all the dishes can be made in advance and frozen so ditch the take away menu and make your own fresh versions of our favourite cuisine with real Indian flavours and spices.

Salt Fat Acid Heat

Salt  Fat  Acid  Heat Author Samin Nosrat
ISBN-10 9781476753836
Year 2017-04-25
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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New York Times Bestseller A visionary new master class in cooking that distills decades of professional experience into just four simple elements, from the woman declared “America’s next great cooking teacher” by Alice Waters. In the tradition of The Joy of Cooking and How to Cook Everything comes Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, an ambitious new approach to cooking by a major new culinary voice. Chef and writer Samin Nosrat has taught everyone from professional chefs to middle school kids to author Michael Pollan to cook using her revolutionary, yet simple, philosophy. Master the use of just four elements—Salt, which enhances flavor; Fat, which delivers flavor and generates texture; Acid, which balances flavor; and Heat, which ultimately determines the texture of food—and anything you cook will be delicious. By explaining the hows and whys of good cooking, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat will teach and inspire a new generation of cooks how to confidently make better decisions in the kitchen and cook delicious meals with any ingredients, anywhere, at any time. Echoing Samin’s own journey from culinary novice to award-winning chef, Salt, Fat Acid, Heat immediately bridges the gap between home and professional kitchens. With charming narrative, illustrated walkthroughs, and a lighthearted approach to kitchen science, Samin demystifies the four elements of good cooking for everyone. Refer to the canon of 100 essential recipes—and dozens of variations—to put the lessons into practice and make bright, balanced vinaigrettes, perfectly caramelized roast vegetables, tender braised meats, and light, flaky pastry doughs. Featuring 150 illustrations and infographics that reveal an atlas to the world of flavor by renowned illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat will be your compass in the kitchen. Destined to be a classic, it just might be the last cookbook you’ll ever need. With a foreword by Michael Pollan.

The 4 hour Chef

The 4 hour Chef Author Timothy Ferriss
ISBN-10 9780547884592
Year 2012
Pages 671
Language en
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Presents a practical but unusual guide to mastering food and cooking featuring recipes and cooking tricks from world-renowned chefs.

On Food and Cooking

On Food and Cooking Author Harold McGee
ISBN-10 1416556370
Year 2007-03-20
Pages 896
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Harold McGee's On Food and Cooking is a kitchen classic. Hailed by Time magazine as "a minor masterpiece" when it first appeared in 1984, On Food and Cooking is the bible to which food lovers and professional chefs worldwide turn for an understanding of where our foods come from, what exactly they're made of, and how cooking transforms them into something new and delicious. Now, for its twentieth anniversary, Harold McGee has prepared a new, fully revised and updated edition of On Food and Cooking. He has rewritten the text almost completely, expanded it by two-thirds, and commissioned more than 100 new illustrations. As compulsively readable and engaging as ever, the new On Food and Cooking provides countless eye-opening insights into food, its preparation, and its enjoyment. On Food and Cooking pioneered the translation of technical food science into cook-friendly kitchen science and helped give birth to the inventive culinary movement known as "molecular gastronomy." Though other books have now been written about kitchen science, On Food and Cooking remains unmatched in the accuracy, clarity, and thoroughness of its explanations, and the intriguing way in which it blends science with the historical evolution of foods and cooking techniques. Among the major themes addressed throughout this new edition are: Traditional and modern methods of food production and their influences on food quality The great diversity of methods by which people in different places and times have prepared the same ingredients Tips for selecting the best ingredients and preparing them successfully The particular substances that give foods their flavors and that give us pleasure Our evolving knowledge of the health benefits and risks of foods On Food and Cooking is an invaluable and monumental compendium of basic information about ingredients, cooking methods, and the pleasures of eating. It will delight and fascinate anyone who has ever cooked, savored, or wondered about food.

Classic Indian Cooking

Classic Indian Cooking Author Julie Sahni
ISBN-10 9780688037215
Year 1980-10-01
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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This extraordinary cookbook, Classic Indian Cooking, amounts to a complete course in Indian cuisine. Elucidated by over 100 line drawings, it systematically introduces the properties of all the basic spices and special ingredients of Indian food, then explains the techniques employed in using them, always with the help of comparisons to familiar Western methods. It is immediately obvious that Indian food is rich and varied, yet not difficult to prepare. The cooking principles are basic and wellknown. The utensils needed are few and simple. As Julie Sahni says, "If you know how to fry, there are few tricks to Indian food." Every recipe has been especially designed for the American kitchen -- practically all the ingredients can be found in any American supermarket and there are scores of time-saving shortcuts with the food processor and handy directions for ahead-of-time preparation. Following a lively and absorbing introduction to the history of India's classic Moghul cuisine, Julie guides the cook through the individual components that make up an Indian meal. She begins with delicious appetizers like Crab Malabar and Hyderabad lime soup; continues through main courses, both nonvegetarian and vegetarian (this book is a treasure trove for the non-meat eater); goes on to all the side dishes and traditional accompaniments, from spinach raita and lentils with garlic butter to saffron pilaf and whole wheat flaky bread; and ends with the glorious desserts, like Ras Malai, sweetmeats, and beverages. Clear, illustrated, step-by-step instructions accompany the cook through every stage, even for making the many wondrous Indian breads, both by hand and with the food processor. And at the end of each recipe are balanced serving suggestions for every kind of meal, Among the many special features are ideas for appropriate wines, a useful spice chart, a complete glossary (which might also come in handy when ordering in Indian restaurants), and a mailorder shopping guide that will make Indian spices accessible anywhere. Most important, Julie Sahni imparts the secrets to mastering the art of Indian cooking. Even the beginner will quickly learn to move within the classic tradition and improvise with sureness and ease. Julie Sahni has written a masterpiece of culinary instruction, as readable as it is usable, a joy to cook from, a fascination to read.

660 Curries

660 Curries Author Raghavan Iyer
ISBN-10 9780761187462
Year 2016-07-05
Pages 809
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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Curry is Salmon with Garlic and Turmeric. Curry is Grilled Chicken with Cashew-Tomato Sauce. Curry is Asparagus with Tomato and Crumbled Paneer. Curry is Lamb with Yellow Split Peas, Chunky Potatoes with Spinach, Tamarind Shrimp with Coconut Milk, Baby Back Ribs with a Sweet-Sour Glaze and Vinegar Sauce, Basmati Rice with Fragrant Curry Leaves. Curry is vivid flavors, seasonal ingredients, a kaleidoscope of spices and unexpected combinations. And 660 Curries is the gateway to the world of Indian cooking, demystifying one of the world's great cuisines. Presented by the IACP award–winning Cooking Teacher of the Year (2004), Raghavan Iyer, 660 Curries is a joyous food-lover's extravaganza. Mr. Iyer first grounds us in the building blocks of Indian flavors—the interplay of sour (like tomatoes or yogurt), salty, sweet, pungent (peppercorns, chiles), bitter, and the quality of unami (seeds, coconuts, and the like). Then, from this basic palette, he unveils an infinite art. There are appetizers—Spinach Fritters, Lentil Dumplings in a Buttermilk Coconut Sauce—and main courses—Chicken with Lemongrass and Kaffir-Lime Leaves, Lamb Loin Chops with an Apricot Sauce. Cheese dishes—Pan-Fried Cheese with Cauliflower and Cilantro; bean dishes—Lentil Stew with Cumin and Cayenne. And hundreds of vegetable dishes—Sweet Corn with Cumin and Chiles, Chunky Potatoes with Golden Raisins, Baby Eggplant Stuffed with Cashew Nuts and Spices. There are traditional, regional curries from around the subcontinent and contemporary curries. Plus all the extras: biryanis, breads, rice dishes, raitas, spice pastes and blends, and rubs. curry, n.—any dish that consists of either meat, fish, poultry, legumes, vegetables, or fruits, simmered in or covered with a sauce, gravy, or other liquid that is redolent with any number of freshly ground and very fragrant spices and/or herbs.

Six Seasons

Six Seasons Author Joshua McFadden
ISBN-10 9781579657789
Year 2017-05-02
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Artisan Books
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“Never before have I seen so many fascinating, delicious, easy recipes in one book. . . . [Six Seasons is] about as close to a perfect cookbook as I have seen . . . a book beginner and seasoned cooks alike will reach for repeatedly.” —Lucky Peach The debut cookbook from Joshua McFadden, a chef with the soul of a farmer and the palate of a visionary Joshua McFadden, chef and owner of renowned trattoria Ava Gene’s in Portland, Oregon, is a vegetable whisperer. After years racking up culinary cred at New York City restaurants like Lupa, Momofuku, and Blue Hill, he managed the trailblazing Four Season Farm in coastal Maine, where he developed an appreciation for every part of the plant and learned to coax the best from vegetables at each stage of their lives. In Six Seasons, McFadden channels both farmer and chef, highlighting the evolving attributes of vegetables throughout their growing seasons—an arc from spring to early summer to midsummer to the bursting harvest of late summer, then ebbing into autumn and, finally, the earthy, mellow sweetness of winter. Each chapter begins with recipes featuring raw vegetables at the start of their season. As weeks progress, McFadden turns up the heat—grilling and steaming, then moving on to sautés, pan roasts, braises, and stews. His ingenuity is on display in 225 revelatory recipes that celebrate flavor at its peak.

Ayurvedic Cooking for Self healing

Ayurvedic Cooking for Self healing Author Usha Lad
ISBN-10 8120820231
Year 2005
Pages 254
Language en
Publisher Motilal Banarsidass Publishe
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Ayurveda, the ancient healing art of India, teaches that food plays an essential part in one's health and sense of well-being. Here is an authentic guide of the Ayurvedic approach to food and tasty vegetarian cooking. The recipes are formulated using herbs and spices to help balance constitution of each person. The effects of the foods on individual constitution are included with every recipe together with the medicinal properties of many of the foods. This is a cookbook and much more. The Chapters included in this book are on the principles of Ayurveda and individual constitution; maintaining one's health, digestion and constitutional balance; the importance of proper food combining for optimal well-being; setting up an Ayurvedic kitchen and planning menus inclusive of every member of your family; and more than 100 recipes of delicious Ayurvedic cuisine. Three more important sections are included-nearly three hundred simple remedies for everything from the common cold and skin problems to stabilizing blood sugar in diabeties, all using familiar household herbs, fruits and vegetables; a chart for determining your individual constitution; comprehensive food guide lines; and a listing of the qualities of foods and their effects on the doshas.

Vegan Indian Cooking

Vegan Indian Cooking Author Anupy Singla
ISBN-10 9781572847026
Year 2012-07-06
Pages 248
Language en
Publisher Agate Publishing
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This beautiful follow-up to Anupy Singla's widely praised first cookbook, the Indian Slow Cooker, is a unique guide to preparing favorite recipes from the Indian tradition using entirely vegan ingredients. Featuring more than 50 recipes, and illustrated with color photography throughout, these great recipes are all prepared in healthful versions that use vegan alternatives to rich cream, butter, and meat. The result is a terrific addition to the culinary resources of any cook interested in either vegan or Indian cuisine. Singla--a mother of two, Indian emigre, and former TV news journalist--has a distinctive style and voice that brings alive her passion for easy, authentic Indian food. Some of these recipes were developed by her mother through the years, but many Singla developed herself, including fusion recipes that pull together diverse traditions from across the Indian subcontinent. She shows the busy, harried family that cooking healthy is simple and that cooking Indian is just a matter of understanding a few key spices. As Singla sees it, acquiring and using the proper spices is the key to preparing her healthful recipes at home. Singla has recently brought to market her own line of traditional Indian spice trays (also known as a masala dabba), which is being sold by retail outlets like Williams-Sonoma. Vegan Indian Cooking builds off of Singla's vast expertise in simplifying and perfecting Indian spices and unique, custom spice blends, making delicious Indian cooking accessible to even the most hurried home chef.