ANJALI PATHAK    Book Number: 84974    Product format: Hardback

Classic dishes for a new generation of Indian food lovers, the author is the granddaughter of the founders of Patak's, the popular brand of Indian-style curry pastes, sauces and spices and is a respected chef, food writer and culinary teacher. Her fresh and friendly introduction to South Asian cuisine reflects how we cook today with seasonal and vegetable-focussed recipes. Big and glamorous with full page colour photos of the dishes, dozens of family snapshots and displays of relishes and chutneys, barbecue ideas and delicious cocktails like a Crimson Ginger Sparkler or a Maple and Lime Mojito, this is an extra special cook book. We can dive in and sample Coconut-Crusted Shrimp, Corn Fritters with Avocado Salsa, the magic of chillies, and good old Chicken Biryani, Chai-Smoked Bass using tealeaves in the old Chinese tradition, One Pot Chicken with Smoked Spices, Carrot, Onion and Spinach Bhajis, pizza bases, stuffed paratha, blazing burgers through to delicious Baby Apple Tarte Tatin with Spiced Caramel or Roast Hazelnut and Cardamom Ice Cream. Throughout there are chefs tips and secrets like how to bulk out and make more of a meal of dhal by stirring in some fresh greens like spinach or watercress, using up old veg, making a quick coleslaw with crunchy purple cabbage to serve with grilled meats, kitchen shortcuts like making scented oils with rosemary, ginger, Quick Wilted Mustard Greens or Saffron and Honey Naan Bread. The photographs are glossy and mouth-watering, the paper quality excellent and the ideas to transform familiar foods in unexpected ways spicily exciting. 224pp in First Edition, colour photos, 7½" x 10".
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ISBN 9780804188265
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