This book consists of 84 quick and easy Indian recipes for everyday meals. I received this book from Tuttle publication for review.
The author of the book was Hari Nayak- Indian educated and working in USA. He is on a mission to spread the enjoyment of Indian cuisine to everyone he meets.
About the author :
Hari Nayak is a graduate of the culinary institute of America. He was the culinary director for the Café Spice brand and also runs his own restaurant consultancy firm, Gourmet Gurus.
His inspiration towards cooking started in his young age by seeing the cooking of his grandmother. She grinds all her masalas freshly.
The author also has influence from other cultures and cuisine, which he experienced while travelling the globe.
About the book :
This book consists of Hari’s all-natural and incredibly tasty indian dishes. The picture of bengal fish curry on the front page was fantastic with brilliant styling.
In the first few pages , the author talks about the café spice story.
The next few pages for simple techniques in indian cooking like deep frying , roasting , steaming etc.
Next the author introduces indian ingredients commonly used and their importance.
The dishes where categorized under nine chapters.
Basics – masala
Chutneys and Accompainments
Starters and salads
Soups and Dals
Vegetables and Cheese
Fish and Seafoods
Poultry and Meat