India

Author: Prem Kishore
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ISBN: 9780781812634
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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.

Flavors of Malaysia

Author: Susheela Raghavan
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ISBN: 9780781812498
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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
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ISBN: 9780781812207
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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.

Rice Curry

Author: S. H. Fernando
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ISBN: 9780781812733
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Over 100 easy-to-follow recipes with stunning colour photographs throughout.

Taste of Nepal

Author: Jyoti Pathak
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ISBN: 9780781813099
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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.

Brazil

Author: Cherie Hamilton
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
ISBN: 9780781810807
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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.

A Taste of Haiti

Author: Mirta Yurnet-Thomas
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
ISBN: 9780781809986
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With African, French, Arabic and Amerindian influences, the food and culture of Haiti are fascinating subjects to explore. From the days of slavery to present times, traditional Haitian cuisine has relied upon staples like root vegetables, pork, fish, and flavour enhancers like Pikliz (picklese, or hot pepper vinegar) and Zepis (ground spices). This cookbook offers over 100 Haitian recipes, including traditional holiday foods and the author's favourite drinks and desserts. Information on Haiti's history, holidays and celebrations, necessary food staples, and cooking methods will guide the home chef on a culinary adventure to this beautiful island. Recipe titles are given in English, Creole, and French.

Regional Greek Cooking

Author: Dean Karayanis
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
ISBN: 9780781811460
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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.

The Indian Spice Kitchen

Author: Monisha Bharadwaj
Publisher: Hippocrene Books
ISBN: 9780781811439
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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.