Curry: A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors
Curry serves up a delectable history of Indian cuisine, ranging from the imperial kitchen of the Mughal invader Babur to the smoky cookhouse of the British Raj.
In this fascinating volume, the first authoritative history of Indian food, Lizzie Collingham reveals that almost every well-known Indian dish is the product of a long history of invasion and the fusion of different food traditions. We see how, with the arrival of Portuguese explorers and the Mughal
Richly spiced with colorful anecdotes and curious historical facts, and attractively designed with 34 illustrations, 5 maps, and numerous recipes, Curry is vivid, entertaining, and delicious--a feast for food lovers everywhere.
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In her latest book, historian Collingham successfully depicts the vivid history of Indian foods and cooking.Curry is richly peppered with illustrations, maps, and, of course, recipes. Beginning with a ... Leer reseña completa
The Quest for an Authentic Indian Meal
The Great Mughals
The Portuguese and the Chilli Pepper
East India Company Merchants Temples and the Nawabs of Lucknow
The British Invention of Curry
Bringing India to Britain
British Food in India
The Great Tea Campaign