Curries of the WorldAuthor: Mridula Baljekar
Publisher: Lorenz Books
Publish date: August 2005
Over 150 traditional recipes, including classic and well-known curries and unusual regional specialities 500 glorious colour photographs show you exactly what you are aiming to achieve and make successful cooking easy The definitive guide to mouth-watering, authentic curries from India, Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, Malaysia, and the islands of Indonesia and the Philippines A sensational collection of meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian curries, rices, noodles and breads, pickles, chutneys, raitas and sambals Step-by-step recipe presentation takes you through each stage of preparation, with sumptuous full-colour photographs for every featured dish Includes signature dishes from India such as Tandoori Chicken and Lamb Korma, and Asian classics such as Mussaman Curry and Green Prawn Curry Pungent spices and scented flavourings contribute magical tastes to traditional Indian and South-east Asian dishes, and this what makes preparing and eating sensational curries such an exciting and satisying experience. Famous curries, regional specialities and restaurant favourites are surprisingly simple to prepare at home with the instructions in this book and a few inexpensive ingredients which are available in every supermarket.Dishes from every corner of India, Thailand, Burma, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines are featured. Signature dishes from India include Tandoori Chicken and Lamb Korma, while Asian classics include Mussaman Curry and Beef Rendang. Also find out how exotic spices can be used to liven up rice, noodles and breads and to create wonderful accompaniments and side dishes, such as chutneys and raitas.In its practical stand-alone format, this book is a delight to use even when your hands are covered in flour, spice or fat. The book brings together famous curry recipes from all over the world and shows how to make them perfectly, using detailed, easy-to-follow photographic instructions in a practical step-by-step format, plus essential cook's tips throughout. Curries of the World comprises a fabulous collection of meat, poultry, fish and vegetarian curries, rices, noodles and breads, pickles, chutneys, raitas and sambals: together with advice on ingredients, techniques and preparation, it is the only curry reference book and kitchen manual any spice-loving cook will ever need.