The Bengali Five Spice Chronicles
Rinku Bhattacharya takes you on a personal journey of Bengali cuisine and culture in this book that won the Gourmand Award for Best Indian Cuisine Book.
Offer: 0781813050 Bengalis have been compared to the French in terms of food-obsessed peoples, as dining and entertaining are such an integral part of the culture. The book begins with a thorough introduction to Bengali culture and cooking, including sections on spices, ingredients, and equipment. Following are recipe chapters (incorporating a balance of traditional and contemporary recipes) on:
- Rice & Breads
- Fried Vegetables and Fritters
- Vegetarian First Courses
- Vegetarian Entrees, Eggs
- Chicken & Poultry
- Meat Dishes
- Chutneys & Relishes
- Drinks & Snacks
Includes 180 easy-to-follow recipes, plus sections on spice pastes, spice blends, and essential tools, and sidebars with family anecdotes and historical and cultural information. In this cookbook, author Rinku Bhattacharya takes you on a personal journey of Bengali food, cuisine and culture. The Bengali Five Spice Chronicles won the Gourmand Award for Best Indian Cuisine Book for 2013.
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