The Cafe Spice Cookbook (9780804853477)

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Tuttle Publishing
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84 recipes; 144 color photos
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8 X 8

This easy-to-follow Indian cookbook allows you to recreate your favorite Indian dishes, that you know you like, in your own kitchen!

The Cafe Spice Cookbook provides you with all the instructions you'll need to prepare delicious and authentic Indian food, using ingredients available at any supermarket or health food store.

This book features 84 recipes, including:
  • Shrimp Stuffed Pappadum
  • Chickpea Curry with Sweet Potato
  • Okra Masala
  • Paneer with Creamed Spinach
  • Lobster Khadai
  • Tandoori Spiced Roasted Chicken
  • Pork Vindaloo
  • Tomato and Curry Leaf Quinoa
  • Naan Bread
  • Milk Dumplings in Saffron Syrup
  • And much more!

Experienced chef and author Hari Nayak starts with an introduction to basic techniques and ingredients, even including tips like how to properly store herbs and spices. From tasty chutneys and yummy vegetarian options to savory curries and creamy desserts, everyone can find something to love in this cookbook!

About the Author:
Hari Nayak is part of the creative new generation of chefs from Asia. As a young boy, he watched his grandmother grind fresh spices in the traditional stone mortar, and knew that being around good food was what he wanted to do, always. Since graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Hari has worked in the food industry for more than twenty years--including stints at renowned New York restaurants like Aquavit and Daniel, as well as others in London and Paris. He is the author of seven other cookbooks including Modern Indian Cooking and My Indian Kitchen. Hari was born in Udupi, India and now lives in New Jersey.

Jack Turkel has been a professional photographer for more than forty years. From the space shuttle and mountain tops to his photographs of the everyday, his creative eye has expertly captured an impressive list of subjects and settings. He did the photography for both My Indian Kitchen and Easy Indian Cooking, too.