Comprises two main sections: a look at the history of Bollywood - its stylisation, high and low art, musical world and best directors and stars - embedded with stories and anecdotes; and, an introduction to twenty of Bollywood's greatest film stars and their food choices, including 3-4 recipes from each star.
'The chutzpah of Bollywood is a reflection of how we feel about food. There is a constant celebration, the mingling of colours and flavours, the near excess of emotive breathlessness. There is no better way to sample the high life of India than to see what our gods - the Bollywood royals - eat and enjoy.' Bulbul Mankani celebrates the sensuality and vibrancy of Bollywood by marrying it with the food of the stars. This book is a feast for the senses, revelling in fun, food and film. "The Bollywood Cookbook" is comprised of two main sections: a fascinating look at the history of Bollywood - its stylisation, high and low art, musical world and best directors and stars - embedded with charming stories and anecdotes. And an introduction to twenty of Bollywood's greatest film stars and their food choices - from childhood treats to food fetishes and favourite restaurants - including 3-4 recipes from each star. Brimming with eye-catching photography, interviews with film legends and delicious Indian recipes, this book is a joy to read and to cook from.
Bulbul Mankani spent a peripatetic childhood across four countries. After a few years with the Taj group of hotels, she landed herself a career in media, spanning advertising, television and films. Her television series Shahi Dawat anchored by Saeed Jaffrey, on the royal cuisine of India, was seen in India and the UK. Her enduring passions are writing, travel and photography. She has published her food and travel explorations in Elle, Free & Easy, Namaskar and Travel Times amongst many others. She lives between Mumbai, Bhiwadi and Paris.
The Bollywood Cookbook by Bulbul Mankani
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