The Ashoka Cookbook: Simple Indian Recipes by Sanjay Majhu
Recreate the intoxicating aroma of the Ashoka cuisine in your own home with "The Ashoka Cook Book". The vast sub-continent of India offers a range of culinary delights as rich and diverse as its people and history. Each region has its own unique cooking style: cream, yogurt, ghee and nuts feature in dishes in the north, while the south favours chillies, coconut and coconut oil. Fish and mustard oil predominate in the east while the west has incorporated the greatest number of foreign ingredients. One element unites these diverse styles - the use of spices to create the flavours and aromas distinctive of Indian cuisine. Containing a comprehensive range of mouth-watering, curry recipes from all over India, whether you are a curry connoisseur or a novice, the "Ashoka Cook Book" teaches you in easy-to-follow steps how to prepare the full spectrum of Indian cuisine from north, south, east and west of the Indian sub-continent in your own home. All the secrets of the Ashoka kitchens are revealed in colourful recipes in the "Ashoka Cook Book", including a whole host of starters and accompaniments from pakora to spiced onions, as well as all your favourite curries from creamy chasnis and kormas to the full bhoona, and a selection of delectable Indian desserts to really impress your guests.