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Curry : a tale of cooks and conquerors

Curry : a tale of cooks and conquerors

Author: E M Collingham
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Curry tells the story of an array of familiar Indian dishes and the people who invented, discovered, cooked and ate them.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E M Collingham
ISBN: 9781407073309 1407073303
OCLC Number: 1100664556
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color), map
Contents: Chicken tikka masala : the quest for an authentic Indian meal --
Biryani : the great Mughals --
Vindaloo : the Portuguese and the chilli pepper --
Korma : East India Company merchants, temples and the nawabs of Lucknow --
Madras curry : the British invention of curry --
Curry powder : bringing India to Britain --
Cold meat cutlets : British food in India --
Chai : the great tea campaign --
Curry and chips : Syhleti sailors and Indian takeaways --
Curry travels the world.
Responsibility: Lizzie Collingham.


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Marvellous and well-illustrated...based on exhaustive research and full of intriguing nuggets of information -- Chandak Sengoopta * Independent * A beautifully balanced book, melding historical fact Read more...

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