Curries and Bugles: A Memoir and a Cookbook of the British Raj

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HarperCollins, 1990 - Cooking - 324 pages
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A third-generation child of the Raj, Jennifer Brennan dishes up recipes for staunch British fare like Tipsy Laird and wholly Indian dishes like Saag Gosh. Interwined with these hearty recipes are her touching memories of life in Punjab and Kashmir, a testament to faded glory and scrumptious good taste. Illustrated.

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Curries and bugles: a memoir and a cookbook of the British Raj

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A unique and fascinating book guide to a bygone era. Brennan, author of The Cuisines of Asia ( LJ 7/84), grew up in India during the last days of British rule. Her book is an engrossing social history ... Read full review

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I read this every morning over cereal in bits and bites and although every Liberal Arts class I ever had says there is something to be said for the stodgy comfort of British food and routines like tea mixed with spicy unpredictable India. Comfort, but not the Edna Lewis kind. Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
1
THE SPICES AND AROMATICS OF INDIA
21
KIPPERS AND KEDGEREE FOR BURRA HAZRI
49
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About the author (1990)

Jennifer Brennan is the mother of two children who has been married for more than 20 years. During that time, she has experienced all the ups and downs that come with being a wife and mother. Along the way, she's also learned a lot of important lessons ... which you can use to avoid making the most common parental mistakes and improve the quality of life for your family and especially for your children!

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