Curries & Bugles: A Memoir & Cookbook of the British Raj
Periplus, 2000 - Cooking - 324 pages
Author Jennifer Brennan grew up in the heart of the British Raj in India, a witness to the unique lifestyle and delectable cuisine born of the fusion between the Anglo and Indian worlds. In Curries and Bugles, winner of the 1990 Best Book in Literary Food Writing by the International Association of Culinary Professionals, Ms. Brennan entertains readers with tales from this captivating culture, offering hundreds of recipes for breakfasts, lunches, snacks, teas, celebrations, and more. From Mulligatawny Soup to savory Chicken Stuffed with Apricots, from sumptuous desserts like Kulfi Malai (Indian ice cream) to pungent teas, home cooks can recreate the authentic tastes of the British Raj with ease, while colorful stories from history and the author's own experience amuse and entertain.
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Review: Curries and Bugles: A Memoir and Cook Book of the British RajUser Review - Kyla - Goodreads
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