Curries & Bugles: A Memoir & Cookbook of the British Raj

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Periplus, 2000 - Cooking - 324 pages
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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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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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