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Published: 01 May 2007

352 Pages | 34 halftones & 5 maps

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195320015

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A Tale of Cooks and Conquerors

Lizzie Collingham

  • Serves up a delectable history of Indian cuisine, ranging from the imperial kitchen of the Mughal invader Babur to the smoky cookhouse of the British Raj
  • Reveals that almost every well-known Indian dish is the product of a long history of invasion and the fusion of different food traditions
  • Filled with colorful anecdotes and curious historical facts, and attractively designed with 34 illustrations, 5 maps, and numerous recipes