Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian
An Unrivalled Sourcebook of Over 600 Recipes and Ingredients from All Over the Globe
By (author) Madhur Jaffrey
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Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian by Madhur Jaffrey
Book DescriptionVegetarian cookery, once associated with the East, is now a firmly established part of our Western culture and eating habits. As meat-free cooking has grown in popularity and sophistication, we have borrowed a whole range of techniques and ideas from various cultures, creating an exciting tradition of globally influenced vegetarian cuisine. Rather than approaching vegetarianism from a dry, didactic standpoint, this major cookery book takes as its starting point the principle that vegetarian cooking is one of the most interesting, dynamic areas in food today and provides a collection of the very best vegetarian recipes the world's cuisines have to offer. Chapter to chapter the book focuses on different ingredients, from vegetables and grains to pulses and dairy products, providing fascinating information about less familiar ingredients, such as wild rice or the many kinds of salad leaves available. Over 500 vegetarian recipes draw on the whole world for their inspiration, from Thailand to Tunisia, from the Mediterranean to Mexico. Throughout Madhur Jaffrey's renowned talent for informing and inspiring her audience is apparent, and her own personal anecdotes and stories set the recipes in context. Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian will be a milestone in modern cuisine and is a cookbook which is set to be on kitchen shelves for many, many years to come.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780091863647
(255mm x 195mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Ebury Press
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 8-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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UK Kirkus Review » Jaffrey has gone truly global for this collection of over 700 recipes, gathered dozens of countries in the Far East, the Caribbean, South America, the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Separate chapters present the staples of vegetarian cuisine in a text combining historical details and personal anecdotes with practical tips on preparation and cooking a whole range of dishes. It all makes such colourful reading, you simply don't notice the absence of illustrations. Light years from the nut-cutlet era, this is a real magnum opus. (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - Madhur Jaffrey
Now regarded by many as the world authority on Indian food, Madhur Jaffrey was born in Delhi and is an award-winning actress and bestselling cookery author. Her first book, An Invitation to Indian Cookery, was published in 1973 and since then she has written over 15 cookbooks, now considered classics in their field, including Madhur Jaffrey's Ultimate Curry Bible and Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian. She has appeared in over 20 films, including Merchant Ivory's Heat and Dust and Cotton Mary. In 2006 she published her memoir of childhood, Climbing the Mango Trees.
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