The Road to Vindaloo
Curry Cook and Curry Books
Road to Vindaloo by David Burnett
Book DescriptionAnother in our "English Kitchen" series, this traces the development of Anglo-Indian cookery, in other words the curry, in English and Scottish cookery books from its earliest appearance in the 18th century through to modern works by Camilla Punjabi and Marguerite Patten. It wanders the lanes and byways of the British occupation of India, unearthing delightful accounts of Imperial eating and explaining how we have grown accustomed to the spice-box of the Raj. The broad intention is to reproduce early recipes for curry and accounts of Anglo-Indian food in their original words. The majority come from printed books, but some are drawn from manuscripts. The narrative traces our enjoyment of Oriental flavours from the 17th century through to the first appearance of a recipe for curry in Hannah Glasse in 1747.Thereafter, it looks at the various classes of cooks who produced popular and interesting recipes, from the female cookbook authors of the 18th century, to the club-cooks of Calcutta and London in the Regency, to the crusty colonels of late Victorian England, and the refined French-influenced chefs of the fin de siecle and pre-First World War days. By way of coda, the authors consider modern recipes from authors such as Madhur Jaffrey and Sir Gulam Noon's Chicken Tikka Masala, Britain's favourite dish. The whole is ornamented by tasty extracts from past literature on eating curries hither and beyond.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781903018576
(187mm x 137mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Prospect Books
Publisher: Prospect Books
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - David Burnett
"David Burnett was formerly with firms such as Gollancz and Heinemann and is now a publisher in his own right, mainly of food books (including Bill Fowler's Countryman's Cooking). He lives in Ludlow.Helen Saberi is author of Afghan Food & Cookery and co-author of Trifle (both Prospect Books) and was principal assistant to Alan Davidson while he wrote the Oxford Companion to Food."
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