The Road to Vindaloo: Curry Cooks & Curry Books

The Road to Vindaloo: Curry Cooks & Curry Books

by David Burnett, Helen Saberi

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Overview

A book tracing 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781909248120
Publisher: Boyars, Marion Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/02/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

CHRIS SALEWICZ has been writing on popular culture for more than 20 years. He wrote Bob Marley: Songs of Freedom. Salewicz edited the booklet contained in the 4-CD box set Tougher Than Tough: The Story Of Jamaican Music, and co-wrote the script for the 1999 movie Third World Cop, which broke Jamaican box office records.

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