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.
Author Bio: Jennifer Brennan taught Indian and Southeast Asian cooking at her California cooking school, The Asian Experience. For five years, she wrote a weekly column on Asian food and cooking for The Los Angeles Herald Examiner and has contributed to cooking magazines such as Bon Appetit and Food and Wine. She is the author/ illustrator of The Cuisines of Asia, The Original Thai Cookbook, One-Dish Meals of Asia, and Food of India. She is also co-owner of Curries and Bugles, a new Raj cuisine restaurant in San Diego.