Ismail Merchant's Passionate Meals: The New Indian Cuisine for Fearless Cooks and Adventurous Eaters

Ismail Merchant's Passionate Meals: The New Indian Cuisine for Fearless Cooks and Adventurous Eaters

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Ismail Merchant's Passionate Meals: The New Indian Cuisine for Fearless Cooks and Adventurous Eaters by Ismail Merchant

Featuring over two hundred Indian-inspired recipes adapted for Western cooks, Ismail Merchant's Passionate Meals takes readers on an unforgettable culinary journey. From refreshing and delicious appetizers like Cucumber Raita and spicy vegetable fritters to meat, poultry, and seafood entrees that show the author at his most creative, these tempting recipes also lend exciting new dimensions to American staples like veal, turkey, and even hamburgers.

Including an irresistible selection of breads, pickles, chutneys, and sweets which, in accordance with Indian tradition, the author shares as a gesture of good will and friendship, Ismail Merchant's Passionate Meals is ideal for casual cooking as well as large-scale entertaining. Structured like the courses of a great meal, this inventive cookbook celebrates the art of Indian cuisine in all its uniqueness and delicacy of flavor. Written in Merchant's witty and distinctive voice, and liberally spiced with personal anecdotes and reflections on Indian customs, it is an exotic feast for the senses certain to whet the appetites of chefs and diners alike.

Ismail Merchant is a passionate and inventive cook. (The New York Times)

Merchant's passion is to prepare memorable Indian dishes with all the richness of the culture itself. (The Milwaukee Journal

Author Bio: Ismail Merchant is one half of the acclaimed film production team Merchant/Ivory. Together with James Ivory, he has produced the award-winning movies A Room with a View, Howards End, The Remains of the Day, and the forthcoming Golden Bowl. Born in India, Merchant is an avid lifelong cook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786860159
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 04/15/1994
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 7.37(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.25(d)

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