The Cafe Spice Cookbook: 84 Quick and Easy Indian Recipes for Everyday Meals

The Cafe Spice Cookbook: 84 Quick and Easy Indian Recipes for Everyday Meals

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This easy-to-follow Indian cookbook allows home chefs to recreate their favorite dishes with delicious results.

The Cafe Spice Cookbook presents delicious Indian recipes featuring all-natural ingredients that enable one to create delicious meals in minutes. It is inspired by the Cafe Spice line of "grab n' go" Indian meals found in Whole Foods and Costco, and now on college campuses across the U.S.A.

This Indian cooking book provides you with all the instructions you'll need to prepare healthy Indian food anywhere and anytime, using ingredients available at any supermarket or health food store. Tempting offerings like Chicken Tikka Masala and Shrimp & Mango Curry will thrill your friends and delight your family.

Favorite Indian recipes include:

  • Shrimp Stuffed Pappadum
  • Chickpea Curry with Sweet Potato
  • Okra Masala
  • Paneer with Creamed Spinach
  • Lobster Khadai
  • Tandoori Spiced Roasted Chicken
  • Pork Vindaloo
  • Tomato and Curry Leaf Quinoa
  • Naan Bread
  • Milk Dumplings in Saffron Syrup
  • And much more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780804844307
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publication date: 04/07/2015
Edition description: Paperback with Flaps
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 408,570
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Hari Nayak is part of the creative new generation of chefs from Asia. As a young boy, he watched his grandmother grind fresh spices in the traditional stone mortar, and heard the splutter of curry leaves being thrown into hot oil, and knew that being around good food was what he wanted to do, always. Hari is known for his simple approach to food, staying true to the core Indian values of the dishes he creates. His inspiration, apart from his village upbringing, lies in an ability to absorb influences from other cultures and cuisines that he has experienced in traveling the globe. Since graduating from the Culinary Institute of America, Hari has worked in the food industry for more than 15 years—including stints at renowned New York restaurants like Aquavit and Daniel. His other cookbooks include Modern Indian Cooking and My Indian Kitchen. Hari lives in New Jersey and appreciates everything that cooking has brought to him.

Jack Turkel has been a professional photographer for more than thirty-five years. From the space shuttle and mountain tops to the uniqueness of his photographs of the everyday, his creative eye has expertly captured an impressive list of subjects and settings. He did the photography for both My Indian Kitchen and Easy Indian Cooking. He is now focusing his experience on the art of food photography and styling.

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The Cafe Spice Cookbook: 84 Quick and Easy Indian Recipes for Everyday Meals 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SandrasBookNook More than 1 year ago
I thoroughly enjoy Indian food, though I don't make it very often partly due to the length of time so many of the recipes take. I love this collection of delectable Indian dishes that are also easy to make in a relatively short period of time. A lovely, fragrant Lentil and Spinach Soup can be ready in as little as 45 minutes, South Indian Cabbage Slaw in 15, Milk Dumplings in Saffron Syrup (a favorite of mine!) in just 40 minutes. Now, in the age of instant everything, those may not sound like fast meals, but for an authentic, home-made Indian dish it's really good. There is such a lovely assortment of dishes to cook here. Gorgeous color photos are scattered throughout for a significant number of the recipes. Be brave! Make your own spice mix (recipes are included) and choose a lovely Indian dish to make today. I received a copy of this book from Tuttle Publishing for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.