Indian Cooking Unfolded

Indian Cooking Unfolded Author Raghavan Iyer
ISBN-10 9780761177005
Year 2013-07-30
Pages 340
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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Love Indian food but feel it's too daunting to recreate at home? Those complex authentic flavors! Those dozens of spice blends! The long prep time! Fear not. Award-winning cooking teacher Raghavan Iyer puts the breeze and ease into Indian cooking. Taking a heavily illustrated, step-by-step approach, he introduces cooks to one of the world's most popular cuisines. With his natural charm and enthusiasm, Raghavan begins each chapter by explaining the recipe choices, what techniques are included, and a suggested order in which to approach the recipes. The book's 100 authentic recipes use only ingredients readily available at the local supermarket. Taking into account time restraints, each dish can be quickly assembled and will give home cooks the confidence to create knockout Tandoori Chicken, Coconut Squash with Chiles, Turmeric Hash Browns, Saffron-Pistachio Ice Cream Bars, and Mango Bread Pudding with Chai Spices. From basic breads to chutneys and savory pickles, from tasty dal to fragrant basmati rice pilafs, from crispy starters to enjoy with a Slumdog Martini, Indian Cooking Unfolded is a 21st-century approach to one of the most ancient—and popular—cuisines.

660 Curries

660 Curries Author Raghavan Iyer
ISBN-10 9780761187462
Year 2016-07-05
Pages 809
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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Curry is Salmon with Garlic and Turmeric. Curry is Grilled Chicken with Cashew-Tomato Sauce. Curry is Asparagus with Tomato and Crumbled Paneer. Curry is Lamb with Yellow Split Peas, Chunky Potatoes with Spinach, Tamarind Shrimp with Coconut Milk, Baby Back Ribs with a Sweet-Sour Glaze and Vinegar Sauce, Basmati Rice with Fragrant Curry Leaves. Curry is vivid flavors, seasonal ingredients, a kaleidoscope of spices and unexpected combinations. And 660 Curries is the gateway to the world of Indian cooking, demystifying one of the world's great cuisines. Presented by the IACP award–winning Cooking Teacher of the Year (2004), Raghavan Iyer, 660 Curries is a joyous food-lover's extravaganza. Mr. Iyer first grounds us in the building blocks of Indian flavors—the interplay of sour (like tomatoes or yogurt), salty, sweet, pungent (peppercorns, chiles), bitter, and the quality of unami (seeds, coconuts, and the like). Then, from this basic palette, he unveils an infinite art. There are appetizers—Spinach Fritters, Lentil Dumplings in a Buttermilk Coconut Sauce—and main courses—Chicken with Lemongrass and Kaffir-Lime Leaves, Lamb Loin Chops with an Apricot Sauce. Cheese dishes—Pan-Fried Cheese with Cauliflower and Cilantro; bean dishes—Lentil Stew with Cumin and Cayenne. And hundreds of vegetable dishes—Sweet Corn with Cumin and Chiles, Chunky Potatoes with Golden Raisins, Baby Eggplant Stuffed with Cashew Nuts and Spices. There are traditional, regional curries from around the subcontinent and contemporary curries. Plus all the extras: biryanis, breads, rice dishes, raitas, spice pastes and blends, and rubs. curry, n.—any dish that consists of either meat, fish, poultry, legumes, vegetables, or fruits, simmered in or covered with a sauce, gravy, or other liquid that is redolent with any number of freshly ground and very fragrant spices and/or herbs.

Smashed Mashed Boiled and Baked and Fried Too

Smashed  Mashed  Boiled  and Baked  and Fried  Too Author Raghavan Iyer
ISBN-10 9780761189732
Year 2016-11-01
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Workman Publishing
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Who knew a potato could ever taste so good? Raghavan Iyer, that’s who! A master teacher and beloved, award-winning cookbook author, Raghavan pays tribute to his favorite ingredient in a continent-by-continent celebration of the amazing potato. Its recipes, inspired by a diversity of cuisines and accompanied by enticing full-color photographs, feature scrumptious starters, like Ecuadorean Llapingachos and Sweet Potato Samosas. Hearty mains: Canadian Lamb-Potato Tortiѐre, Moroccan Potato Stew with Saffron Biscuits, Potato Lasagna. Plus rich gratins, a boundary-defying Mojito Potato-Pomegranate Salad, luscious sauces and condiments, and even desserts, including a decadent Chocolate Sweet Potato Pound Cake. Includes a guide to potato varieties, uses, and storage, plus fascinating stories in potato history for the truly obsessed.

Betty Crocker s Indian Home Cooking

Betty Crocker s Indian Home Cooking Author Betty Crocker Editors
ISBN-10 0764563157
Year 2001-04-15
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Betty Crocker
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This unique cookbook takes you on a culinary journey of India -- the land of fragrant spices and savory dishes. Working in collaboration with Raghavan Iyer, a noted Indian culinary expert, Betty Crocker takes the mystery out of Indian cooking while keeping every dish authentic and truly satisfying. The book includes delicious regional recipes from every area of India -- from hearty breads to spicy sauces, succulent main courses to sumptuous desserts -- all served up in Betty Crocker's signature style. It clearly explains the staples of the Indian kitchen, and offers buying tips as well as substitutions for hard-to-find ingredients. But this is more than just a cookbook. Fascinating photos and information about Indian traditions, as well as Chef Iyer's own memories of life in India, immerse you in the richness of India's land and culture -- and make this a book to savor.

The New Persian Kitchen

The New Persian Kitchen Author Louisa Shafia
ISBN-10 9781607743583
Year 2013-04-16
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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This luscious and contemporary take on the alluring cuisine of Iran from cookbook author Louisa Shafia features 75 recipes for both traditional Persian dishes and modern reinterpretations using Middle Eastern ingredients. In The New Persian Kitchen, acclaimed chef Louisa Shafia explores her Iranian heritage by reimagining classic Persian recipes from a fresh, vegetable-focused perspective. These vibrant recipes demystify Persian ingredients like rose petals, dried limes, tamarind, and sumac, while offering surprising preparations for familiar foods such as beets, carrots, mint, and yogurt for the busy, health-conscious cook. The nearly eighty recipes—such as Turmeric Chicken with Sumac and Lime, Pomegranate Soup, and ice cream sandwiches made with Saffron Frozen Yogurt and Cardamom Pizzelles—range from starters to stews to sweets, and employ streamlined kitchen techniques and smart preparation tips. A luscious, contemporary take on a time-honored cuisine, The New Persian Kitchen makes the exotic and beautiful tradition of seasonal Persian cooking both accessible and inspiring.

Root to Leaf

Root to Leaf Author Steven Satterfield
ISBN-10 9780062283719
Year 2015-03-03
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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Finalist for the 2016 IACP Awards: Julia Child First Book Eat More Vegetables. Chef of the award-winning Atlanta restaurant Miller Union, Steven Satterfield—dubbed the “Vegetable Shaman” by theNew York Times’ Sam Sifton—has enchanted diners with his vegetable dishes, capturing the essence of fresh produce through a simple, elegant cooking style. Like his contemporaries April Bloomfield and Fergus Henderson, who use the whole animal from nose to tail in their dishes, Satterfield believes in making the most out of the edible parts of the plant, from root to leaf. Satterfield embodies an authentic approach to farmstead-inspired cooking, incorporating seasonal fresh produce into everyday cuisine. His trademark is simple food and in his creative hands he continually updates the region’s legendary dishes—easy yet sublime fare that can be made in the home kitchen. Root to Leaf is not a vegetarian cookbook, it’s a cookbook that celebrates the world of fresh produce. Everyone, from the omnivore to the vegan, will find something here. Organized by seasons, and with a decidedly Southern flair, Satterfield's collection mouthwatering recipes make the most of available produce from local markets, foraging, and the home garden. A must-have for the home cook, this beautifully designed cookbook, with its stunning color photographs, elevates the bounty of the fruit and vegetable kingdom as never before.

Entice With Spice

Entice With Spice Author Shubhra Ramineni
ISBN-10 9781462905270
Year 2012-02-28
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Tuttle Publishing
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Cook healthy and delicious dishes with this friendly and easy-to-follow Indian cookbook. Entice with Spice shows Indian food enthusiasts how to prepare delicious meals at home without spending hours in the kitchen. A first generation Indian-American, author Shubhra Ramineni has developed a no-fuss cooking style that re-creates authentic Indian flavors using easy techniques and fresh and readily available ingredients. The Indian food lover will find nearly 100 recipes—from samosa to naan bread and mouthwatering curries—for easy-to-make versions of popular dishes from both the North and South of India. Throughout this practical book Shubhra shares tricks and shortcuts she has learned from her mother, who is from Northern India; her mother-in-law, who is from Southern India; family members in India, and professional chefs in the U.S. With a friendly, reassuring voice, Shubhra shows busy home cooks how simple it is to quickly prepare a homemade Indian meal that tastes wonderful, looks elegant and is also very healthy. Favorite Indian recipes include: Chicken Kebabs Pepper Shrimp on a Stick Coconut Chutney Whole Wheat Flatbread Chicken Vindaloo Curry Easy Lamb Curry Fish with Tamarind Curry Sweet Rice Pudding And many more…

The Turmeric Trail

The Turmeric Trail Author Raghavan Iyer
ISBN-10 0312276826
Year 2002-06-29
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Macmillan
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Interweaves a collection of Indian recipes for such fare as curries, grilled kebabs, vegetable samosas, and chai, along with stories about family traditions, life in Southern India, and exposure to irresistible foods.

The Everything Indian Slow Cooker Cookbook

The Everything Indian Slow Cooker Cookbook Author Prerna Singh
ISBN-10 9781440541698
Year 2012-09-18
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Flavorful - and easy - Indian cooking at home! Do you love Indian food, but wonder how to capture those unique flavors at home? With The Everything Indian Slow Cooker Cookbook, all you have to do is toss your ingredients into a slow cooker and then come home to a delicious, savory meal that the whole family will love! Featuring 300 mouthwatering recipes and instructions for building a masaledaani (spice box), this cookbook shows you how to create authentic Indian recipes in just a few simple steps. With author Prerna Singh's guidance and the convenience of your slow cooker, you'll enjoy crafting delightful delicacies like: Spicy Chicken Stew Curried Tempeh in Coconut Cream Chili Coconut Chicken (Mangalorian Murgh Gassi) Slow Cooker Tandoori Chicken Hot Spiced Lamb (Andhra Gosht Pittu) Lobster in Creamy Sauce (Lobster Ka Korma) Saffron Rice (Kesari Chawal) Mango Chili Chutney Cardamom-Infused Cheesecake Strawberry Lassi The Everything Indian Slow Cooker Cookbook includes hundreds of recipes that will tantalize your taste buds without monopolizing your time!

Betty Crocker Indian Home Cooking

Betty Crocker Indian Home Cooking Author Betty Crocker
ISBN-10 1118397460
Year 2012-10-30
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Betty Crocker
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The best of authentic Indian home cooking, now in paperback In this new paperback edition of Betty Crocker Indian Home Cooking, author Raghavan Iyer and the experts at Betty Crocker offer the perfect cookbook for beginners and intermediate cooks who want to try their hand at this wonderful, flavorful cuisine. These easy-to-use recipes make it easy, while Iyer offers the context and perspective that lets home cooks understand how the cuisine developed from the culture. Includes more than 180 authentic, delicious Indian recipes with 84 mouthwatering full-color photographs Takes readers on a tour of India's people, monuments, and landscape through captivating photos and tidbits of cultural knowledge Explains all the basic elements of Indian cuisine, including the herbs, spices, and legumes, as well as common items in the Indian home pantry For anyone who loves Indian food and wants to try preparing it herself or anyone looking for a delicious change of pace for family dinners, Betty Crocker Indian Home Cooking offers delicious satisfaction.

The New Midwestern Table

The New Midwestern Table Author Amy Thielen
ISBN-10 9780307954886
Year 2013-09-24
Pages 400
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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“The Midwest is rising,” writes Minnesota native Amy Thielen—and her engaging, keenly American debut cookbook, with 200 recipes that herald a revival in heartland cuisine, is delicious proof. Amy Thielen grew up in rural northern Minnesota, waiting in lines for potluck buffets amid loops of smoked sausages from her uncle’s meat market and in the company of women who could put up jelly without a recipe. She spent years cooking in some of New York City’s best restaurants, but it took moving home in 2008 for her to rediscover the wealth and diversity of the Midwestern table, and to witness its reinvention. The New Midwestern Table reveals all that she’s come to love—and learn—about the foods of her native Midwest, through updated classic recipes and numerous encounters with spirited home cooks and some of the region’s most passionate food producers. With 150 color photographs capturing these fresh-from-the-land dishes and the striking beauty of the terrain, this cookbook will cause any home cook to fall in love with the captivating flavors of the American heartland.

Cookin with Coolio

Cookin  with Coolio Author Coolio
ISBN-10 1439149739
Year 2009-11-17
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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THERE'S ONLY ONE THING THAT COOLIO'S BEEN DOING LONGER THAN RAPPING: COOKING Coolio started making thirty-minute meals when he was ten years old and has since developed a whole new cuisine: Ghetto Gourmet. His recipes are built around solid comfort foods with a healthy twist that don't break the bank. Start your Ghetto Gourmet adventure with some "Soul Rolls," follow-up with "Finger-Lickin', Rib-Stickin', Fall-Off-the-Bone-and-into-Your-Mouth Chicken," and fi nish off with "Banana Ba-ba-ba-bread" sweetened with golden honey. Chapters such as "How to Become a Kitchen Pimp," "Chillin' and Grillin'," and "Pasta Like a Rasta" will guide you through creating 5 star meals at a 1 star price. You can't fi nd fusions like Blasian (black Asian) or Ghettalian (ghetto Italian) in restaurants, but you can have them cooking away in your kitchen faster and easier than ordering takeout. As Coolio says, "All you need is a little bit of food, and a little bit of know-how."

Indian Slow Cooker

Indian Slow Cooker Author Neela Paniz
ISBN-10 9781473528673
Year 2015-11-05
Pages 144
Language en
Publisher Random House
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Indian Slow Cooker helps you to create authentic Indian food with over 60 delicious, fuss-free recipes that can be prepared ahead and cooked while you do other things. In this easy-to-follow cookbook, innovative chef Neela Paniz showcases the best regional curries, dals, vegetable and rice side dishes, as well as key accompaniments like chutneys, chapatis, raita and fresh Indian cheese. By revolutionising the long, slow approach to Indian cooking, Neela's inventive recipes help you to produce complete and authentic Indian meals that taste like they came from Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore, or your favourite Indian restaurant. Featuring both classic and original recipes that have been adapted for the slow cooker such as Pork Vindaloo, Mixed Yellow Dal, Kerala Fish Curry, Sweet-and-Sour Aubergine and Black-Eyed Pea Curry, the vibrant tastes of India become simple for busy cooks to recreate at home any day of the week.

Guns Germs and Steel The Fates of Human Societies

Guns  Germs  and Steel  The Fates of Human Societies Author Jared Diamond
ISBN-10 9780393609295
Year 2017-03-07
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher W. W. Norton & Company
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"Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion --as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war --and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel chronicles the way that the modern world came to be and stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, and the Commonwealth club of California's Gold Medal.

The Art of Game Design

The Art of Game Design Author Jesse Schell
ISBN-10 9781498759564
Year 2015-09-15
Pages 600
Language en
Publisher CRC Press
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Good game design happens when you view your game from as many perspectives as possible. Written by one of the world's top game designers, The Art of Game Design presents 100+ sets of questions, or different lenses, for viewing a game’s design, encompassing diverse fields such as psychology, architecture, music, visual design, film, software engineering, theme park design, mathematics, puzzle design, and anthropology. This Second Edition of a Game Developer Front Line Award winner: Describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design Demonstrates how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in top-quality video games Contains valuable insight from Jesse Schell, the former chair of the International Game Developers Association and award-winning designer of Disney online games The Art of Game Design, Second Edition gives readers useful perspectives on how to make better game designs faster. It provides practical instruction on creating world-class games that will be played again and again.