Mridula Baljekar's cookbook offers signature curries from all corners of the region. It features more than 50 authentic recipes including highlights such as Mussaman Curry and Red Chicken Curry with Bamboo Shoots from Thailand, Beef Rendang from Indonesia, Burmese Fish Stew, and the Filipino meat soup known as Puchero. With practical advice to explain all the basics of curry-making and the ingredients used, easy to follow step-by-step instructions, and beautiful color photographs for every dish, this tempting collection of mouthwatering dishes is ideal for curry lovers everywhere.
Mridula Baljekar is the best-selling author of many Indian cookbooks. Her first book The Complete Indian Cookbook sold more than 500,000 copies. After many years' of training and building her career, Mridula became the Cookery Editor of Indian and Oriental Food & Drink magazine. She contributes regularly to magazines and newspapers in the UK, Australia, the United States and her native India. In the 1990s Mridula hit the headlines as 'the cook who spiced up a superstore' when she stepped in as Tesco's Indian food consultant and revolutionised their ready meal range. Highly respected as one of the UK's best-known Indian cookery writers, Mridula presented her own much acclaimed television series, Mridula's Indian Kitchen and Spice Trail for Carlton Food Network. She now runs Spice Route, a contemporary Indian restaurant, in Windsor, Berkshire, which has already won several prestigious awards.