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Urban Rajah's Curry Memoirs by Ivor Peters
  

Urban Rajah's Curry Memoirs

Cookery, Food and Drink   

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Instead of a plain recipe book this is constructed as a memoir with the family of The Urban Rajah giving their treasured recipes to share. We learn about them and their food and the fact that these are family favourites gives the novice Curry cook extra confidence on attempting something like a masala ghosht or one recipe I particularly liked the sound of – Cauliflower with a temper! It’s idiosyncratic and sometimes a little muddling with some things translated and others not but it’s intriguing enough to want to carry on and learn about Indian home cooking.

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Synopsis

Urban Rajah's Curry Memoirs by Ivor Peters

Curry has become an integral part of our staple diet but few of us are aware of what 'authentic' means when it comes to Britain's favourite food - how it is cooked and what makes it so sublime. Instead we have been patronised with dumbed-down versions of wonderfully spiced dishes through the provision of gooey mixtures that slime their way out of jars. 'No more!' cries self-proclaimed Urban Rajah Ivor Peters. The search for homemade, straightforward fragrant food ends here. Packed full of inspiring stories and generations-old recipes, this book opens the door into a world of family cooking that will teach us how to cook delicious curry in our own homes. So put down that jar of low-fat chicken tikka masala, rip up your takeaway menu and let Ivor lead you through a journey of spice that will leave you revelling in colour, yearning for the delicate smells of cardamom and cinnamon and desperate to tear a chapatti to shreds and plunge it into a curry feast of your own making.

Reviews

This beautiful cookbook doesn't just contain your regular Ruby Murrays - it's a mesmerising journey that tells the story about how the exotic flavours of India became one of the UK's most treasured institutions. You may as well recycle your stack of takeaway menus and jars of supermarket sauces. -- Now Magazine

About the Author

Ivor Peters has spent the past two decades working in the media industry, publishing, PR, advertising, latterly as the Creative Director for a film/video production company. However his zealous 5-9 career is spent running his pop up restaurant, Cash 'n' Curry raising funds for projects helping India's street children, and populating his blog www.urbanrajah.com with recipes and stories about food, travel, life and style finds.

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Book Info

Publication date

31st May 2014

Author

Ivor Peters

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www.urbanrajah.com

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback

Categories

Cooking with herbs & spices
Main courses

ISBN

9780755364046

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