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Mr Todiwala's Bombay: Recipes and Memories from India by Cyrus Todiwala
  

Mr Todiwala's Bombay: Recipes and Memories from India

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A trip back to Bombay, the place where Cyrus Todiwala grew up and learned to cook. Together with his wife Pervin, they uncover memories, seek out the food they loved and recreate the recipes ranging through street food, home cooking and high end dining. Beautifully illustrated this is both memoir and cookery book, showing us the excitement of Bombay food culture and how it can be made at home.

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Mr Todiwala's Bombay: Recipes and Memories from India by Cyrus Todiwala

The latest book from TV chef Cyrus Todiwala, Mr Todiwala's Bombay incorporates the best of both classic and modern Indian cuisine. Since the release of his bestselling The Incredible Spice Men, also a hit BBC Two series, Cyrus has made a name for himself as a master of spices and Indian cuisine. To Cyrus, Mumbai will always be Bombay: the jostling, colourful city of his childhood and the land that cultivated his passion for food. Join Cyrus and his wife Pervin on a bustling culinary jaunt around one of the world's most exciting and mysterious places. Feast on moreish jumping chicken samosas from street vendors, succulent hot and spicy tiger prawns, tender lamb cooked with sizzling Indian Puy lentils, and homemade golden Pooris that will melt in your mouth. Learn how to make fragrant sweet puddings, authentic-tasting curries, delicate chutneys and some of the most delicious treats known to mankind. Set against the backdrop of stunning on-location photographs, Mr Todiwala's Bombay is a charming celebration of Indian food

About the Author

Cyrus Todiwala

Born in Bombay, Cyrus Todiwala went against his parents wishes and studied to become a chef. He trained at the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces chain in India, and rose to become executive chef for eleven restaurants within those hotels. In 1991, he moved to London with his family to run the Namast restaurant where he developed his trademark style of blending traditional Indian techniques and flavours with more unexpected ingredients. Today, Cyrus is proprietor and executive chef of the Caf Spice Namast as well as Mr Todiwala's Kitchen, and he has also launched a range of successful condiments. In 2000, Cyrus was awarded an MBE for his commitment and expertise in the restaurant and catering industry. Cyrus is married and lives with his wife Pervin, who is general manager of Caf Spice Namast , in east London.

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Publication date

1st October 2013

Author

Cyrus Todiwala

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cafespice.co.uk/

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Publisher

Hardie Grant Books

Format

Hardback
256 pages

Categories

Cookery, Food and Drink
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National & regional cuisine

ISBN

9781742706337

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