Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook
By Sunil Vijayakar
According to the Food Standards Agency, Indian food is the UK's favourite cuisine. In the latest keynote survey, retail sales accounted for 42% of total sales of ethnic foods and was valued at GBP250 million. It also found that the Indian food industry in the UK is worth GBP3.2 billion, accounting for two-thirds of all eating out, with about 2.5 million customers served every week. The latest keynote survey reported that curry fans spent GBP480 per minute in supermarkets and a leading supermarket sells 1.1 million packets of chicken tikka masala each year. Sunil Vijayakar's Fresh Indian, published by Hamlyn, has sold over 50,000 copies worldwide.
For everyone who loves the taste and aroma of authentic, home-made curry, this wide-ranging cookbook is packed with 200 simple, delicious recipes for different curries from around the world. Whether you prefer the tangy taste of Lemongrass Chicken Curry, the smells of Aromatic Pork Belly Curry or the spices of Red Beef Curry with Bamboo Shoots, every palate is catered for.With full-page colour photography for each recipe and clever variations and new ideas to give you over 200 meals to choose from, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Curries ensures no end to your experience of these exotic flavours.
Sunil Vijayakar was born in Bombay, where, while working as a food stylist for the film industry, he founded a successful catering company. He is now based in London and specializes in preparing food for photography. He has written a number of books including Hamlyn's successful Fresh Indian and contributes to many popular weekly and monthly publications.
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15 Apr 2008
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