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Monisha Bharadwaj



Monisha Bharadwaj is an award-winning chef, author and food historian. She was awarded 'Cookery
Writer of the Year' by the Guild of Food Writers and her books have been shortlisted for awards
such as the Andre Simon Award, the Cordon Bleu World Food Media Awards and the Jacob's
Creek World Food Media Awards. She has written 15 books. Monisha runs a successful Indian
cookery school in London - Cooking With Monisha - teaches once at month at Divertimenti and
has recently given demos at Borough Market. @monibharadwaj (Twitter)

Books currently available by this author

Date published: New > Old

Kyle Books

Indian Cookery Course

Monisha Bharadwaj
Authors:
Monisha Bharadwaj

This comprehensive guide to Indian cooking explores the myriad regional varieties of authentic, healthy and lesser known Indian recipes. With chapters broken down into: Rice, Breads, Meat, Fish & Seafood, Poultry, Eggs, Dairy, Lentils & Beans, Vegetables, Snack & Sides, Grills, Salads & Raitas, Chutneys & Relishes, Desserts and Drinks, Monisha covers a varied range of dishes as well as providing insights into ingredients, techniques and step-by-step masterclasses to help you recreate classic and popular recipes. Monisha offers a vivid overview of India's colourful traditions and geographical differences, from the earthy lentil dishes of the North to the coconut-based curries which are a staple in the South. Including advice on the building blocks of Indian cuisine, such as how to make a basic curry and how to cook the perfect rice, plus tips on the different varieties of rice and how to shop for the best type for each dish. Monisha teaches you how to make traditional Indian food at home, based on the principles of good health and touching on the values of Ayurveda. The Indian Cookery Course is the ultimate guide to everything you ever wanted to know about Indian food.

Kyle Books

The Indian Kitchen

Monisha Bharadwaj
Authors:
Monisha Bharadwaj

A feast for the eyes as well as the mind, this is a comprehensive encyclopaedia of the mouth-watering ingredients used in Indian cooking. Monisha Bharadwaj shares the secrets of Indian cuisine and celebrates variety and ingenuity. From asafoetida to walnuts, each of 100 ingredients is explored giving useful advice about its appearance and taste, how it grows, how to store it and, of course, its culinary uses, complemented with over 200 classic Indian dishes. Every ingredient is a vivid insight into India's great and colourful traditions, from the earthy, creamy lentil dishes and yogurt-based marinades in North Indian cooking to the rice, coconut and curry leaves that are the famous staples of the South. Including tips on how to balance hot, sweet and sour flavours, how to cook spices so that they achieve their full-bodied, almost nutty-tasting flavour and explanations for why it is so essential to brown onions to a deep russet colour, The Indian Kitchen will bring rich and heady flavours into the heart of every home.

Kyle Books

India's Vegetarian Cooking

Monisha Bharadwaj
Authors:
Monisha Bharadwaj

Immerse yourself in the rich flavours and spices of India to create truly tantalising vegetarian dishes. With notes on chillies, varieties of pulses and how to make your own spice blends as well as exceptional location photography this book offers flavoursome and exotic dishes to brighten up your vegetarian repertoire. Spice up your life with this inspirational guide to the vegetarian feasts of India!