• CURRIED FAVORSKerala On My MindFAMILY RECIPES FROM SOUTH INDIAMy first cookbook is a collection of favorite family recipes inspired by my father’s South Indian cooking. The beautiful photography and reliable recipes helped Curried Favors win a Julia Child Cookbook Award, and make it an excellent introduction to Indian cooking.




    This book takes you into the delicious kitchens of Kerala —the spice-rich state along the southwestern coast of India where my father was raised. It’s a beautiful, lush region and the cuisine reflects such local ingredients as rice, coconut, curry leaves and seafood. The recipes are authentic and approachable and offer a vibrant, tropical taste of India not available in restaurants.

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