A Cupboard Full of Spices
by Kumud Gandhi
Have you ever wondered why there are so many spices in Indian cooking? This book is designed to help you really get to grips with spices, their characteristics, health benefits and their practical uses in cooking. Crowned as the Spice Queen by BBC Broadcaster Nick Coffer, Kumud is the founder of The Cooking Academy in Rickmansworth, and has cooked for a range of high profile clients. She is also a broadcaster and writer.
A Cupboard Full of Spices describes Kumud's journey in food, and all the influences she has had with an Indian heritage of both chemists and spice merchants, and a childhood in a traditional Indian home in the UK and India. The book is a compendium of the spices used to create authentic Indian recipes, explaining their uses and medicinal properties. Kumud also shares a wide range of favourite recipes dating back over generations in her family.
Each recipe has a helpful reference icon showing the influences on health and well-being that the ingredients of the recipe can bring.
Edition: 1st edn, 2018
Dimensions: H:26.3cm, W:21.2cm, D:21cm