Tag Archives: garam masala

Braised lamb and yogurt

Easy curry cookery, 128pp. by The Australian Women’s Weekly ACP Publishing, Sydney, 1996 Cooking on page 32 I first encountered this book many years ago when Steve, a workmate, brought leftover curry for lunch. He heated it in the microwave … Continue reading

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Green peas in a creamy sauce

100 essential curries, 208pp. by Madhur Jaffrey Ebury Press, London, 2011 Cooking on page 132 This is one of 14 cookbooks (maybe more) in the My Kitchen Table series published by Ebury. Each volume has 100 recipes by a well-known … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with tomato (chhole)

Curry nation, Britain’s 100 favourite curries, 224pp. by Madhur Jaffrey Ebury Press, Cooking on page 132 We love curries. It’s probably just as well because, over the last three years, we’ve spent almost six months in India and eaten some … Continue reading

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Tandoori fish with mint relish

Sizzling barbecues, 144pp. by Reader’s Digest kitchens Reader’s Digest (Australia), Ultimo NSW, 2012 Cooking on page 32–33 For fuss-free cooking, not much beats a barbecue. That’s why I grabbed this at the recent Lifeline Book Fair. This cookbook seems to … Continue reading

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Tamater wali machhi (fish in tomato gravy)

Curry leaves and cumin seeds, 128pp. by Jeeti Gandhi Struik Publishers, Cape Town, 2002 Cooking on page 32 For years I’ve searched for a great fish curry recipe and for years I’ve come close but never quite got there. But … Continue reading

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Goa chicken

Curry in a hurry, 162pp. by Jacki Passmore Anne O’Donovan, Melbourne, 1998 Cooking on page 32 This is one of more than 20 books I bought this year at the Lifeline Book Fair in Canberra. Lifeline is an outstanding nationwide … Continue reading

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Fish cakes (cutlesi ya samaki)

A taste of Zanzibar (chakula kizuri), 96pp. by Zarina Jafferji The Gallery Publications, Zanzibar, 2002 Cooking on page 32–33 A few years back Poor John and I had several magical days in Zanzibar. Even though we stayed in a rather … Continue reading

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