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Author Collingham, E. M. (Elizabeth M.)
Title Curry : a tale of cooks and conquerors / Lizzie Collingham.
Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2006.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 3  394.1 C    IN LIBRARY
Description xvii, 315 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 284-305) and index.
Contents Chicken tikka masala : the quest for an authentic Indian meal -- Biryani : the great Mughals -- Vindaloo : the Portuguese and the chilli pepper -- Korma : East India Company merchants, temples and the nawabs of Lucknow -- Madras curry : the British invention of curry -- Curry powder : bringing India to Britain -- Cold meat cutlets : British food in India -- Chai : the great tea campaign -- Curry and chips : Syhleti sailors and Indian takeaways -- Curry travels the world.
Subject Food habits -- India -- History.
India -- Civilization.
India -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0195172418 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9780195172416