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Curry changed and evolved according to the tastes of the various invaders of India. The Mughals brought with them the rice dishes of Persia; and the Portuguese introduced the chilli peppers discovered by Christopher Columbus in the New World. This book tells the story of such dishes, and the people who invented, discovered, cooked and ate them.

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ISBN-13: 9780099437864
ISBN-10: 0099437864
Pagini: 352
Dimensiuni: 129 x 197 x 22 mm
Greutate: 0.29 kg
Editura: Vintage Publishing
Locul publicării: United Kingdom

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Lizzie Collingham taught history at the University of Warwick before becoming a Research Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge. She is the author of Imperial Bodies: the physical experience of the Raj, c. 1800 - 1947. Now a freelance scholar and writer, she has lived in Sweden, Germany, Australia and France, but is still looking for a place to settle.


"Marvellous and well-illustrated...based on exhaustive research and full of intriguing nuggets of information" -- Chandak Sengoopta Independent "A beautifully balanced book, melding historical fact with modern anecdotes... It's the definitive history of curry" Mail on Sunday "Fascinating and meticulously researched... layers historical fact with mouth-watering dinner table gossip of maharajah's epicurean excesses" -- Meera Syal The Times "Original and highly entertaining" Daily Mail