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It really sets you up. Adam Liaw’s mapo tofu.

Christine Manfield has created the definitive book on Indian cooking. More Rich pickings in Kerala, India Destinations Join our Newsletter Sign up today for free and be the first to get notified of new articles, new competitions, new events and more! The book is illustrated by absolutely stunning photos taken by Anson Smart. You could go to a fabulous restaurant in Delhi and have great kebabs, but you could go on the streets and feed your whole village for the price of one plate in a posh restaurant.

Street food like the kebabs. Watch as he tells a story like no other by uncovering one of The manfeild girl in Calcutta.

But there will be variation on how things are prepared. People go to India for all kinds of reasons. You can engage, you can haggle, you can choose what you actually want to cook. Often that can come down to religion.


I went to places many times. The flavours and the textures build on your palate. And what is it that keeps drawing you back? He cooks Kashmiri food down there.

Previous Next Hide Grid. Exclusive TV sneak peeks, recipes and competitions. With great spice, comes great responsibility and these vegetarian-friendly recipes have come to play. Something different to explore. Cooks in the West are still wising up to the importance of regional, seasonal cooking.

But like anywhere else in the world, Indian food is evolving. It would be great to see those variations translate into a separate restaurant cultures in places like the UK and Australia. Adam Liaw is back to take us on another culinary journey and this time he’s got China set in his sights. They were split down the centre and stir fried with fresh green peppercorns, that are just growing everywhere, and nice, light sauce. So the whole thing is environmentally friendly.

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Tasting India

We have to start looking at it as an incredibly diverse and versatile food repertoire. It got under my skin. I think the whole Sikh culture is quite fascinating. It’s not me as a westerner or an outsider coming in and putting on an overlay of how I perceive Indian food should be or how I would change things. Plus there was this respect straight away. Research really started from the first time I started going to India, so 20 years or so. Peter Moore talks to Christine about her love for India and its food, and the incredible journey that led to the creation of this stunning book.


The new version of Tasting India is updated to include three new chapters on the Punjab, Gujarat and Hyderabad. And to see that in a rasting that was fairly remote manfiel fascinating. She tells Peter Moore about her amazing journey through the food of India.

Was there anywhere you found particularly good street food?

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I think the street food of Mumbai is unsurpassed. The book, part cookbook, part travelogue, takes readers everywhere chhristine Sikkima Himalayan area bisected by hot springs and rivers, where locals enjoy dishes like Tibetan Chimney Soupto the christie of Goawhere Portuguese colonial influences give rise to dishes like chorico chorizo sausage with dhal and chicken xacutia fiery curry thick with fresh coconut and lime juice.

And the balancing of flavour and texture as well.

In fact, they had established their own farm on the outskirts of the village and were raising different kinds of animals for cooking.

Engage in that kind of process.

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