Winner, gold award, Best Hard Cover Recipe Book 2002-2003, Jacob's Creek World Food Media Awards, Adelaide, Australia The Food of India captures the spirit of one of the world's great cuisines. It includes myriad exciting recipes for the vast array of dishes that are India's modern cuisine, from traditional Moghul dishes, such as korma and kofta, to a selection of breads, dals, and fragrant basmati rice dishes, including pulao and biryani. Stunning color photographs allow readers to explore the country's beauty and rich diversity: snack-sellers on the beaches of Mumbai, rossogolla-makers of Kolkata; the tea gardens of Assam and Munnar. About The Food of... series A culinary journey around the world. Each title in The Food of... series is a comprehensive introduction to one of the world's great cuisines. The books feature more than 100 delicious recipes highlighting the country's culinary treasures. Instructive color photographs of each dish in preparation identify the local ingredients, from vegetables and flavorings fresh from the market to street snacks, sweets, and colorful exotic fruits. Full-color feature sections explore the essence of each individual culture's food and cooking techniques.