Whether acclaimed food writer Madhur Jaffrey was climbing the mango trees in her grandparents' orchard in Delhi or picnicking in the Himalayan foothills on meatballs stuffed with raisins and mint, tucked into freshly baked spiced pooris, today these childhood pleasures evoke for her the tastes and textures of growing up.
This memoir is both an enormously appealing account of an unusual childhood and a testament to the power of food to prompt memory, vividly bringing to life a lost time and place. Included here are recipes for more than thirty delicious dishes that are recovered from Jaffrey's childhood.
From a highly regarded writer on Indian food comes this enchanting and delightful memoir of growing up in Delhi. An enormously appealing account of an unusual childhood, Jaffreys story is also a testament to the power of food to prompt memory.
|Book:||Climbing The Mango Trees: A Memoir Of A Childhood In India (Vintage)|
|Number of Pages:||320|
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