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The Spice Tree

Nisha Katona

Have an Indian summer.

With this cookbook, anyone can cook authentic Indian at home, easily. It just takes 4 steps and Nisha's Spice Tree, the unique infographic at the heart of this book.

The Spice Tree shows you which spices and ingredients always go together in the Indian kitchen – its foolproof, secret spice formulas - while Nisha’s recipes for generous, aromatic, flavoursome homecooking bring these ancient formulas to life. Everything you need to know to cook authentic Indian is found within these mouth-watering pages and explained beautifully and simply.

Try her: Butter Chicken, White Onion and Nigella Seed Red Dahl, Steamed Trout with Mustard, Chicken with Spinach and Fenugreek, Lamb Raan and Quail with Kale, Garam Masala and Ginger.

Biography

After twenty years as a child protection barrister, Nisha Katona took sabbatical to set up her first restaurant, Mowgli Street Food, in Liverpool, in 2014. The Mowgli chain now has two restaurants in Liverpool and one in Manchester. Nisha runs regular cookery classes and Twitter Curry Clinics and is a familiar face on Lorraine. She is married to a classical guitarist and has two daughters.

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