Madhur Jaffrey's Ultimate Curry Bible

Madhur Jaffrey's Ultimate Curry Bible

the definitive curry cookbook from the Queen of Curry


The most comprehensive book ever published on curries, written by Madhur Jaffrey - the Queen of Curry. With 150 exciting, easy-to-follow recipes within the reach of everyone, and beautifully illustrated throughout, this is an outstanding addition to any cook's library.

'The perfect gift for those who warm to the thrills of a well-made curry, it is the definitive guide' -- Tom Parker Bowles, Mail on Sunday

'A majestic book' - Independent on Sunday
'What more could you want?' - Daily Telegraph
'The word bible in the title isn't hyperbole - this is one of the best and most comprehensive curry recipe books I've come across' -- ***** Reader review
'A joy to use'-- ***** Reader review
'If you are a curry lover this book is A MUST'-- ***** Reader review
'Possibly the ONLY curry cookbook you will ever need'-- ***** Reader review
The influence of the Indian curry has been far-reaching: Indian immigrants and traders influenced the cooking of many other great cuisines of the world, including those of Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan and China. History blends with recipes in this meticulously researched book, which will prove fascinating reading for food lovers everywhere.

With over 150 mouthwatering recipes, Madhur starts with the best curry recipes in India today, moves on to Asian curries, and even includes European curry ideas such as French curry sauces.

As well as including stunning recipes like fish seasoned with tamarind and coconut and lamb braised with oranges, Madhur also shares her tips for the best accompanying foods - she gives us recipe ideas for rice, bread, chutneys, relishes and sweets - the perfect complement for any curry..

Whether you are cooking curry for the first time or have plenty of culinary experience and are looking to delve and explore deeply, Madhur Jaffrey brings you the ultimate guide to curry in this groundbreaking cookbook.


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About the author

Madhur Jaffrey

Now regarded by many as the world authority on Indian food, Madhur Jaffrey is an award-winning actress and bestselling cookery author. Her first book, An Invitation to Indian Cookery, was published in 1973 and her series for BBC television 'Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cookery' made her a household name. She has appeared in over 20 films, including Merchant Ivory's Heat and Dust, and written over 15 cookery books, including Madhur Jaffrey's Ultimate Curry Bible (2003), published by Ebury Press.
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