Digital Rare Book:
The Indian Cookery Book: A practical handbook to the kitchen in India
By A Thirty-five year's Resident
Published by Thacker, Spink & Co., Bombay - 1880
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Painting, gouache on mica, cook ('bawarchi') frying food over clay oven with plates in foreground.
Varanasi, second quarter of the 19th century
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Loved the book. If possible, please post more books to understand culinary heritage. Thank you very much.
This Flora Anne Steel book is very interesting too. It even presents - wages by work-type ( bawerchi, ayah, maali etc.) for several Indian cities, in a tabular form. ( http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/books/article-1262627/Finding-punkah-wallah-essential-Raj-tips-THE-COMPLETE-INDIAN-HOUSEKEEPER-AND-COOK-BY-FLORA-ANNIE-STEEL-AND-GRACE-GARDINER.html )
Kami Kidwai do you know of this link....
thanks Dennis , will check it out.
Rhea Mitra-Dalal Shilpa Jacobie
Glanced through a few pages. Waiting for a few quiet moments to delve into it. :) thanks for sharing Lathu.
Shilpa Jacobie when u come here next- i think I'll camp w u- u can cook em for me!!! :D
Aaah! I have a strict no-cooking policy while on vacation. ;)