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Charmaine O'Brien is an independent culinary writer, historian and educator. She is the aut... Read More

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Charmaine O'Brien is an independent culinary writer, historian and educator.
She is the author of Flavours of Delhi: A Food Lover's Guide, Recipes from
an Urban Village: A Cookbook from Basti Hazrat Nizamuddin and Flavours
of Melbourne: A Culinary Biography. She also teaches Indian cookery; designs
and caters special-occasion meals; works with individuals to reconnect them to
psychosocial and physical wellness through eating and cookery practices; and
writes the blog
She writes to unravel the world and put it all back together so that all roads
lead to food. It is her way of channelling her constant thought of 'what shall I
eat next' into something more interesting than excess kilos.
Charmaine is currently working on a book about food in colonial Australia.

This first-ever comprehensive guide to regional food across India takes you on a mouth-watering journey through the homes, streets and restaurants of each state, exploring exotic and everyday fare in equal measure. Be it the lime-laced Moplah biryani, the Goan Galinha cafreal, the bhang ka raita of Uttarakhand, or the Singpho people’s Wu san tikye, India’s rich palette of flavours is sure to drum up an insatiable appetite in you. Laden with historical information, cultural insights and personalized recommendations, The Penguin Food Guide to India is your ideal companion to the delightful world of Indian cuisine.

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Title: ThePenguin Food Guide To India
Author: Charmaine O'Brien
SKU: BK0033204
EAN: 9780143414568

About Author

Charmaine O'Brien has been researching and writing on the history and culture of food and eating for more than two decades, specifically Indian and Australian food and is internationally recognized for her work on both. Her publications include The Penguin Food Guide to India, the first comprehensive guide to Indian regional food. Her work won the Best National Food Writing, Gourmand International Cookbook Awards 2016. She also holds a PhD in creative writing, with a focus on the psychology of creativity and creative development.

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