Curries & Bugles: A Memoir And Cookbook Of The British Raj – Jennifer Brennan


Winner of the International Association of Culinary
Professionals Literary Food Writing Award

‘There is as much good stuff to read as to cook in Jennifer Brennan’s beautifully produced culinary memoir.’ – The Observer

‘One the great cookbooks of all time’ Laurie Colwin, author of Home Cooking & More Home Cooking

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An irresistible collection of Anglo-Indian recipes and memoirs make your mouth water and heart leap – much more than just a cookbook!

Rich with arcane lore and historical notes about the imperial period, Curries & Bugles offers more than 200 recipes from the British Raj in India. With warmth, wit, and intelligence, Jennifer Brennan conjures everything from simple family fare to wedding meals, club dinners, and the Raj at teatime.

Offers hundreds of recipes for breakfasts, lunches, snacks and teas, and provides recipes from Mulligatawny Soup to savoury Chicken Stuffed with Apricots – Includes recipes for sumptuous deserts like Kulfi Malai (Indian ice cream) and pungent teas rich with aromatic Raj history and culture.

About the Author

JENNIFER BRENNAN’S family was part of the British Raj in India. Both her mother and maternal grandmother were born in Calcutta. Her father was posted on the Northwest Frontier at the time Jennifer was born, and she was raised in Punjab and Mysore.


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