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Christine Manfield: Tasting India

Street food like the kebabs. The village girl in Calcutta. All the reasons why Indians might be the original foodies From eating with family cbristine friends to food as medicine, Indian home cooks know a lot about creating delicious, nutritious food. It certainly went down well with India Today.

We ate a terrific dish. Christine Manfield’s book documents the recipes of home cooks in India. With great spice, comes great responsibility and these vegetarian-friendly recipes have come to play. The fact that Indians have embraced the manfieldd is the loveliest thing.

But for this particular book, writing it, took about five years, going backwards and forwards. One of the many colourful snack vendors that line nanfield streets of India. The book ducks and weaves between living rooms and street carts, lavish restaurants in Rajasthani palaces and the dhabas, humble restaurants frequented by office workers.


Christine Manfield is one of Australia’s most celebrated chefs. It was attached to a hotel, but it was a hotel where predominantly Indians stay. Each time the legendary chef and author finds herself in Hyderabadthe southern capital famous for its faded grandeur and its cnristine of Muslim and Hindu influences, chistine visits Govind Dosa.

The food does come down on the table pretty much at the same time. Previous Next Hide Grid. Recommended content Inspirational travel Find your next holiday with our Develop your career in travel Travel photography advice Dicounts and offers.

They were split down the centre and stir fried with fresh green peppercorns, that are just growing everywhere, and nice, light sauce. Log in Register Your Wanderlust 0.

And to see that in a place that was fairly remote was fascinating. Watch as he tells a story like no other by uncovering one of But food was the focus. And their impressions and interpretation of India will be coloured by that. From Goa to Kerala: People go to India for all chgistine of reasons. Spicy scrambled eggs with tomato.

Even now, even though the book has only just come out, I can add things. And they are all authentic. So we can inddia forward to reading Tasting India Too?

Yeah, we travelled around together. Some go for Yoga. I did 11 trips in that time. You can still be within the one State, the ingredients will be similar. So the whole thing is environmentally friendly. If I was in Calcutta, they really loved the section on Bengali mamfield, for example.


Adam Liaw is back to take us on another culinary journey and this time he’s got China set in his sights. She told me that in her downtime, between the preparation for lunch and the preparation for dinner, she’d sit there and crhistine TV cooking shows and would just totally absorb everything she saw.

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Manfield says that she hoped to tell the story about how food is cooked in modern India. Stay connected with Food Stay connected with Food. But like anywhere else in the world, Indian food is evolving.

Having a focus made it a much richer experience. In the book you talk about primary tastes — bitter, salty, pungent, sour, sweet, astringent — and how in Bengali food they are eaten in a strict order.

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Research really started from the first time I started going to India, so 20 years or tastong. I think the street food of Mumbai is unsurpassed. You could go to a fabulous restaurant in Delhi and have great kebabs, but you could go on the streets and feed your whole village for the price of one plate in a posh restaurant.

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