Looking to up your dinner table conversation? Coffee Life in Japan and Curried Cultures, both published by the University of California Press under their California Studies in Food and Culture branch (and edited by Darra Goldstein), supply plenty of digestif fodder.
Curried Cultures is co-edited b ... More >>
KnopfMadhur Jaffrey's salmon in Bengali mustard sauce
If you read the many, many year-end best cookbooks of 2010 lists, you will doubtless be very familiar with Madhur Jaffrey's latest book, At Home With Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"As you might have expected, A-Frame, in what looks like an old IHOP tricked out with enough pine and track lighting to make it resemble a ski chalet, is pretty different from the legion of gastropubs." First Bite: Take the A ... More >>
Random HouseMadhur Jaffrey
In the first part of our conversation with Madhur Jaffrey, the Delhi-born legendary actress, award-winning cookbook author and Indian cuisine authority spoke to us about her latest movie, a foodie comedy in which she plays a peppily invasive mom called Today's Spec ... More >>
When Madhur Jaffrey arrived at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, she was a Delhi-born 19-year-old from a wealthy family and so accustomed to being waited on that even the most rudimentary cooking skills eluded her. In the end, it was her inability to find authentic Indian food in 1950s En ... More >>
J. RitzIf you happen to be cooking your way through the tomes of Madhur Jaffrey, Claudia Roden, Paula Wolfert, and other authors who mine the depths of specific cuisines, you know the ups and downs of assembling ingredients. Some days it's a joy to stop at three different shops to find the sp ... More >>
Late April is going to be a good time to be in Portland, Oregon, if you're interested in the food world--or have been secretly stalking Ruth Reichl. The 32nd Annual Conference of the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) will be held in that caffeine and rain saturated city from ... More >>