Summers Under the Tamarind Tree

Recipes and memories from Pakistan

Summers Under the Tamarind Tree
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Format: Hardback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9780711236783
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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Description

Winner 'Best First Book' - Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2016, this stunning contemporary Pakistani cookbook celebrates the varied, exciting and often-overlooked cuisine of a beautiful country. Former lawyer-turned-food writer and cookery teacher Sumayya Usmani captures the rich and aromatic pleasure of Pakistani cooking through more than 100 recipes as she celebrates the heritage and traditions of her home country and looks back on a happy childhood spent in the kitchen with her grandmother and mother. Learn to cook some of the rich, varied and delicious Pakistani dishes with this beautiful showcase of the exotic yet achievable recipes of Pakistan. 

The author

Sumayya Usmani grew up in Karachi, Pakistan and moved to London over ten years ago, but has found home in Glasgow, Scotland. A food writer and cookery teacher, Sumayya is passionate about sharing the flavours of her homeland with a view to highlighting Pakistani cuisine as a distinct one.  Sumayya advocates cooking by "andaza", (sensory and estimation cooking), which is how she learnt to cook from her mother and grandmothers from a very young age. She appears frequently in many online and print publications, on television, and co-presents BBC Kitchen Cafe weekly on BBC Radio Scotland.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9780711236783
Illustrations: 200
Size: 7.677 in x 9.646 in / 195 mm x 245 mm
Published:

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