Cuisine of a land is a specific set of cooking tradition and practices. It reflects
the culture of a specific society. A cuisine is primarily influenced by the ingredients
that are easily available and the climate of the area. Religious food laws also
exercise strong influences on its food habits.In Assam eating means much more than
just indulging your stomach. Food is sacred and eating is almost a ritual but the
cooking process is fuss-free and in sync with nature, a trait that reflects the
simple lifestyle of the inhabitants.
From the Assamese Kitchen
Author: Jyoti Das
Publisher: Rupa and Co.
Number of pages: 240
Book Size: 5.5 x 8.5 sq inches
Book Weight: 350 gm
Published in: 07/01/2008
Retail Price: Rs.295 /- Buy Now!
presents an array of delectable dishes that
reflects the variegated hues of the culture of Assam. Like the simple Assamese people,
the food of Assam is rather bland and simple, with little or no spice at all; yet
it is delicious. Regional aromatic herbs add varied flavours to the cuisine, making
it simple, yet savoury and wholesome. This book contains more than a hundred recipes
from the land of simple folk and rich cultural legacy, and is a must-have for those
ready to try out mouth-watering delicacies which are easy to make, healthy and simply