The Food & Cooking of India
Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, Surrey
Tuesday 21st February, 2012
The launch of Mridula Baljekar's 'The Food & Cooking of India', took place at the prestigious Wentworth Club in Virginia Water, Surrey. Guests were welcomed to the Ryder and Curtis Cup Rooms for wine, light refreshments, which Mridula cooked herself.
Councillor Asghar Majeed - Mayor of Windsor and Maidenhead, Councillor Tim Dodds - Mayor of Surrey Heath and our host, Mridula Baljekar, all make speeches.
'... in this book, Mridula takes the reader on a gastronomic journey through India, explaining along the way, the culture, history, geography, religious and social customs and uncovers unknown territories of this fascinating country. An authoritative explanation unites the myriad strands of this world-famous cuisine in 150 exquisite recipes accompanied by 850 stunning colour illustrations. Ranging from simple street foods to luxurious curries fit for a Maharaja's table, delectable marinades, exquisite kebabs and exotic vegetables, the book captures the diversity of Indian cuisine in an evocative and enticing manner...'
Pat Chapman and Mayor Asghar Majeed. Mridula Baljekar, Celia Bennett, Mayor Tim Dodds and his wife.
Wentworth Golf Club Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water, Surrey. GU25 4LS 01344 842201
'The Food and Cooking of India' by Mridula Baljekar, published by Lorenz Books.