Korma, Kheer and Kismet - Five Seasons in Old Delhi

Korma, Kheer and Kismet - Five Seasons in Old Delhi (English, Hardcover, Timms Pamela)

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Korma, Kheer and Kismet - Five Seasons in Old Delhi  (English, Hardcover, Timms Pamela)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Hardcover
    • Publisher: ALEPH
    • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
    • ISBN: 9789382277149, 9382277145
    • Pages: 182
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    Khorma Kheer & Kismet: Five Seasons in Old Delhi, compiled by Pamela Timms, is a food memoir that will make extraordinary and exotic food of Old Delhi come to rich and mouth-watering life.

    Summary of the Book

    Pamela Timms finds her inspiration when the disorderly, not-so-grand and yet honest gullies of the old city, Delhi, offer her a sweet escape into the world of aroma and vibrant flavours. Numerous explorations change her perceptions about cooking and food forever, and she embarks on a journey to explore the stories and the undisclosed ingredients of the much-loved street food of Old Delhi. She discloses the anonymities surrounding several recipes. This journey takes Pamela straight to the heart of the city, where she is not only opened up to new ways of cooking and creating brilliant taste, but is also welcomed into the lives of people who are in this noble business. She rejoices festivals with them, gets acquainted with their families, finds recipes for some of the best Khorma, Kheer and beyond, and makes treasured friends, soon to gather that Old Delhi has become no less than a home.

    About Pamela Timms

    Pamela Timms is a well-known Scottish journalist. She left the cold, damp homeland with her family to begin a journey of a lifetime towards Delhi. But within a short period of time, she was frustrated, realizing that she was still far from the real India she was set out to discover. It took a while for the journalist to realize that Old Delhi was perhaps her home away from home, on which she has written about in Khorma Kheer & Kismet. Pamela has also penned works for a wide range of publications. She archives her Indian food explorations on her blog. A prolific writer, she is also a columnist for Mint.

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    Publication Year
    • August
    Book Type
    • Non Fiction Book
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    Nice product

    gud book
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    Taranjit Madan

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    5 Sep, 2018

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    Hunger-inducing!!!!

    Once you are through with this book, you would be itching to go out and sample all that has been written about in this book. I, myself, am gonna go for the Daulat ki Chaat very soon.
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    Yamini Kaul

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    25 Mar, 2015

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    Best book describing old delhi food charm

    This is the best book describing some of the best unknown food vendors of Old Delhi.A treat for the food lovers.
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    Pankaj Jain

    4 Feb, 2015

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    interesting book

    The book spans over a decade. hence lot could have changed now, however, you can empathy with the author about old Delhi. However, it looks as if it is written today.
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    akifac

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    30 Nov, 2014

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