More Than Just Biryani is a coming-of-age story of three women and their culinary journey.
Summary of the Book
More Than Just Biryani is the story of three women spanning three generations – Ruqayya, Tahera and Zubi. Sonia Kapoor id a journalist who is working in a Hong Kong based food magazine. She befriends Zubi, a coy Indian woman, who has been living in Hong Kong with her husband and child. Sonia wants to get to know Zubi well and extract all the fascinating stories about Zubi’s connection with food. Zubi eventually opens up to Sonia, takes her to Bangalore, and introduces her to her mother's simply cooked home food. Sonia soon realizes that there is much more to Muslim food than just their love for biryani. More than Just Biryani shows how food plays a substantial role in shaping the character and lives of each of these women. The author also includes quite a few recipes for some sumptuous Muslim dishes such as kaali mirch ki phaal and lauz. This book is a must-read for those interested in books about food and culture.
About Andaleeb Wajid
Andaleeb Wajid is an India author and loves to write about food, relationships, and weddings. She was working as a technical writer, content writer and food writer for many years before quitting to pursue a full-time career in writing. She has also authored Kite Strings, Blinkers Off and My Brother's Wedding. Her trilogy Sepia has been accepted at Bloomsbury India and its first installment will be published in 2014.
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'More than just biryani' ...... Much more than just biryani!
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More than just Biryani – Andaleeb Wajid