India has a world of cuisine within its cuisine. Geography, custom and religion along
with neighboring and invading cultures have shaped contemporary Indian cuisine. Indian
cooking is very varied and has many schools of cooking - its coastal cuisine, its
tropical cuisine, its temple cuisine, its non-violent or Jain cuisine, its Muslim cuisine,
its vegetarian cuisine, its thalis, its many festival cuisines, its tandoori cuisine, its
royal cuisine, its ayurvedic cuisine, its mountain cuisine, its Portuguese cuisine besides
its regional cuisines.
Indian cookbooks will help you sample one of the world's oldest and most delectable
cuisines, found in one of the world's most diverse, complex, mysterious and enchanting
countries on the planet. This reflects in its cuisine so keep this in mind when you buy an
Indian cookbook. Once you choose a cookbook you will savor not only a cuisine but
experience India through its cuisine. From the foothills of the Himalayas to the dusty
plains of Rajasthan, to the Malabar coast, up the temple land of Tamil Nadu, to
Bengal, the land of tigers to the kingdoms of North Eastern India you will
delight in its cuisine.