Contents: 1. The origin of rice. 2. Indian spices and condiments. 3. Basic recipes. 4. Rice as complete meal. 5. Rice as accompaniment. 6. Rice as bread. 7. Rice as dessert. Index.
"The humble grain of rice has been on the plates of more than half of the world’s population for eons. Its enduring reign is due to its versatility and the simple cooking it demands.
"Kohinoor of Rice and Spice celebrates rice in all its forms. It is a collection of 40 different preparations of rice. The recipes present not only exciting combinations of textures and flavours, but also healthy and easy-to-follow cookery techniques.
"This book is divided into four sections: rice as complete meal; rice as accompaniment; rice as bread; and rice as dessert. A comprehensive introduction explains the origin of rice; Indian spices and condiments; basic recipes. Every recipe is tried and tested, and accompanied by attractive photographs. Kohinoor of Rice and Spice is a must-buy for anyone interested in experimenting with rice." (jacket)