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The Five top Indian Cookery Books

The Five top Indian Cookery Books

(1) 100 of my favourite Indian recipes – Gordon Ramsay. This accompanying book to the Channel Four television series sees Gordon visiting Kerala deep in the South of India to…

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Diwali: The Festival of Lights

Diwali in India is a blast…literally. It is five days of fun, frolic and feasting……oooh yeah, the feasting!! Diwali gets it’s name from Deepavali which is sanskrit for ‘a row…

Forget everything you think you know about Indian food

Forget everything you think you know about Indian food

India is full of culture shocks from the second you step outside the airport, and it pays dividends to prepare yourself before you visit this wonderful country. You may decide…

It’s not easy but we’ve chosen our 5 best Indian restaurants in London

It’s not easy but we’ve chosen our 5 best Indian restaurants in London

The search is on for the best Indian food in the world. theindiaphile takes these matters pretty seriously, so we’d like to hear about it if there is somewhere you…

Indian food writing: the tandoor oven

Indian food writing: the tandoor oven

Indian chef Zubin D’Souza (theindiaphile’s hugely talented and shamefully under-known food writer) discusses the origins of the traditional Indian oven. Archaeologists uncovering the ruins of the Mohenjodaro and Harappan civilizations…

Chef Zubin on Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of life

Chef Zubin on Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of life

The ancient dudes discovered that since all humankind has not really been created equal, there may be some differences between people internally as well. What they believed was that all…

Travel tips: The 5 Best Places To Eat in North Goa, India

Travel tips: The 5 Best Places To Eat in North Goa, India

(1) Ku – One of Goa’s most magical and exclusive restaurants, this Zen like retreat blends Indian, Indonesian and Japanese themes in an eclectic mix. There’s just one door, no…

The greatest Indian food books

The greatest Indian food books

We thought it time to write a little on Indian food books here at theindiaphile. We’re not talking about recipe books per se, but books celebrating the history, cultural significance…

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