'A rich and evocative book, the perfect introduction to Indian gastronomy' Independent 'An exhaustive, salivating, hunger-inducing history of the varying regional cuisines of India ... Eating India pulses with life - enveloping the reader in the scent, taste, heat and flavour of an ancient cuisine' Sunday Telegraph 'Thoughtful, well-expressed, informative ... the description of spices and flavours leaves you yearning for the foods themselves' Guardian 'An education and a pleasure' Scotsman
About the Author
Chitrita Banerji grew up in Calcutta and received her master's degree in English from Harvard University. She is an internationally recognized writer on Bengali food, and is the author of Life and Food in Bengal, Bengali Cooking, and Feeding the Gods. A two-time winner of Sophie Coe awards in Food and History, she has written about food for Gourmet, Granta and the American Prospect among others. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.