From its origins in India, the curry has spread across the world to Southeast Asia, Africa, the West Indies, Europe and America to become a truly international phenomenon that continues to grow in popularity. Using a stunning range of spices, the curry is a deliciously versatile dish. In this book you'll find mouth-watering curries from all around the world, whether it's a spicy vegetable curry from South India, a Thai green curry, a Vietnamese bamboo shoot curry or a spicy chicken noodle soup from Myanmar. Whatever your taste, you'll find just the right recipe for you. The Big Book of Curries features a stunning selection of recipes that are grouped according to the type of ingredients: vegetables and pulses; meat; fish and shellfish; poultry, plus sections on starters, rice, breads, and accompaniments. Each tried-and-tested recipe is quick and easy to prepare and uses spices and ingredients that are widely available. There's also an invaluable overview of basic curry-making techniques and equipment, as well as ingredients and spices at the beginning of the book. Whatever the occasion, whatever your preferences, you'll find a recipe here, from simple and traditional to elegant and inventive. Whether you're a beginner or a more experienced cook, you'll find all the curries easy to master with this one-stop guide for curry lovers everywhere.