Mountain Berries and Desert Spice

Sweet Inspiration From the Hunza Valley to the Arabian Sea

Mountain Berries and Desert Spice
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Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780711238527
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
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'Wonderfully evocative and ridiculously tempting.' Felicity Cloake

In this eagerly awaited follow up to the Gourmand Debut Cookbook Award winning Summers Under the Tamarind Tree, food writer and cookery teacher Sumayya Usmani continues her journey of discovery through the exotic cuisine of her native Pakistan. Mountain Berries & Desert Spice introduces home cooks to Pakistani desserts and explores their unique significance in the country’s culture and traditions. The 70 authentic and family recipes travel from the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains in the north (where berries and fruits grow in abundance), via the fertile Punjab (with its rice- and grain-based desserts) to the Arabian sea in the south (where saffron- and cardamom-laced sweet recipes are a favourite). From the sweet snacks shared between friends over coffee to sumptuous desserts fit for lavish weddings, Sumayya tempts the reader with beautiful, easily achieved recipes that anyone can savour.

The author

SUMAYYA USMANI is a writer and cookery teacher based in London, specialising in the cuisine of Pakistan. She teaches Pakistani cookery at various schools across the country including Divertimenti, Sophie Grigson Cookery School and School of Wok.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 192 Pages
ISBN: 9780711238527
Size: 7.677 in x 9.646 in / 195 mm x 245 mm
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