The Secret’s in the Spice Mix

The Secret’s in the Spice Mix

Fifty unique homemade spice mixes with recipes


"Do you buy overpriced spice mixes off the shelves? Do you wish to make your own but don't know how? Does the alchemy of spices interest you? People across the length and breadth of the country have their own special blends that they use to add flavour to food.The right combination of spices is crucial to Indian cooking and is the reason why some dishes are so hard to resist. But why buy spice mixes when you can make them yourself! From traditional blends like veri-the tikki masala from Kashmir-and East Indian bottle masala-the specialty from Mumbai-to more commercial mixes like garam masala, kadhai masala and sambhar powder, India's first MasterChef Pankaj Bhadouria identifies fifty spice mixes from India and around the world in this one-of-a-kind book, putting the secret to great flavours within any cook's reach."


160 Pages | ISBN13 9780143428497
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Pankaj Bhadouria
Pankaj Bhadouria
"Pankaj Bhadouria is the winner of MasterChef India Season 1. A school teacher who quit a job of sixteen years to participate in the first season of the show, she has hosted the TV shows Chef Pankaj Ka Zayka, Kifayati Kitchen, 3 Course with Pankaj, Rasoi se-Pankaj Bhadouria ke Saath Sales Ka Baazigar and Health in 100. She was the first MasterChef winner across the global franchise to write an official MasterChef cookbook. Pankaj has written two more cookery books, Barbie: I am a Chef and Chicken from My Kitchen. Pankaj is the face of the brands Knorr, Brooke Bond Taaza (HUL), MasterChef Travels with Cox and Kings and Eastern Masalas, a leading spice brand from south India. In August 2012, she launched the Pankaj Bhadouria Culinary Academy where she shares her love for the culinary arts with cooking enthusiasts, indulging in what she does best-teaching."
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