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The Memsahib's Cookbook: Recipes from the Days of the Raj

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Evoking the lost world of the memsahibs and their households, this book celebrates the way of life of those ordinary Englishwomen who found themselves thousands of miles from home, in India. There they had to endure temperatures approaching 100 degrees fahrenheit, mosquitoes, strange foods and cultures, and the extreme difficulties of dealing with a large number of household staff of different faiths and customs. The book consists of a collection of the popular Anglo-Indian recipes they devised during the 19th and early ...

The Memsahib's Cookbook: Recipes from the Days of the Raj 1993, Piatkus Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780749911706

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