Mountain Berries And Desert Spice: Sweet Inspiration From The Hunza Valley To The Arabian Sea by Sumayya UsmaniMountain Berries And Desert Spice: Sweet Inspiration From The Hunza Valley To The Arabian Sea by Sumayya Usmani

Mountain Berries And Desert Spice: Sweet Inspiration From The Hunza Valley To The Arabian Sea

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Hardcover | April 6, 2017

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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.
Sumayya Usmani grew up in Karachi, Pakistan and moved to London over ten years ago, but has found home in Glasgow, Scotland. A food writer and cookery teacher, Sumayya is passionate about sharing the flavours of her homeland with a view to highlighting Pakistani cuisine as a distinct one. Sumayya advocates cooking by "andaza", (sensory...
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Title:Mountain Berries And Desert Spice: Sweet Inspiration From The Hunza Valley To The Arabian SeaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 9.88 × 8 × 1 inPublished:April 6, 2017Publisher:Frances Lincoln AdultLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711238529

ISBN - 13:9780711238527

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"intriguing exploration of Pakistani desserts. The author's passion for the flavours of her homeland will surely whet your appetite for more." 
- Homes & Interiors Scotland