Slow Carb, New Indian CuisineeBook - 2017
A journey from old traditions to modern Indian cooking with deliciously simple and gut-healing recipes that leave you feeling fulfilled--rather than full.Upon learning that rice and bread were the culprits for her husband's Type 2 diabetes, Deepa Thomas deconstructed and reinvented her native Indian cuisine. She slow-carbonized family recipes, used Western cooking techniques, incorporated breaking-news research on gut health and weight loss, and drew from her grandfather's Ayurvedic wisdoms ("When diet is right, medicine is of no need; and when diet is wrong, medicine is of no use."). After three months, Deepa lost twenty-five pounds and freed her husband from a ten-year-long routine of insulin shots.Part Indian cookbook, diet guide, kitchen companion, and memoir, Deepa's Secrets introduces breakthrough slow carb and gut-healing recipes that are simple and healthy without sacrificing their rich South Asian flavors. To demystify an exotic" cuisine, Thomas provides step-by-step instructions with ingredient substitutions (all ghee-free!), shortcuts, and secret techniques that will make New Indian easy, everyday fare. Beautifully photographed with menu plans, kitchen wisdom, and scientific commentary, Deepa's Secrets includes East-to-West recipes such as: Ralph's Garlicky Spinach a la Dal Ammachi's Claypot Fish Molee General Joseph's Five Star Chicken Skewers New Indian Cacciatore Masala Omelet, and more!Bold and intimate, Deepa's Secrets shares Thomas's new secrets--family cooking traditions, how to diet" without feeling hungry, beating diabetes, and eating to live in order to live to eat.
Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, 2017
Characteristics: 1 online resource : color illustrations
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