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  • 32 pages
  • Full-color photos
  • 10 3/5" x 8 2/3"
  • Library bindings
  • Maps
  • Glossary
  • Index
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  • Grades 4–8
  • ISBN: 978-1-934545-11-9
  • $24.95








Dive into this feast of tasty facts about the food and cooking of India. Learn all about the climate, history, religion, and culture of India and how they have influenced the national cuisine. Read this book and discover:

  • the delicious sweets made for Diwali, decorated with wafer-thin layers of real
    silver leaf
  • the famously hot and fiery vindaloo, from Goa
  • the possible origin of the word curry

The book contains three recipes with clear, step-by-step instructions, so you can try cooking up some popular Indian dishes for yourself.