About this book
Published to accompany a new 6-part series on BBC2 in the summer of 2013, this sees Stein set off on a trip round India in search of the perfect curry. Indian food is hugely popular in the UK, "Rick Stein's Far Eastern Odyssey" sold more than 130,000 copies, and "Rick Stein's Spain" more than 90,000. Stein brings the 6 finest dishes that he's discovered on his journey back to the UK and puts them to the test.
What makes a good curry? Sensual spicy aromas or thick, creamy sauces? Rich, dark dals or crispy fried street snacks? The author journeys through India to find the answer, searching this colourful, chaotic nation in search of the truths behind our love affair with its food. He also uncovers recipes for kormas, spiced fish and slow-cooked biryanis.