By Kaumudi Marathé
When Kaumudi Marathé moved to the USA from India, she by no means idea she’d be a recognized chef, foodstuff author and unofficial spokesperson for Indian food abroad. Shared Tables is her memoir of an not likely occupation enriched and formed by means of family members heritage, tales, memorable nutrients and staunch friendships.
In this ebook, Kaumudi explores her roots within the Konkanastha and Saraswat clans, recalling her immersion of their vintage Marathi cuisines. Her peripatetic formative years, spent in areas as diversified as Poona, Canada, Nagaland, Hyderabad and Wales, permit her flavor and take pleasure in the various flavours that got here her method. As an grownup, her number of journalism as a occupation took her to the Bombay of the heady Nineteen Eighties and ’90s, the place she met the demanding situations of maturity and authorship, navigating marriage and closing dates, whereas continually exploring the numerous choices of town. Her eventual movement to l. a., a urban that inspired her to dream of a wholly new approach to life, enabled her to establish the 1st Indian cooking institution within the US, Un-Curry, along her eating place and catering corporation. all through her trip, Kaumudi shared tables with a number of family and friends, them all guffawing and consuming jointly and aiding each other develop into their current selves.
Via anecdotes, recipes and images, Kaumudi Marathé illustrates how love and nutrients construct a shared connection among various cultures, nations, backgrounds and professions. Shared Tables is a banquet for the brain, middle and soul.
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