More than just Biryani

More than just Biryani

Author : Andaleeb Wajid

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Rs. 399.00
Classification Fiction
Pub Date 2014
Imprint Amaryllis (An Imprint of Manjul Publishing House)
Page Extent 364
Binding Paperback
Language English
ISBN 9789381506400
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Rs. 399.00
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About the Book

The culinary journey of three women who followed their hearts...

When Sonia Kapoor, a journalist working in a Hong Kong food magazine befriends Zubi, a shy Indian woman living in Hong Kong with her husband and child, she hopes to peel away the layers of fascinating stories about Zubi's connection with food. Hesitant at first, Zubi slowly opens up to Sonia, taking her to the Bangalore of her childhood and her mother's simply cooked home food. Life lessons are learnt with the help of familiar dishes and Sonia realises that there's more to Zubi and Muslim food than just their love for biryani.

At its heart, More Than Just Biryani is a story of understanding needs, discovering identities, overcoming fears and above all, embracing love.

Through the life stories of three women from three generations, the novel shows how food plays a significant role in shaping the lives and characters of each of these women.

In the process, it also gives out quite a bit of the recipes for delicious Muslim dishes such as kaali mirch ki phaal, lauz, etc.

About the Author(s)

Andaleeb Wajid is an India author and loves to write about food, relationships, and weddings. She was working as a technical writer, content writer and food writer for many years before quitting to pursue a full-time career in writing. She has also authored Kite Strings, Blinkers Off and My Brother's Wedding. Her trilogy Sepia has been accepted at Bloomsbury India and its first installment will be published in 2014.

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