Vij's at Home: Relax, Honey

Category: Book
By (author): Dhalwala, Meeru
By (author): Vij, Vikram
Subject:  COOKING / Regional & Ethnic / Indian & South Asian
Awards: Alcuin Award for Best Reference Book Design (2011) Winner
Canadian Culinary Book Awards (2011) Short-listed
Gourmand Award for Best Indian Cookbook in Canada (2010) Winner
Gourmand Internation Cookbook Awards Best in the World (2010) Runner-up
Publisher: Douglas And McIntyre (2013) Ltd.
Published: August 2010
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 11.50in x 8.00in x 0.70in
Our Price:
$ 40.00
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*Delicious everyday Indian recipes from the authors of the multi-award-winning bestseller, Vij's.

Pull up a chair - Meeru and Vikram invite you to dinner. The owners of Vij's and Rangoli restaurants in Vancouver have an all-new follow-up to Vij's, the bestselling cookbook that has won numerous awards, including the Cordon d'Or Gold Ribbon International Cookbook Award.

In Vij's at Home, Relax, Honey: The Warmth and Ease of Indian Cooking, Meeru Dhalwala and Vikram Vij show you how to prepare the recipes they eat at home, from vegetarian dishes that go from stove to plate in less than 45 minutes to seafood, poultry and meat dishes that come together in 20 minutes then cook while you help the kids with their homework or sit down with a glass of wine. Designed for flavour, versatility and convenience, virtually every recipe can be adapted to suit your palate, your dietary preferences or your on-hand ingredients. Clear instructions, stunning photographs, a conversational tone and a paperback format make this an affordable must-have for every kitchen-for first-time cooks to more experienced chefs.
Review Quote*"Vij's At Home is a guide from some of America's most famous restaurateurs on their specific and beloved craft, authentic Indian cuisine. With a wide assortment of dishes to satisfy the palette, be it sweet or spicy, savoury or sweet, these recipes will prove easy to prepare and provide for excellent meals."
Review Quote*"This book widens the lens on comfort food for Canadians, from signature lamb 'Popsicles,' to plentiful vegetarian dishes, chutneys, sustainable seafood and a delicious butter chicken schnitzel."
Review Quote*"[Vij's at Home] promises accessible recipes, with a sampling of the kind of dishes Meeru and Vij enjoy at home. If they are any bit as warm and inviting as the two of them, I am sure it will become a well loved staple."
Review Quote*"Vijs at Home takes elaborate cooking down a notch. The subtitle -- Relax, Honey -- refers to nurturing through cooking. Recipes are geared to busy families and include Butter Chicken-Schnitzel. Simple Goat Curry, and Titapia in Yogurt and Ginger Curry. The book has an abundance of vegetarian options, such as the restaurant staffs favourite zucchini soup."
Review Quote*"[Vij's at Home] is a family affair...The recipes come with plenty of explanations for those not so familiar with Indian cooking, as well as a description of the spices used and how to prepare them."
Review Quote*"[Vij's at Home is] a useful quick and easy guide to inspired Indian food: all preps can be done in less than 20 minutes plus cooking times. Thereís a full-range of vegetarian, seafood, poultry, meats and desserts...There is also the occasional memoir material on Indian family life. And some really sharp notes on wine pairings with Indian food."
Review Quote*"What sets this book apart is that the wife-and-husband authors put the recipes in the context of balancing the demands of work and family. It is especially appealing to read how the couple's children respond to some of the dishes and what the authors learned about how to satisfy a variety of palatesÖA friendly, accessible book in which many cooks will delight."
Review Quote*"While [Meeru Dhalwalla and Vikram Vij] could easily have succeeded on the strength of their culinary expertise, it is the personal touch that has brought renown to their restaurants and cookbooks. That feeling emanates from the restaurants' walls and keeps visitors coming back, and the same feeling will follow them home in Vij's cookbooks."
Review Quote*"[Vij's] features easy-to-make-at-home, family-friendly dishes that are designed for busy households."