Pangat, a Feast
Food and Lore from Marathi Kitchens
Saee Koranne- Khandekar
In this delectable compendium of recipes and stories, culinary researcher Saee Koranne-Khandekar debunks the myths surrounding the foods of Maharashtra and reveals the versatility and sheer variety of its food traditions. Bringing together over 200 traditional recipes, this enriching book introduces food enthusiasts to special masalas, cooking techniques and elaborate meal spreads using a range of produce. Along the way, its delightful stories and anecdotes vividly detail the characteristic food traits of the several communities that inhabit the region. From the sophisticatedly spiced Kolhapuri mutton sukka to the tamarind-based thecha, from a never-fail formula for frying fish to the wholesome chakolya 'pasta' and variants of karanji, the recipes in this book will at once enhance your kitchen skills and your palate.