“Dining with the Maharajas” highlights the culinary traditions of Indian royal families
Highlighting the unwavering dedication of patrons of the royal families of India towards preserving their centuries old culinary traditions, Roli Books, in association with Royal Fables, recently unveiled Dining with the Maharajas – A Thousand Years of Culinary Tradition authored by Neha Prasada and Ashima Narain.
In the book, the royals share anecdotes about their and their ancestors’ signature styles of cooking, entertaining, and presentation of food. Dining with the Maharajas showcases the extraordinarily rich culinary traditions of the royal families of Hyderabad, Jammu and Kashmir, Jodhpur, Mahmudabad, Mysore, Patiala, Rampur, Sailana, Tripura, Udaipur and in the process presents the variety and distinctness of royal cuisines.
The excellence in Indian cooking and the fine dining are most evident on the dining tables of the maharajas who have turned cooking into an art form. Much to the delight of food lovers the original royal recipes featured in the book and the accompanying kitchen copy unfold the exotic traditional creations from the royal kitchens. Some of these are secret recipes that have never been published before.
Keywords: culinary tradition