Ritu needs little introduction - with her insatiable appetite for constant innovation in the kitchen and the finest collection of wines in her cellar, she has warmed many a hungry soul.
How do you cook yummy authentic Italian food in your Indian kitchen with what is available in your local market? Ritu Dalmia, chef and owner of Diva, Delhi's most beloved Italian restaurant, has all the answers in her first cookbook- Italian Khana
At the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2011 Italian Khana was nominated in more than one category and Italian Khana - Dinner Party, Pasta and Vegetarian was adjudged the winner in the category Best Series of Food Books
Italian Khana is the perfect introduction to Italian cuisine for an Indian audience. You will learn how to substitute lemon with lime, use chili (authentically!) with your pasta and dress your mutton as lamb. It also offers a wide range of options for vegetarians. Apart from this Ritu provides a useful guide of suppliers around the country and menus for every season and occasion.
Stunningly designed, with superb photography Italian Khana is India’s first truly stylish gourmet cookbook. Friendly and informative, it will be both your guru and your best friend in the kitchen.