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'To understand this country, you need to understand curry' says Rick Stein in his new book. It focuses on him travelling India to get the real recipes and understand our love of its food. It follows him as he uncovers the secrets of traditional food and modern cooking on his journey to make that sensual dish ' the perfect curry. It is a book as full of colours and flavours as the food he writes about. It has plenty of recipes and if you like cooking from scratch this is the book for you! The recipes are clear and simple, though sometimes fiddly, however the flavours they create are absolutely worth it. Rick also includes a large amount of wonderful photographs of the food and his travels which really brighten the book.

Although it is a cookbook, it is a travel book too and the photos really demonstrate the journey. If the book alone isn't enough there is also a television series on BBC 2. His passion in this book is contagious and thrilling. He combines instruction, information and inspiration in a perfect balance. It is clear he understands the culture which is integral to the authenticity both of the book and of the recipes given. Anyone who loves big flavours and vivacious colours would love this book.

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