Food! The joy of discovery, the delicious tingling of the palate, the adventure in sampling the cuisines of the world… Jasleen Dhamija, gourmet cook, inveterate traveller and taster
of delectable dishes, offers up a feast of recipes and a platter full of stories in A Gourmet’s Journey: Discovering the Exotic & Erotic in Food. Savour some exciting recipes from Iran, Turkey, Egypt, Ethiopia, South East Asia… along with a liberal sprinkling of unforgettable encounters: childhood walks with Bapu, delightful conversations with an Italian film legend, a special airplane ride with a swashbuckling prince, pleasurable picnics under flowering
apricots in Iran – and more!
Jasleen Dhamija is an internationally renowned expert in the field of living cultural traditions, intangible heritage, rural non-farm development and history of textiles and costumes. Her stint in the UN has taken her to several parts of the world, including Iran,
Central Asia, Africa and the Balkans. She has authored several books on textiles and folk arts, on women’s employment and on food.
Gourmet’s Journey: Discovering the Exotic & Erotic in Food