When he isn’t in the kitchen, or giving a talk to industry peers or the young talent of the hospitality industry, Chef Patron Cyrus Todiwala likes nothing better than to write. He’s written three cookbooks so far, and two of them are still available at the restaurant. But watch this space. His fingers are once again on the pen.
Mr Todiwala’s BOMBAY – £20.00
Mr Todiwala’s Bombay incorporates the best of both classic and modern Indian cuisine. Since the release of his bestselling The Incredible Spice Men, also a hit BBC Two series, Cyrus has made a name for himself as a master of spices and Indian cuisine. To Cyrus, Mumbai will always be Bombay: the jostling, colourful city of his childhood and the land that cultivated his passion for food. Join Cyrus and his wife Pervin on a bustling culinary jaunt around one of the world’s most exciting and mysterious places. Feast on moreish jumping chicken samosas from street vendors, succulent hot and spicy tiger prawns, tender lamb cooked with sizzling Indian Puy lentils, and homemade golden Pooris that will melt in your mouth. Learn how to make fragrant sweet puddings, authentic-tasting curries, delicate chutneys and some of the most delicious treats known to mankind. Set against the backdrop of stunning on-location photographs, Mr Todiwala’s Bombay is a charming celebration of Indian food. NOMINATED FOR A 2013 SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARD.
The Incredible Spice Men – £20.00
Chef Patron Cyrus Todiwala and his good friend Chef Tony Singh star in a new 5-part food series like no other, showing the British how to spice up their favourite dishes!
Tony and Cyrus have taken to the road, exploring the British Isles and adding their own spicy twist to our most classic and best-loved dishes. Try jazzing up a Sunday roast chicken with a honey and ginger, adding a cumin and coriander kick to a shepherd’s pie or lacing a Victoria sponge with aromatic fennel seeds and cardamom. With delicious, everyday recipes accompanied by Cyrus and Tony’s top tips and favourite spices, The Incredible Spice Men will demystify the contents of your spice rack, and open your everyday cooking up to a world of exciting new flavours. NOMINATED FOR A 2013 WORLD FOOD AWARD.
Indian Summer – £10.95
A collection of delicious, simple and healthy recipes mixing the best of British ingredients with raw materials from around the world. The idea behind this collection of recipes is minimum fuss, maximum pleasure. It is food to share with family and friends in the garden!
New Wave Indian Cooking – £17.99
Although classically trained, Cyrus is known for his innovative approach to Indian cooking. Alongside familiar dishes, he combines traditional techniques and flavourings with unexpected ingredients to produce delicious recipes.
For more information on Cyrus Todiwala as an author and food writer, contact Pervin Todiwala on 020 7488 9242 or Gina McAdam on 078796 48930