Upon learning that rice and bread were the culprits for her husband‚Äôs Type 2 diabetes, Deepa Thomas deconstructed and reinvented her native Indian cuisine. Deepa made anew seventy slow carb recipes, incorporating time-saving Western cooking techniques, breaking-news research on gut health and weight loss, and Ayurvedic wisdoms (“When diet is right, medicine is of no need; and when diet is wrong, medicine is of no use.”). After six months of cooking and eating “New Indian,” Deepa lost twenty pounds and freed her husband from a ten-year routine of insulin shots.
Part cookbook and memoir, Deepa‚Äôs Secrets introduces breakthrough slow carb and gut-healing recipes that are simple and nutrient-packed, without sacrificing its rich South Asian flavors. On a mission to demystify and make healthy an ¬ìexotic‚Äù cuisine, Deepa shares shortcuts and techniques that will make “New Indian” everyday fare. Bold and intimate, Deepa‚Äôs Secrets will undoubtedly change your cooking, and quite possibly your life, featuring East-to-West recipes such as:
¬ï Ralph‚Äôs Garlicky Spinach a la Dal¬ï Ammachi‚Äôs Claypot Fish Molee¬ï General Joseph‚Äôs Five-Star Chicken Batons¬ï New Indian Cacciatore¬ï Masala Omelet
The author is donating her royalties to FoodCorps, a nonprofit that connects children to healthy food in American schools.
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