Come home with Meena Pathak, the creative force behind Pataks, the worlds most popular brand of Indian food. Her delicious and well-illustrated follow-up to Flavors of India features 100 recipes for authentic dishes she would prepare in her own kitchen, for family and friends. These simple, healthy, and delectable creationsmade from readily available ingredientsdispel the myth that Indian cuisine is only about rich curries and complicated spices. With chapters on quick fixes, fast family meals, entertaining, and special occasions, Meena makes the cooking easy. The meals range from Spicy French Toast to Bombay Mixed Vegetable Sandwich to elaborate Smoked Lamb with Nutty Barfi. All the basics are covered, including storing and preparing spices, time-saving ideas, and cooking techniques.