Award-winning author and host of Bravo's smash hit Top Chef, Padma Lakshmi returns to the page with recipes for sophisticated international cuisine that are simple to prepare. Inspired by her travels to some of the most secluded corners of the planet, Padma shares the origins and secrets of her latest recipes but you don't need to travel the world in order to prepare them. Padma makes it easy to impress your guests with elegant, savory and sweet dishes such as Keralan Crab Cakes, Mexican Macaroni and Cheese, Green Mango Curry, Krispy Fried Chicken, BBQ Korean Short Ribs, and Chocolate Amaretto Ice Cream. Padma reinvents familiar dishes by introducing a host of exotic flavours and spices, transforming the everyday kitchen into a global one with ease. Favourite Recipes from Around the World is both a culinary and personal scrapbook of Padma's life, highlighted by dazzling photography and evocative personal essays about her lifelong connection to food and cooking. From appetizers to entrees, soups to desserts - Favourite Recipes from Around the World is perfect for anyone who wants cooking to be easy, elegant, and unforgettable.
Padma Lakshmi is an award-winning cookbook author, an internationally renowned actress and model, and the host of Bravo's highly acclaimed Top Chef. She is the author of Easy Exotic, recipes for a delicious low-fat diet. She lives in New York.