A love letter to Bombay told through food and stories, Dishoom is an ode to the infinite possibilities of food – a collection of recipes that captures the essence of British-Indian food in London. At long last, Dishoom share the secrets to their much sought-after Bombay comfort food: the Bacon Naan Roll, Black Daal, Okra Fries, Jackfruit Biryani, Chicken Ruby and Lamb Raan, along with Masala Chai, coolers and cocktails.
In Dishoom, Yotam Ottolenghi and Ramael Scully celebrate the city of their birth. For this, they have researched its history and heritage through the stories behind its food. With beautiful illustrations throughout, Dishoom also features step-by-step instructions on how to cook Bombay’s legendary dishes at home.
Dishoom brings the best of the city’s cuisine home with a cookbook in the same vein as Ottolenghi’s Jerusalem. At last, the secrets of their much-sought-after Bombay comfort food: the bacon naan roll, black daal and okra fries, jackfruit biryani, chicken ruby, and lamb rain are all here to share.
About Dishoom Book
A love letter to Bombay told through food and stories, including their legendary black daal’ Yotam Ottolenghi
At long last, Dishoom share the secrets to their much sought-after Bombay comfort food: the Bacon Naan Roll, Black Daal, Okra Fries, Jackfruit Biryani, Chicken Ruby and Lamb Raan, along with Masala Chai, coolers and cocktails.
As you learn to cook the Dishoom menu, you will also be taken on a day-long tour of south Bombay, peppered with much eating and drinking. You’ll discover the simple joy of early chai and omelet at Kyani and Co., of dawdling in Horniman Circle on a lazy morning, of eating your fill on Mohammed Ali Road, of strolling on the sands at Chowpatty at sunset or taking the air at Nariman Point at night.
This beautiful cookery book and photography will transport you to Dishoom’s most treasured corners of an eccentric and charming Bombay. Read it, and you will find yourself replete with recipes and stories to share with all who come to your table.
‘This book is a delight—the photography, the recipes, and the stories. I’ve never read a book that has made me look so longingly at my suitcase’ Nigel Slater.