As a child, author Sayeeda Akhter became aware of the reputation her family had acquired for producing tasty and distinctive food dishes. The eldest daughter of her large family, she was fortunate to receive regular coaching from her mother on the principles and practice of cooking with spices. In At Home with Indian Cookery, Akhter shares a collection of recipes that came from her mother’s kitchen and evolved from successful cookery classes she developed. Perfect for both novice and expert cooks, the easy-to-follow recipes are an essential staple for young cooks learning to fend for themselves for the first time. She offers a variety of recipes, including bread, chutney, sweets, and snacks and dishes for chicken, eggs, lamb, beef, fish, prawns, rice, and vegetables. In addition, she shares an introductory section on the use of spices. From kitchen to table, At Home with Indian Cookery gives step-by-step directions to help any cook create a variety of authentic, tasty Indian foods.