Overview for The Food Trail of Punjab
The fertile state of Punjab in North India has always been considered the “bread basket” of the country. Famous for its vast rolling plains, endless fields of wheat and its food! For the hardworking people of Punjab, every meal is little celebration and wherever you eat in this part of India, be it at restaurant, a roadside dhabba (as local street-side food vending stalls are referred to) or in a Punjabi home, you can be assured you will eat well because quantity is definitely a measure of quality here and Punjabis love to lay a laden table.
It is this legacy that the Food trail of Punjab brings us through recipes and the unforgettable stories behind them culled from the owners of iconic eateries across Punjab. Featured here are such hearty iconic delights as Kara Prasad, Dal Makhani, Amritsar Da Mutton, Gajjar da Murraba and Punjabi-Chinni Ishtyle Chicken. And winding its way through these recipes, in the best tradition of the food travelogue are stories, vignettes of history, stories of iconic establishments and the people that run them. Full of candid photographs, charming commentary impassioned memories of the people and food of Punjab. The Food Trail of Punjab is a delicious trip of a book guaranteed to get you craving for a Punjabi meal.
Yashbir Sharma (Author)
Yashbir Sharma, is a Delhi born Punjabi with a long career in Journalism. This is second book on Punjabi food. His first book was titled ‘The Dhabas of Amritsar.’ A culinary enthusiast, he continues to reside in Delhi and regale people with stories of his culinary adventures in food and is currently working on his next book.