cooking in a tandoor (clay oven) is a technique that dates back to the bronze age + traditionally has always been about bringing the flavour from the clay oven to the vegetables, meats + fresh breads cooked in it. communal kitchens have centred around the tandoor for generations across the northern frontier of india, making their way through the indian subcontinent + always providing warmth, good food + flavour.
in tandoori home cooking, maunika gowardhan, bestselling author of thali, takes you on a tour to share an explosion of tandoori flavours, spices, recipes + culinary heritage found across the streets and restaurants of india, with dishes that can be made in conventional ovens + grills in your home all year round.
from aslam butter chicken + zafrani paneer tikka, along with apple, beetroot + mooli salad, garlic + ghee naan, to mango + pistachio kulfi lollies + jal jeera, there is a dynamic selection of classic recipes, all of which can easily be created at home.
with meal planners to guide you on what dishes can be paired together, tandoori home cooking arms home cooks with everything you need to bring tandoori cooking into your own home.