Lessons on life and cooking under the strict guidelines of ‘Samaithu Paar’ (Cook and See) the iconic vintage cookbook by shi Ammal. Cook and See (Samaithu Par): Traditional South Indian Vegetarian Recipes (Part 2). by S. Meenakshi Ammal. Currently unavailable. Cook & See Part One [S. Meenakshi Ammal] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Cooking rice the a,mal indian way may be a child’s play for manybut for the others who are novices, here the the recipe for the same.

Part 1sew a classic of Tamil cookery books. Traditional authentic south vegetarian cuisine However her cooking was sublime and she was constantly pestered for recipes and instructions from friends and family. Customers who bought this item also bought. If you notice all her recipes are meant to serve four, the exact number of people in her own family.


Write a customer review. This pickle can be stored for more than a week in a refrigerator.

Cook & See(Part 1) (Cook& See)

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And clok it occurs to me that just like the early migrants from the s, I have also found courage and solace in food from home.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. On the sentimental side, Samaithu Par holds a special place of nostalgia for some midth century immigrants. S Meenakshi Ammal Publications Contributor. Akshaya marked it as to-read Oct 24, No trivia or quizzes yet. Many are easy to prepare and are regular fare in many homes. And while the recipes couldn’t convey all the nuances of a South Indian kitchen, having this as a guide provided him with enough know-how to passably survive the long years abroad.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Most Tamilian households,stock this delicious pickle which is an excellent accompaniment to curd rice ,which is the comfort food of people this side of the Coo.

Now take the ceramic bowl or glass jar in which the pickle is to be stored. Illustration recreated by Harshita Borah. The book has been preserved in a neat old school bind but is littered with handwritten notes and highlighted paragraphs by my mother, giving me a glimpse of her as a struggling young cook.


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Do not forget to add gasket to the lid. It is only natural that Meenakshi Ammal is stern I realize.

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Return to Book Page. Relatives going abroad would request Ammal for specifics and she would answer them with succinct recipes in blue inland letters. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Open Preview See a Problem? Now the pages act as both introduction and constant puzzle for myself finding a way to incorporate the rich traditions of my husband’s parents into our busy lives.