Co-authored by Lella S. Umedaly & Muneera U. Spence, self-published Mamajee's Kitchen (Umedaly Publishing, 2007 $29.95) is a fusion of Indian tastes and influences from Africa, India and North America. The recipes are traditional, or variations of the traditional, taking advantage of shortcuts in preparation, low fat alternative ingredients and shorter cooking times for the busy cook. Mamajee's spice cupboard lists necessary spices and how to prepare them. The book includes recipes for appetizers, meat and poultry, seafood, vegetables, rice, breads, pickles, chutneys, desserts and drinks. This full-colour cookbook was designed to inspire those who love Indian cooking. It is distributed by Sandhill Book Marketing. 1-59971-026-9

[BCBW 2007]