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Biting through the skin : an Indian kitchen in America's heartland / Nina Mukerjee Furstenau.

Furstenau, Nina (Author).
E-book E-book (2013.)
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 168 pages)
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2013.

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  • ISBN: 1609381858
  • ISBN: 9781609381851
  • ISBN: 1609382080
  • ISBN: 9781609382087
General Note: Includes index.
Contents: Transformation -- Two brides -- Little India -- Journey -- Table grace -- Small things satisfied -- Indian breads -- Grand Lake menu for a guru -- An Indian kitchen in Kansas -- Attic fans and flying typewriters -- Mother tongue -- On the road with Amiya and Rani -- All our Tupperware is stained with turmeric -- Strength of a nation -- Street foods -- Six recipe cards, a wing and a prayer, circa 1984 -- Bishshwayya -- A (not so) funny thing happened on the way to Didu's house -- Pop culture India.
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Summary: At once a traveler's tale, a memoir, and a mouthwatering cookbook, Biting through the Skin offers a first-generation immigrant's perspective on growing up in America's heartland. Author Nina Mukerjee Furstenau's parents brought her from Bengal in northern India to the small town of Pittsburg, Kansas, in 1964, decades before you could find long-grain rice or plain yogurt in American grocery stores. Embracing American culture, the Mukerjee family ate hamburgers and softserve ice cream, took a visiting guru out on the lake in their motorboat, and joined the Shriners. Her parents.
Citation: Furstenau, Nina. "Biting through the skin : an Indian kitchen in America's heartland." Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2013.
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