Deepa's Secrets

Deepa's Secrets

Slow-carb, New Indian Cuisine

Book - 2017
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"Upon learning that rice and bread were the culprits for her husband's Type 2 diabetes, Deepa Thomas deconstructed and reinvenzted her native Indian cuisine. Deepa made anew seventy slow carb recipes, incorporating time-saving Western cooking techniques, breaking-news research on gut health and weight loss, and Ayurvedic wisdoms ('When diet is right, medicine is of no need; and when diet is wrong, medicine is of no use.'). After six months of cooking and eating 'New Indian,' Deepa lost twenty pounds and freed her husband from a ten-year routine of insulin shots. Part cookbook and memoir, Deepa's Secrets introduces breakthrough slow carb and gut-healing recipes that are simple and nutrient-packed, without sacrificing its rich South Asian flavors. On a mission to demystify and make healthy an 'exotic' cuisine, Deepa shares shortcuts and techniques that will make 'New Indian' everyday fare" --Back cover.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Skyhorse Publishing,, [2017].
ISBN: 9781510718982
Characteristics: 229 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Happy accidents
Right food, right mind
Gut knowledge
Kitchen essentials
The basics
New beginnings
Soups and stews
Salad days
Savory vegetables
Fish, chicken, meat
Sweet endings
Comfort foods
Life in the balance
This is just the beginning.
Summary: "Upon learning that rice and bread were the culprits for her husband's Type 2 diabetes, Deepa Thomas deconstructed and reinvenzted her native Indian cuisine. Deepa made anew seventy slow carb recipes, incorporating time-saving Western cooking techniques, breaking-news research on gut health and weight loss, and Ayurvedic wisdoms ('When diet is right, medicine is of no need; and when diet is wrong, medicine is of no use.'). After six months of cooking and eating 'New Indian,' Deepa lost twenty pounds and freed her husband from a ten-year routine of insulin shots. Part cookbook and memoir, Deepa's Secrets introduces breakthrough slow carb and gut-healing recipes that are simple and nutrient-packed, without sacrificing its rich South Asian flavors. On a mission to demystify and make healthy an 'exotic' cuisine, Deepa shares shortcuts and techniques that will make 'New Indian' everyday fare" --Back cover.

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