Deepa's Secrets Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine Deepa Thomas, Curt Ellis
 
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A journey from old traditions to modern Indian cooking with deliciously simple and gut-healing recipes that leave you feeling fulfilled—rather than full.

Upon learning that rice and bread were the culprits for her husband’s Type 2 diabetes, Deepa Thomas deconstructed and reinvented 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. Bold and intimate, Deepa’s Secrets will undoubtedly change your cooking, and quite possibly your life, featuring East-to-West recipes such as:

• Ralph’s Garlicky Spinach a la Dal
• Ammachi’s Claypot Fish Molee
• General Joseph’s Five-Star Chicken Batons
• New Indian Cacciatore
• Masala Omelet

The author is donating her royalties to FoodCorps, a nonprofit that connects children to healthy food in American schools.
TitleDeepa's Secrets
SubtitleSlow Carb New Indian Cuisine
AuthorDeepa Thomas, Curt Ellis
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSkyhorse Publishing
Published4 July 2017
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781510718982
Dimensions8.00 x 11.00in.

About the author

Deepa Thomas was born and raised in New Delhi. She founded Deepa Textiles, a $10-million enterprise that won twenty-three design awards. In 2010, she embraced a newfound passion in cooking. She lives in San Francisco, California.

Curt Ellis, author of the foreword, is an American filmmaker, social entrepreneur, and advocate for sustainable agriculture. He is the CEO of the nonprofit organization FoodCorps.

"Deepa embodies what I tell my patients on a daily basis: we all have the potential to have a vibrant life even when dealing with health challenges. By reinterpreting the most flavorful dishes of her native India and removing the rice and bread, she helped free her husband from 10 years of insulin shots, by stabilizing his blood sugar and improving his health. Deepa's Secrets is not only filled with delicious, healthy, and healing recipes but with wonderful stories about a colorful and inspiring life. "
—Mark Hyman, MD, author of the #1 bestseller Eat Fat Get Thin; director of Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine

“They’re no longer secrets! Home cooks and professional chefs will be inspired to use Deepa’s original, simple methods for harnessing complex flavors to create amazing tastes.”
—Srijith Gopinathan, executive chef of two-Michelin starred Taj Campton Place

“Deepa’s story takes us further: to a world where amazing things are possible, and to a world-view where we are empowered to not just follow recipes for joy, love and wellbeing, but to create them.”
—Curt Ellis, CEO, FoodCorps

“This not just another ‘cookbook’ . . . We owe Deepa a bouquet of gratitude for her comprehensive and informative treatise.”
—Dr. Joan Fallon, founder and CEO of Curemark

"Deepa's journey is one of great joy and compassion. Your life will be enriched for knowing her.”
—Susan Dryfoos, Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker

ISBNs: 9781510718982 978-1-5107-1898-2 Title: deepas secrets category:CKB ISBNs: 9781510718999 978-1-5107-1899-9 Title: deepas secrets category:CKB 
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