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Climbing the Mango Trees: A Memoir of a Childhood in India by Madhur Jaffrey [in Bloomsbury Review]

Climbing the Mango TreeThe renowned cooking guru and award-winning actress presents an inviting memoir – complete with family recipes, of course! – about growing up in the sprawling family compound in Delhi, surrounded by extended family members, literally climbing mango trees with various siblings and cousins, armed with salt, pepper, ground chilies and cumin for instant culinary satisfaction.

Review: “In Celebration of Asian Pacific American Month: New & Notable Books,” The Bloomsbury Review, May/June 2007

Tidbit: Madhur Jaffrey was a guest at SALTAF 2007 (South Asian Literary and Theater Arts Festival), a much-anticipated, highly-attended annual fall event sponsored by the Smithsonian APA Program and NetSAP-DC.

Readers: Adult

Published: 2007


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