"Filled with incredible recipes, creative, thoughtful technique, and delightful stories, Vij's
invites the home cook into the bustling kitchen of what has been called one of the finest Indian restaurants in the world." (Cookbook Digest
"Admit it. You get cravings for Indian food. But it's time to look beyond takeout standards like butter chicken. These days, Indian-inspired menus mix and match cultures and tastes. Invite friends for a buffet full of flavour and spicy aromas, and rent a Bollywood movie. Go Indian -- it's a memorable way to entertain." (Style at Home Magazine
"From the twin kitchens of their wildly successful restaurants, Vij's
, and now in the pages of their cookbook Vij's: Elegant and Inspired Indian Cuisine
, Vikram Vij
and Meeru Dhalwala
have changed the way we experience Indian food." (Eat Magazine
"[The recipes are] made all the easier by clear instructions and an excellent introductory section called 'In the Indian Kitchen'
that elucidates both technique and ingredients." (Focus Magazine
About the Author
was born in India and grew up in Amritsar and Mumbai. He studied hotel management in Salzburg, Austria, before moving to Canada to work at the Banff Springs Hotel. He opened the original 14-seat Vij's Restaurant in Vancouver in 1994.Meeru Dhalwala
was born in India but moved to Washington, D.C., at a young age. Prior to moving to Canada, she worked on human rights and international development projects. She and Vikram live in Vancouver.