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Why Haven’t You Heard of India’s Julia Child?

Just like Mastering the Art of French CookingIndian Cookery was published in 1961. And just as Julia Child brought authentic French cuisine to the novice home cook, Mrs. Balbir Singh did the same with the cooking traditions of Northern India. But unlike Child, Mrs. Singh was nearly forgotten by history. TASTE/July 19, 2018