Travels Through South Indian Kitchens by Nao Saito – Wonderful & Best book on South Indian Kitchens, It’s Layout and Famous Food Recipes
– travel diary exploring recipes & kitchens in south india
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9.5 – Superb Awesome
Nao Saito is a Japan-based Architect and Designer from UNI DESIGN in Tokyo, and a graduate from Japan’s Waseda University. Nao Saito’s cookbook and travelogue called “Travels Through South Indian Kitchens” wonderfully explore the famous recipes, and it’s kitchens throughout South India. The book was published by Tara Books, an Award-winning, Independent Handmade Publishing House based in Chennai.
Nao Saito who traveled to India for a 3-month residency at Tara Books publishing house in Chennai by the invitation of Gita Wolf, the founder of Tara Books Publishing House. In Chennai, Nao Saito who got curious about discovering the South Indian culinary tradition and culture and its people through the kitchens. In this book, Nao Saito records the chronicles of more than 22 flavors of various South Indian kitchens and it’s famous recipes. Her study came up with this visually richly perceptive travelogue, exploring the floor plans, recipes with beautiful illustrations, and photographs.
According to Nao Saito, kitchen space is not just a fixed physical structure, but it is also fluid, shaped by the way in which people use it for their cooking process and gives us an insight into the lives of people that cook them.
Each of the chapters in the book beautifully speaks about various types of kitchen’s cooking from it’s culture-rich perceptive from the different parts of South India like the expanding kitchen, kitchen with many hands, rainbow kitchen, family kitchen, harvest kitchen, organic kitchen, the girl’s kitchen, the bachelor’s kitchen, Chettinad kitchen, School kitchen, powercut kitchen and the secret of South Indian kitchen.
If you are looking out for a minimal, quick, and best book on South Indian Kitchens and it’s famous food recipes, then this is one of the best books in the series. You can buy the book – Travels Through South Indian Kitchens by Nao Saito book at Tara Books website.
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