Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



Climbing the mango trees : a memoir of a childhood in India / Madhur Jaffrey.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) 921 JAF (Text) 30032010466602 BIOGRAPHY Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 921 JAFFREY, MADHUR (Text) 31951004273923 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781400078202
  • ISBN: 1400078202
  • Physical Description: x, 297 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: London : Ebury, 2005.
Citation/References Note: NYT Bk 11/18/2007
Summary, etc.: Whether acclaimed food writer Madhur Jaffrey was climbing the mango trees in her grandparents' ordchard in Delhi or picnicking in the Himalayan foothills on meatballs stuffed with raisins and mint, tucked into freshly baked spiced pooris, today these childhood pleasures evoke for her the tastes and textures of growing up. This memoir is both an enormously appealing account of an unusual childhood and a testament to the power of food to prompt memory, vividly bringing to life a lost time and place. Included here are recipes for more than thirty delicious dishes recovered from Jaffrey's childhood.
Subject: Jaffrey, Madhur, 1933- > Childhood and youth.
Jaffrey, Madhur, 1933- > Family.
Women cooks > India > Biography.
Cooking, Indic.

Additional Resources