the good book corner

Manuscript help, book reviews and author interviews

A chat with Jeff Koehler – author of Darjeeling, A History of the World’s Greatest Tea

Indians love their tea. Enter any home, corporate office or business in India, and the first thing on offer is tea (OK – coffee in the southern regions). From cutting … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chillies and Porridge edited by Mita Kapur

Chillies and Porridge- Writing Food  came to me just at the time when I was starting my regimented diet – post a big fat Punjabi wedding and the festive gluttony … Continue reading

November 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

India On My Platter by Saransh Goila

” For butter chicken….my soulmate For Grandpa’s special dum aloo… I still miss both every Sunday For my forever hungry family For India….. because we have chaat”.…..Saransh Goila’s India On … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Korma Kheer and Kismet reviewed by Sheena Singh

  Timms is a Scottish journalist who moved to Delhi nearly a decade ago with her husband. She also writes a food blog “Eat and Dust”. Korma Kheer and Kismet … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cocktails for Book Lovers – Tessa Smith McGovern

  A simple enough idea. Take 50 authors. Write a little note on each of those authors. Assign a cocktail to those 50 authors. Voila! you have a book. Not … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment