“The Bangala is the vivid heart of Chettinad, its history, its crafts, its cuisine and its living culture …” -The Style Saloniste.
“the Bangala is, in a sense, a private house passing
itself off as a hotel...”
- "Five Hotels That Get Five Stars" by Guy Trebay in New York times Dec’2011.
The Bangala Table - Flavors and Recipes from Chettinad is a real feast for the senses.
This beautiful volume, consisting of a must-have collection of 150 vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes and sumptuous photographs, is a necessary addition to the discerning home chef's library and a pleasure to behold. Try your hand at the subtle traditions of Chettinad cuisine and nostalgic 'butler' cuisine, learn, experiment with the help of this visually stunning book.
The Bangala Table is based on recipes from The Bangala, a boutique luxury hotel in the heart of Chettinad and a favorite culinary destination for chefs and gourmands from across the world.
This is a book not only for every Nagarathar proud of his community's past but also for lovers of photography and scholars of social history- and of course those who want to to adorn their coffee-tables with some history.