is an ancient Sanskrit word meaning "south." It symbolizes what this cookbook is all about—the best and most delicious of South Indian vegetarian cuisine. Filled with tempting recipes and evocative photographs, Dakshin
also includes an extensive glossary of terms and ingredients for those new to Indian cuisine and a meal planning section. From sambars and rasams to cooling desserts and sweet treats, Dakshin
takes you through the elements of South Indian meals, including:
- Chutneys and Pickles
- Rice dishes
With its use of fresh produce and a healthy, balanced approach to eating, Dakshin
is an ideal cookbook for today's lifestyle.