From Mom with Love . . . originally written by a loving mother for her own children, is perhaps the only cookbook that contains: * 139 recipes for everyday meals that she grew up with in India, including fancy ones such as Goan Shrimp Curry and Palak Paneer * Super high protein low fat healthy recipes such as Mung Beans Dal, Sprouted Mung, Mung Beans Cheele, Scrambled Tofu, and Khichdi * Full-color mouthwatering pictures for almost every recipe * A complete list of spices, legumes, beans, and pots and pans you need to start cooking * A pantry list for beginners and another one for more committed and experienced cooks in a format that you can take right to the store with you * Ideas about foods you can cook and freeze ahead of time for when you need to produce a meal in a hurry or are too tired to cook * A complete list of menu combinations for different occasions, both special and everyday * Suggestions on how to deal with cooking crises such as a sauce that has become too thin * Tips for storing and preparing precooked masalas and efficient ways to freeze chutneys * Details on the pots and pans you need and serving suggestions including the suggested accompaniments for the recipe * Safety tips such as how to quickly put out a minor fire on your stove * Guidelines for cleaning and odor removal * Home remedies for minor ailments such as cough and colds, upset stomachs The most special and unique feature of this book is the TLC tips. These are little shortcuts and secrets that will make your cooking easier, yet delicious. It is an invaluable gift to give to anyone who loves to cook or would like to try. Ergonomically designed to open flat when lying on counter. Find more information at MomsIndianCooking.com.