Cookbook Giveaway: Masala Farm

By: Kirsten Vala

Just in time for March, when the weather is beginning to warm and daylight savings time is almost upon us, Masala Farm by Suvir Saran is a season-centric cookbook that will make you embrace springtime as you never have before. Suvir is the executive chef at Dévi in New York City, the only Indian food restaurant in the U.S. that has earned a Michelin Star; a chairperson of the Culinary Institute of America’s Asian Studies Program; and author of two other cookbooks, Indian Home Cooking and American Masala. In 2005, Suvir moved with his partner, Charlie, to a farm in upstate New York. Masala Farm captures their stories of farm living and great cooking.

Instead of traditional Indian dishes that you might expect, Masala Farm recipes include Western classics like risotto, burgers and banana pudding (Suvir is known for sprucing up Southern classics). With a little spice (or “masala”) and brilliant imagination, Suvir gives familiar comfort foods exciting new spins that are sure to liven up your meals.

Give a few recipes from Masala Farm a try today:

We’re giving away one copy of Masala Farm to one lucky winner. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment telling us what comfort food you would (or do) spice up with your own spin?.

So, tell us, what dish do you like to spice up with your own spin?

You must include your email address in the “Email” field when submitting your comment so we can communicate back with you if you’re the winner. (But do not post your email address into the actual body of the comment.) We’re giving one copy away to one very lucky, randomly selected commenter.

You may only comment once to be considered, and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited. Only open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states, D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 years of age to win. All entries (comments) must be entered between 3:00 p.m. ET on March 9 and 5:00 p.m. ET on March 12. Subject to full Official Rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of prize: $29.95. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a/ Cooking Channel, 75 9th Ave., New York, NY 10011.

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