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A food and travel memoir of a displaced Bengali cook who started off in the kitchen by burning water. Literally. But First, Let’s Eat is not a typical cookbook. It’s a food book for those who love to eat and love to cook and feed others, and more for that homesick desi cook who is constantly looking to add a touch of home to every global dish they make, wherever they go.

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“The first sentence of any book, fiction or nonfiction, is prime real estate. It should house a punch, instead of a tepid declaration that means nothing to no one.”

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I’m a British-Indian entrepreneur currently based in Dallas, TX. My spirit animal is pizza.

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