For the Sophisticated Tastebud
S. Anukriti
DIVA GREEN: A VEGETARIAN COOKBOOK by Ritu Dalmia Hachette, India, 2014, 223 pp., 699
January 2014, volume 38, No 1

India is perhaps the best place to be a vegetarian. Unless you want one, your options while dining in or out are never restricted to a bowl of steamed vegetables. I suppose poverty and religion have a lot to do with why food from the subcontinent utilizes and emphasizes lentils, vegetables, grains, and dairy products to create wholesome vegetarian meals that are so difficult to find in other cuisines.

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