Christine Gable reviews Modern Spice, the essays and the recipes are! Here is an excerpt –
"….Yet it’s so much more than a cookbook—it’s more of a journey through author Monica Bhide’s heart and soul—one that leaves the mouth watering and heart aching for a taste of what she has so eloquently detailed. With the rich essays tucked in-between the recipes, this book is so much more than page-after-page of delectable food (although it is that also, for sure). It is a heart-felt excursion through Monica’s family food memories that have taken her from growing up and living in the Middle East (after being born in New Delhi) to being an adult book author and food writer residing in Washington, D.C. "