ABOUT MAMS INDIAN RESTAURANT
With all its exotic ingredients, unfamiliar dishes, and tongue-tingling flavors, Irish owner of Mams Indian cuisine
can be both exciting and intimidating. “our food gives such a complete world of taste. You combine all the techniques from other cuisines and add magical spices to get a titillating food experience,
Mams Indian cuisine uses the whole palette of flavors—spicy, sour, sweet, and hot all at the same time—making it something that wants to jump off the plate,
There are a basic 20 to 30 spices that are used in many dishes—cumin, coriander, turmeric, and ginger, to name a few—and there are an infinite number of ways of using them. “Every spice has a reason for being there. They have health benefits, and they make the food more exciting and flavorful,
Contrary to common belief, not all Indian dishes are curries. However, “curry” has become a catch-all name for any spice-based meat or vegetable dish with a sauce. Curries can be watery, dry, red, green, hot, or really, really hot—it’s completely up to the chef in charge. In fact, a basic chicken curry is one of the simplest things to start with when first experimenting with Indian cooking. Serve it with a side of dal (a stew made of lentils, peas, or beans) and some roti (a tortilla-like wheat flatbread, and you will feel you are half way around the world.