Food and Drink
- Jewish for some information about Indian Jewish food.
- Malaysia for some information about cook books published in Malaya.
Terms used in recipes
You may see words used in recipes designating quantities such as ollock, abbreviated to oll, pollum and viss. 
- 1 ollock (oll) =11.719 cubic inches=192 millilitres (ml) (or cubic centimetres)
- 1 pollum=1¼ oz= 35.5 grams
- 1 viss=3lb 2oz=1.42kg 
- The Raj at table By David Burton. London: Faber, 1994 (See Review Society reading list)
- Anglo Indian Cuisine Wikipedia
- "“The White (Wo)Man’s Burden”: Household Management In The Colonies (With Bibliography)". Bibliography of European Colonial-Era Cookbooks (19th–20th Centuries) mostly British India and Africa. gherkinstomatoes.com
- "A passage to colonial India" by Mini Anthikad-Chhibber June 2, 2011 The Hindu. Article about Bridget White-Kumar.
- "Curries And Bugles And Microwaves : Looking Back: Jennifer Brennan On The Colonial Food Of India's British Raj" by Ruth Reichl October 11, 1990 Los Angeles Times.
- "What's cooking in the Dak Bangla?" by Rajika Bhandari November 09, 2012 www.mid-day.com Includes two recipes by Jennifer Brennan
- "Flavours of the Raj" by Rahul Verma July 4 , 2010 The Telegraph Calcutta
- Article "The return of Culinary Jottings for Madras" (3 pages) by Vikram Doctor 3 May, 2008 The Economic Times. Another article (mostlyfood.co.uk), now archived, with some details of the author "Wyvern". See below for an online edition of this book.
- Blogs by Vikram Doctor, The Economic Times. Before the Dawn of Pressure Cookers. The Santosh Cooker May 25, 2012; Slow, Delicious & in Many Tiers. The Icmic Cooker September 03, 2012
- "Potted histories- Kedgeree" by Leah Hyslop 10 July 2013 Telegraph.co.uk
- "The Imperial Cocktail: How the gin and tonic became the British Empire’s secret weapon" by Kal Raustiala August 28, 2013 slate.com
- "The Tonic that kept the British Empire Going" by Mayur Mulki 9 June 2018 livehistoryindia.com
- "Long-Lost Recipes From India’s Colonial Past" by Rajyasree Sen, August 14, 2014 Wall Street Journal India. Retrieved 15 August 2014
- "Sugar Rush: A Foodie's Guide To Bengal's Sweetest Treats" by Arundhati Ray, February 23, 2015 natgeotraveller.in, now archived. This a tradition brought by the Portuguese.
- "Christmas in the days of the British Raj" by Jenny Mallin 10 December 2015 newburytoday.co.uk
- "Curry from the colonies: The incredible advice for young brides from Raj-era cookbooks" by Anu Kumar 16 January 2018. scroll.in
- Food Culture in Colonial Asia: A Taste of Empire by Cecilia Y. Leong-Salobir, University of Wollongong 2011. Mainly in respect of India, but also includes Malaysia and Singapore.
- "Spreading the word: using cookbooks and colonial memoirs to examine the foodways of British Colonials in Asia, 1850-1900" by Cecilia Y. Leong-Salobir, University of Wollongong. From The Routledge History of Food 2015 (pp. 131-155)
- "Household Management Guides And Cookery Books For Memsahibs: Control In The Home And Promoting The Ethos Of Empire" by Simon Pallett and David Oldroyd 2008.2 Discussion paper, Cultures, Accounting and Management History Research Group, Newcastle University Business School, UK. academia.edu
- "The Portuguese Influence on Bengali Cuisine" by Colleen Taylor Sen. Proceedings of the Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery 1996. colleensen.com, now an archived page.
Historical books online
- Indian Domestic Economy and Receipt Book: comprising numerous directions for plain wholesome cookery, both Oriental and English, with much miscellaneous matter, answering all general purposes of reference connected with household affairs likely to be immediately required by families, messes, and private individuals, residing at the presidencies or out-stations by R. Riddell 5th edition 1860 (3rd edition was 1852) Google Books. Recipes commence Chapter V:Soups page 58. 7th edition 1870 Google Books. 7th edition - revised 1871 Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek
- A short section on "Indian Cookery", page 221 The Anglo-Hindoostanee Handbook 1850 Google Books
- "Curries" page 311 Modern Domestic Cookery (Murray's Modern Cookery Book): based on the ... work of Mrs. Rundell by A Lady, with contributions by Miss E Roberts. Published in London 1851. Google Books.
- "Indian Cookery" page 113 The Englishwoman in India: information for Ladies on their Outfit, Furniture, Housekeeping .... and Receipts for Indian Cookery by a Lady Resident 1864 Google Books
- The Indian cookery book: a practical handbook to the kitchen in India, adapted to the three presidencies; containing original and approved recipes in every department of Indian cookery; recipes for summer beverages and home-made liquers; medicinal and other recipes; together with a variety of things worth knowing by a Thirty-five years' resident.
- Undated edition, catalogued 1869 with some handwritten recipes. Archive.org. 1880 edition Archive.org. The Indian Cookery Book, published c 1900 by Thacker, Spink & Co, Calcutta. Project Gutenberg Australia.
- "Dinner Parties" including Menus, page 85 Indian Outfits & Establishments : practical guide for persons to reside in India : detailing the articles which should be taken out, and the requirements of home life and management there by An Anglo-Indian 1882 Archive.org. From articles first published in the magazine The Bazaar.
- Culinary Jottings: a treatise in thirty chapters on reformed cookery for Anglo-Indian Exiles by "Wyvern" (Arthur Robert Kenney-Herbert) 5th edition 1885 Archive.org Originally published as Culinary jottings for Madras c 1878. Subsequently published 1900 as Wyvern's Indian Cookery Book "7th edition, practically speaking, a new book", available to read online on the Digital Library of India website as a pdf download Archive.org mirror version.
- Dainty Dishes for Indian Tables 2nd edition 1881 Archive.org
- The Curry Cook's Assistant or, Curries, How to Make Them in England in Their Original Style by Daniel Santiagoe General Servant, Son of Francis Daniel, Butler and Fiddler, Trichinopoly, Madras, India, and Colombo, Ceylon 3rd edition 1889 London. Gutenberg.org
- Anglo-Indian and Oriental Cookery by Mrs Grace Johnson 1891 is available to read online on the Digital Library of India website as a pdf download. Archive.org mirror version.
- The Complete Indian Housekeeper & Cook : giving the duties of mistress and servants, the general management of the house, and practical recipes for cooking in all its branches by F A Steel and G Gardiner, first published 1888. Third Edition 1893, New Edition 1898, New and Revised Edition 1909 Archive.org. Flora Annie Steel Wikipedia. For her autobiography, see Indian Civil Service.
- Anglo-Indian Cookery at Home : a Short Treatise for Returned Exiles by the Wife of a Retired Indian Officer [Henrietta A Hervey] 1895 Archive.org.
- The English Bride in India by Chota Mem ((Junior Memsahib, [Mrs. C. Lang]) 1909 Archive.org. The author is mentioned in "Cooks of the British Raj: In the Shadows of the Cantonments" from Cynthia Bertelsen’s Gerkins and Tomatoes, now an archived webpage.
- The Khaki Kook Book: A Collection of a Hundred Cheap and Practical Recipes Mostly from Hindustan by Mary Kennedy Core 1917 Project Gutenberg. The introduction indicates the author was an American missionary.
- Indian cookery and confectionery (407 recipes) by Mrs. I.R. Dey published 1920 ? in Calcutta. Archive.org. Transcriptions of recipes bookdome.com
- The Economical Cookery Book (for India): A Thoroughly Practical Manual of Simple and Dainty Dishes Connected with the Correct Method of Serving Them ... French Culinary Terms. Glossary of Hindustani Terms with English Equivalents by GLR (G. L. Routleff) 1920 Google Books Hathi Trust version. These two versions may be restricted for some readers, however the later 9th edition 1955 is available as a pdf download, Digital Library of India, Archive.org mirror version.
- Hilda's "Where is it?" of recipes : containing, amongst other practical and tried recipes, many old Cape, Indian, and Malay dishes and preserves: also directions for polishing furniture, cleaning silk, etc. and a collection of home remedies in case of sickness by Hildagonda J Duckitt 1908 edition Archive.org. First published 1891. The author lived at the Cape of Good Hope.
- Recipes by The Mallinson Girls’ School , Srinagar. unknown date, but probably after 1961. Archive.org. This school was established in 1912 as the Girls' Mission High School and was later named after the Church Missionary Society Missionary, Miss Muriel Pauline Mallinson, probably after she retired c 1961. The School is now part of the Tyndale-Biscoe & Mallinson Schools, Srinagar.
- Cow-keeping in India; a simple and practical book on their care and treatment, their various breeds, and the means of rendering them profitable by Isa Tweed 2nd edition 1900, first published 1891. Archive.org
- Tweed's Cow-keeping In India 5th edition, revised by S N Sinha, 1931 Archive.org.
Restricted viewing (probably available in North America)
- Indian cookery "local" for young housekeepers 2nd edition 1887 Hathi Trust Digital Library
- "Five Grandmothers and an Anglo-Indian Cookbook!" by Kalyan Karmakar June 29, 2015. indiafoodnetwork.in, now an archived webpage.
- Page 213 onwards The Anglo-Hindoostanee Handbook 1850 Google Books