Cookbook Giveaway - My Two Souths

My Two Souths: Blending the Flavors of India into a Southern Kitchen by Asha Gomez and Martha Hall Foose is pure brilliance and deliciousness wrapped up in one beautiful bow of a book.

For more information on this title, please see our review post which shares a recipe for Kerala Fried Chicken.

We are pleased to offer three copies of this title to our EYB Members in the US.

One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post:

What recipe in the index would you make first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on April 17, 2017


  • sipa  on  3/14/2017 at 2:07 PM

    Black cardamom smothered pork chops

  • rchesser  on  3/14/2017 at 2:16 PM

    Kerala fried chicken and Low Country rice waffles with spicy syrup

  • annmartina  on  3/14/2017 at 2:21 PM

    Garam masala filé gumbo

  • laureljean  on  3/14/2017 at 2:22 PM

    Blueberry lime muffins

  • susankay  on  3/14/2017 at 2:23 PM

    Mint Masala Roasted Chicken with Fennel and Potatoes is what I'd make first.

  • KristenRoberts  on  3/14/2017 at 2:28 PM

    So many things look good, but the Goat confit sliders with serrano mango sauce caught my eyes immediately!

  • dgp212  on  3/14/2017 at 2:54 PM

    Kerala fried chicken and low country rice waffles

  • megnegs  on  3/14/2017 at 3:22 PM

    Quick Tellicherry Buttermilk Biscuits!

  • hirsheys  on  3/14/2017 at 3:22 PM

    asha chai

  • jahqdruh  on  3/14/2017 at 3:37 PM

    Turmeric turkey potpie... but probably the Kerala chicken, too.

  • Lem9579  on  3/14/2017 at 3:40 PM

    Skillet Chicken Hash Pie. All the ingredients pretty much live in my fridge/pantry all the time.

  • ktwalla  on  3/14/2017 at 4:05 PM

    Lemon yogurt cake with coconut lemon ginger glaze

  • ktwalla  on  3/14/2017 at 4:07 PM

    Lemon yogurt cake with coconut lemon ginger glaze

  • Joy001  on  3/14/2017 at 4:17 PM

    I have read so many great things about this book. I think Blueberry lime muffins would be one of the first things I would make.

  • Asparagusberry  on  3/14/2017 at 5:01 PM

    I've recently become very excited about Kerala cooking + love Southern cooking as well. This book would be well loved by me!

  • amandajoy  on  3/14/2017 at 6:33 PM

    All the recipes sound good, but I've heard great things about the chicken and waffles!

  • southerncooker  on  3/14/2017 at 6:33 PM

    Vivid tomato and cheese pie

  • pwalker  on  3/14/2017 at 6:37 PM

    Tellicherry biscuits because peaches for the lassi are still out of season.

  • cora429  on  3/14/2017 at 6:40 PM

    I would make the pork vindaloo and cardamom cornbread.

  • sgump  on  3/14/2017 at 7:10 PM

    The Atlanta buttermilk peach lassi: yum!

  • landreotti  on  3/14/2017 at 7:33 PM

    Bright fruit salad with seasoned shrimp and cardamom honey lime dressing

  • FrenchCreekBaker  on  3/14/2017 at 8:06 PM

    Peach crumble chili flake pie sounds perfect for National Pi Day!

  • allthatsleftarethecrumbs  on  3/14/2017 at 8:13 PM

    The watermelon Thai basil granita sounds so refreshing.

  • ravensfan  on  3/14/2017 at 8:15 PM

    Atlanta buttermilk peach lassi

  • DKennedy  on  3/14/2017 at 10:35 PM

    Smoky Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

  • davisesq212  on  3/14/2017 at 11:06 PM

    The Kerala fried chicken and Low Country rice waffles with spicy syrup sounds yummy.

  • monique.potel  on  3/15/2017 at 3:03 AM

    Black cardamom smothered pork chops i love pork but never tried it with cardamom it sounds great

  • FireRunner2379  on  3/15/2017 at 4:36 AM

    As a lover of chicken and waffles, I'd love to try the recipe for Kerala fried chicken and Low Country rice waffles with spicy syrup!

  • lhudson  on  3/15/2017 at 7:09 AM

    Black Cardamom Smothered Pork Chops

  • amandacooks  on  3/15/2017 at 7:55 AM

    Cardamom cornbread

  • jupflute  on  3/15/2017 at 8:10 AM

    I've heard really great things about the biscuits

  • Siegal  on  3/15/2017 at 8:33 AM

    Lemon yogurt cake sounds great

  • keelz23  on  3/15/2017 at 8:45 AM

    Getting hungry thinking about making the skillet chicken hash pie!

  • vickster  on  3/15/2017 at 9:05 AM

    Turmeric Turkey Potpie - love potpie and turkey!

  • lmhester  on  3/15/2017 at 1:28 PM

    So many great recipes to choose from, but I think the first one I'd try would be the Skillet chicken hash pie (page 39)!!

  • motherofpearl81  on  3/15/2017 at 2:11 PM

    Blueberry lime muffins sound so delish!

  • susan g  on  3/15/2017 at 2:46 PM

    puffy ginger hoecakes... and that's just breakfast

  • southerncooker  on  3/15/2017 at 6:24 PM

    Asian and southern

  • AnnaZed  on  3/15/2017 at 8:41 PM

    I want to try to make the Gingered beef and potato croquettes with Savoy and green apple slaw (page 64) from My Two Souths: Blending the Flavors of India into a Southern Kitchen by Asha Gomez and Martha Hall Foose

  • sbh2006  on  3/15/2017 at 10:18 PM

    It's between the date oatmeal and the clove and ginger butternut squash soup - thank you EYB for another fantastic giveaway!

  • agale723  on  3/16/2017 at 6:05 AM

    onion lentil dumpling in savory buttermilk

  • sarahawker  on  3/16/2017 at 2:19 PM

    Chicken and Pumpkin with Dumplings

  • juazella  on  3/16/2017 at 11:26 PM

    Tomato clove preserves

  • kdekoster  on  3/17/2017 at 4:24 AM

    I have wanted to make the fried chicken and waffles since seeing them on Food52 in the Piglet tournament! I can't wait to read this book IRL!

  • RSW  on  3/17/2017 at 8:32 AM

    Chicken and Pumpkin with Dumplings

  • MmeFleiss  on  3/17/2017 at 10:17 AM

    Low Country rice waffles with spicy syrup

  • Ahujam  on  3/17/2017 at 10:29 AM

    Oh, man. It's like this cookbook was made for me! My father is South Indian and I was born and raised in Atlanta. I'm excited about the Sweet potato and spinach bhajia! Yum.

  • Uhmandanicole  on  3/17/2017 at 8:36 PM

    Fried Green Tomato delights

  • hippiechick1955  on  3/17/2017 at 10:40 PM

    Okiay I am going with something soooooo Southern and I actually live in Tennessee my mother, who is British, was born and raised in India her first 22 years so I have eaten plenty of Indian food - she cooked it daily when I was growing up. meshing these two together is a terrific idea! This book is right up my alley! Golden Kochadi Grits....omg sounds like a bit of Heaven!

  • percussion03  on  3/18/2017 at 12:04 AM

    Many sound great, but summer green bean and corn salad is a must (maybe because it's been anything but summer?).

  • fiarose  on  3/18/2017 at 9:24 AM

    mmm, the chai, the cocktails sound so nice, especially the sparkling thyme rose...oh, and the fruit salad topped with shrimp and the cardamom honey lime dressing! so hard to choose with anything indian-spiced.

  • cocecitycook  on  3/18/2017 at 9:57 AM

    Lemon yogurt muffins

  • tarae1204  on  3/18/2017 at 1:25 PM

    Blueberry lime muffins!

  • ballen  on  3/19/2017 at 6:55 AM

    Fresh thyme fish cakes

  • FunkyViriditas  on  3/19/2017 at 12:04 PM

    My family is from the Southern U.S. I love southern food! I also love Indian food!

  • FunkyViriditas  on  3/19/2017 at 12:05 PM

    My family is from the Southern U.S. I love southern food! I also love Indian food!

  • Marcia1206  on  3/20/2017 at 1:11 PM

    I'd make the fish cakes

  • Dechen  on  3/20/2017 at 1:28 PM

    Blueberry Lime Muffins

  • lebarron2001  on  3/20/2017 at 3:03 PM

    Roasted Garlicky Potato Salad

  • Aggie92  on  3/20/2017 at 3:15 PM

    Green cardamom shrimp etouffe

  • Aproporpoise  on  3/20/2017 at 3:21 PM

    That fried chicken looks amazing! I live in the 'Lowcountry' and I can't believe this exists combining two of my favorite things. <3 <3

  • Maefleur  on  3/20/2017 at 4:16 PM

    There's been so much talk about the Kerala fried chicken, I'd have to try that first!

  • debbielovesbooks  on  3/20/2017 at 7:56 PM

    So many! But maybe the Country Captain with lemon relish.

  • niniacedo  on  3/21/2017 at 9:27 AM

    The kerala fried chicken and Low Country rice waffles with spicy syrup

  • Kerreydp  on  3/21/2017 at 3:17 PM

    The nutmeg scented crepes sound delicious!

  • rrwrites  on  3/21/2017 at 7:45 PM

    nutmeg crepes or the gumbo!

  • VeryVigario  on  3/21/2017 at 8:01 PM

    I'd try the fresh thyme fish cakes!!

  • EleanorFordFood  on  3/22/2017 at 5:01 AM

    Waffles with spiced maple syrup - so much chat on Piglet about those so must try them!

  • lovelily1001  on  3/22/2017 at 10:36 AM

    Blueberry lime muffins--- but i see them as only an immediate choice. this is a perfect gateway for me to experience more Indian style foods. It all looks soooo good!

  • Krisn8  on  3/23/2017 at 1:09 PM

    The Green Cardamom Shrimp Etouffee sound fun!

  • JenE  on  3/23/2017 at 11:25 PM

    I really want to make the recipe for the fiery mango jam, definitely one that's great with cream cheese and crackers

  • matag  on  3/24/2017 at 7:34 AM

    Rice sopping bread

  • bamato  on  3/24/2017 at 1:03 PM

    No contest: the chicken and waffles!!

  • skipeterson  on  3/24/2017 at 3:38 PM

    Golden kichadi grits

  • pwalker  on  3/24/2017 at 8:00 PM

    Three spice Carrot cake

  • ChazBrenchley  on  3/24/2017 at 8:08 PM

    I've already made the Railways Beef Curry (from a copy borrowed from the library).

  • hrhacissej  on  3/24/2017 at 8:11 PM

    Spice to Table Date Oatmeal for sure!

  • sgpinson  on  3/24/2017 at 8:23 PM

    Peanut sesame blondies with chocolate chips--yum!

  • ejackson  on  3/24/2017 at 8:37 PM

    Curry leaf and bacon hoppin' John!!

  • nancyjnow  on  3/24/2017 at 8:39 PM

    Fried Green Tomato Delights!

  • Maaseelulu  on  3/24/2017 at 9:12 PM

    I would love to try the sirloin samosas.

  • bevie19  on  3/24/2017 at 9:51 PM

    Fiery mango jam! With the cardamom cornbread!

  • Julia  on  3/24/2017 at 10:27 PM

    Can't wait to make the Tellicherry biscuits and the fried chicken and waffles.

  • Globegal  on  3/24/2017 at 11:32 PM

    Mess o' greens with ham hocks and jalapeños

  • GeneratorHalf  on  3/24/2017 at 11:43 PM

    Cardamom cornbread

  • Karla123  on  3/25/2017 at 8:23 AM

    "Golden potato croquettes" would please my palate.

  • jlh39  on  3/25/2017 at 9:18 AM

    Clove and ginger butternut squash soup for sure; biscuit and cornbread recipes look interesting, too.

  • Dmartin997  on  3/25/2017 at 10:09 AM

    Blueberry lime muffins

  • sequoia55  on  3/25/2017 at 6:19 PM

    Black Cardamom Smothered Pork Chops

  • dkazmercyk  on  3/25/2017 at 7:30 PM

    The carrot cake with three spices!

  • edyenicole  on  3/25/2017 at 8:55 PM

    I like the blueberry lime muffins.

  • HelenB  on  3/25/2017 at 9:11 PM

    I would start with the cardamom cornbread.

  • Nancith  on  3/25/2017 at 9:38 PM

    Black cardamom smothered pork chops--I need some new & exciting pork chop recipes for my meat-eaters.

  • auntietina  on  3/26/2017 at 12:11 AM

    Puffy Ginger Hoecakes would be the first recipe I'd try.

  • circ2000  on  3/26/2017 at 8:54 AM

    Blueberry Lime Muffins

  • hellmanmd  on  3/26/2017 at 10:15 AM

    Kerala fried chicken. I'm a sucker for fried chicken of any kind!

  • Lafauvette  on  3/26/2017 at 10:54 AM

    Ginger coffee and ginger hoecakes! I love ginger so this sounds like a wonderful breakfast!

  • jim.windle  on  3/26/2017 at 11:09 AM

    Green cardamom shrimp etouffee

  • cezovski  on  3/26/2017 at 4:33 PM

    Black cardamom smothered pork chops sounds tempting! Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  • Kayevee  on  3/26/2017 at 6:50 PM

    I can't wait to try the ginger hoecakes! Yum.

  • bstewart  on  3/26/2017 at 7:45 PM

    The puffy ginger hoecakes look amazing!

  • banba1  on  3/26/2017 at 10:53 PM

    Mint masala roasted chicken with fennel and potatoes - yum!

  • ramyaviv  on  3/27/2017 at 12:21 AM

    Golden kichadi grits because kichadi is my 3-year old son's absolute favorite food! We're from the South in both senses (I was born in Tamil Nadu and live in Atlanta) what better incarnation of kichadi can there be than in grits?!

  • DFed  on  3/27/2017 at 9:12 AM

    the Skillet Chicken Hash Pie looks like a great breakfast idea!

  • Sfgordon  on  3/27/2017 at 10:59 AM

    banana beignets sound really good.

  • Ladyberd  on  3/27/2017 at 7:57 PM

    Masala lamb burgers with mint chutney

  • EmilyR  on  3/28/2017 at 2:22 AM

    Cardamom cornbread or those blueberry muffins. So many tempting things!

  • sedm3949  on  3/29/2017 at 11:34 AM

    The Kerala fried chicken!

  • meggan  on  3/29/2017 at 12:06 PM

    Quick Tellicherry buttermilk biscuits sound delicious.

  • meggan  on  3/29/2017 at 12:06 PM

    Quick Tellicherry buttermilk biscuits sound delicious.

  • JenJoLa  on  3/29/2017 at 12:45 PM

    Turmeric turkey potpie sounds intriguing

  • thewoobdog  on  3/30/2017 at 4:09 PM

    Mint Masala Roasted Chicken with Fennel and Potatoes - sounds delicious!

  • anastasiiap  on  3/30/2017 at 5:45 PM

    Puff pastry samosa pockets with curry chicken filling

  • Katiefayhutson  on  3/31/2017 at 12:13 PM

    Black cardamom smothered pork chops

  • echilt5  on  4/1/2017 at 12:32 PM

    Kerala Fried Chicken

  • melmaren  on  4/7/2017 at 10:25 AM

    Masala lamb burgers with mint chutney

  • t.t  on  4/8/2017 at 12:58 AM

    Red quinoa and avocado grain bowl

  • ToPieFor  on  4/9/2017 at 11:28 AM

    Sunday beef stew

  • tangaloor  on  4/9/2017 at 6:25 PM

    Buttermilk lassi!

  • anthromom  on  4/10/2017 at 11:32 AM

    Gingered Beef and Potato Croquettes with Savoy and green apple slaw

  • ejsimpson  on  4/10/2017 at 11:54 AM

    Too many great choices! Fried Rabbit with Allspice Bay Gravy

  • thecharlah  on  4/10/2017 at 8:13 PM

    Kerala fried chicken

  • DarcyVaughn  on  4/10/2017 at 10:01 PM

    Southern-style pork vindaloo and green bean verakka with cardamom cornbread

  • RoseMGenuine  on  4/10/2017 at 10:10 PM

    Ok, that index was really different. I need this book. I'd make the shishito pepper crawfish with polenta.

  • rchreview  on  4/11/2017 at 8:42 AM

    I am so interested in this book! I'd love to try the Roasted garlicky potato salad.

  • lascatx  on  4/11/2017 at 12:13 PM

    Black Cardamom Smothered Pork Chops and Fiery Mango Jam followed by the Watermelon Thai Bassil Granita

  • pwalker  on  4/12/2017 at 8:48 PM

    The Kerala friend chicken. Penny

  • imaluckyducky  on  4/13/2017 at 2:53 PM

    Golden potato croquettes or aloo tikki

  • Kayevee  on  4/13/2017 at 5:32 PM

    Puffy Ginger Hoecakes!

  • herby  on  4/14/2017 at 8:28 PM

    Puff pastry samosa pockets with all delicious fillings

  • Alivings07  on  4/17/2017 at 4:39 PM

    Heard a lot of amazing things! Lemon yogurt cake with coconut lemon ginger glaze sounds delicious

  • JanScholl  on  4/18/2017 at 2:16 AM

    Golden potato croquettes or aloo tikki

  • ddenker  on  4/18/2017 at 8:04 PM

    The skillet chicken hash pie sounds delicious.

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