Anand's approach to modern Indian cuisine has influenced many of the recipes in this book. If the recipe looks healthy, modern and light, it is often her influence.
This is the book that, for me, best describes the history and influences that shaped the cuisine in this cookbook.
Pant has taken a very scholarly approach to writing probably the most definitive book on Indian cuisine.
Sanjeev Kapoor is the host of the longest running, most popular food show on the planet. His influence gave me understanding of the traditional approach to cooking some of the dishes, rather than the sometimes idiosyncratic approach of my grandmother.