Figure 1 Publishing proudly presents Coconut Lagoon, a collection of 80 easy-to-make recipes designed with home cooks in mind. Kerala, the southwestern region of India, is paradise on earth with its tranquil beaches, lush mountains, and incredibly delicious cuisine. As the birthplace of black pepper, Kerala is hailed as the land of spices. Coconut Lagoon features authentic regional dishes such as mango pickle, dosa, Malabar parathas, biryani, Thrissur-style fish, and banana fritters, as well as more-widely-known Indian recipes that are loved around the world, such as chai, butter chicken, and poori. With a handy section on ingredients, a resource list, and stunning photography throughout, Coconut Lagoon is an indispensable addition to any food lover's library and a delicious tribute to family, food, and home.