Thanks for the mention, Antoine (and we are wondering if you would make a chilli biryani :)).
And here’s what Bijal (who recommended the book) thought about it :
We are off on a searing hot trail with Ajar Uchu, the spirit of chillies, and Appu. Around the World with a Chilli by @pratham.books traces the journey of the pepper from Mexico to India and the history of our trading relationship and its influence on empires. Written by Nayan Chanda, the book has some vibrant illustrations by Priya Kuriyan. And has maps!
Here’s how you can :