A mulligatawny miscellany: Occasioned by discussion at a colonial dinner prepared by Charmaine O’brien Paul van Reyk (Oct 2017) K.T. Achaya, in his magisterial A Historical Dictionary of Indian Food cites begins his discussion of mulligatawny with this delightful quote from Hobson Jobson Vol 2, (1886): ‘A British prisoner of Hyder Ali in AD 1784 sang mournfully: …