The Real Food of China
Hardcover ISBN: 1742705308
The definitive Chinese cookbook that explores and celebrates home-style Chinese cuisine. The Real Food of China is the definitive guide to home-style Chinese cuisine. It is inspired by the authors’ personal travels to China and the realization that what is commonly perceived as Chinese food in the Western world, is only part of the story. Accompanied with stunning location photography from each of the visited regions as well as beautiful food photography throughout, The Real Food of China brings a small glimpse of the gutsy, earthy, everyday side of Chinese cooking to light. Food that is incredibly diverse, simple to prepare, full of flavor, and based on seasonal produce. The Real Food of China will change everything you previously thought about traditional Chinese cuisine.
Easy Indian Cooking
Paperback ISBN: 077880450x
Indian cooking is an exciting and exotic cuisine -- now it's easier than ever. This updated edition of Suneeta's bestseller features 8 new additional photos as well as 30 brand new recipes. Each dish is richly flavored but not complicated to create at home. More than 150 recipes are easy for beginners to make while also appealing to experienced home cooks or to those already familiar with Indian cuisine. The authentic flavors flourish in these easy-toprepare recipes. The author's repertoire of exciting and inspired recipes includes classic recipes from North and South India and her personal favorites that have been adapted for North American kitchens. The delicious recipes in this book range from snacks and appetizers to poultry, fish and vegetarian meals. There are also chapters dedicated to accompaniments like chutneys, sweets and beverages which truly make for an authentic Indian dining experience. Here are just some of the delights: - Chicken Tikka Masala, Pork Vindaloo, South Indian Lentil and Vegetable Stew - Curried Spinach and Cheese (Saag Panir), Basmati Rice Layered with Fragrant Chicken - Coconut Chutney-Coated Fish Parcels, Masala-Coated Baked Chicken, Sindhi Fritters - Tomato Raita, Hot Pineapple Chutney, Caramelized Carrot Pudding. In keeping with traditional Indian cooking, there are 75 vegetarian dishes. Vaswani shares her wealth of Indian cooking experience and knowledge by providing insightful cooking tips and techniques throughout the book. She has even provided information on where ingredients can be sourced and, if necessary, how to make substitutions. This is the perfect place for home cooks to begin creating great Indian dishes.
Mountain Berries & Desert Spice
Sweet Inspiration from the Hunza Valley to the Arabian Sea
Hardcover ISBN: 0711238529
In this eagerly awaited follow up to the Gourmand Debut Cookbook Award winning Summers Under the Tamarind Tree, food writer and cookery teacher Sumayya Usmani continues her journey of discovery through the exotic cuisine of her native Pakistan. Mountain Berries & Desert Spice introduces home cooks to Pakistani desserts and explores their unique significance in the country’s culture and traditions. The 70 authentic and family recipes travel from the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains in the north (where berries and fruits grow in abundance), via the fertile Punjab (with its rice- and grain-based desserts) to the Arabian sea in the south (where saffron- and cardamom-laced sweet recipes are a favourite). From the sweet snacks shared between friends over coffee to sumptuous desserts fit for lavish weddings, Sumayya tempts the reader with beautiful, easily achieved recipes that anyone can savour.
The Healing Cuisine of China
300 Recipes for Vibrant Health and Longevity
Paperback ISBN: 089281778x
A comprehensive guide to the Chinese art of healing with foodÂ â€¢ Provides more than 300 authentic Chinese recipes for curing specific ailments and for promoting happiness and vitalityÂ â€¢ Explains the theories behind traditional Chinese beliefs about health and diet and reconciles these beliefs with contemporary Western medical knowledgeÂ â€¢ Includes a complete fitness program centered on the popular Chinese qi gong exercisesÂ Through 5,000 years of recorded history the Chinese have developed an unequaled pharmacopoeia of food remedies and have turned this knowledge into a delicious cuisine that is simple to prepare. This cuisine has little in common with the dishes on the menus of many Chinese restaurants--which have sacrificed traditional Chinese principles to appeal to high-fat Western tastes. Instead, it emphasizes all-natural ingredients eaten in season and in the most beneficial combinations.Â The Healing Cuisine of China features more than 300 authentic Chinese recipes, ranging from simple preparations to cure specific ailments to traditional "longevity banquets." The authors also explain the underlying theories behind traditional Chinese beliefs about health and reconcile these ancient beliefs with Western medical knowledge about bacteria, viruses, and other causes of disease. A complete fitness program, centered on the popular Chinese qi gong exercises, and a questionnaire to help readers discover their individual body requirements make this the most comprehensive guide to the healthy lifestyle of China ever published.
My Two Souths
Blending the Flavors of India into a Southern Kitchen
Hardcover ISBN: 076245783x
Collects recipes that meld the culinary stylings of southern India and the American South, including such offerings as green cardamom shrimp âetouffâee, banana leaf grilled catfish, and clove baked sweet potatoes.
The Everyday Wok Cookbook
Simple and Satisfying Meals for the Most Versatile Pan in Your Kitchen
Paperback ISBN: 1570617813
Most people think a wok is just for stir-frying Chinese food. Not so! A wok is a versatile and inexpensive piece of kitchen equipment that can be used everyday, for all your meals. You can braise, steam, deep-fry, and stew foods in it. You can even bake a cake in it! Don't stash your wok away in a cupboard. Leave it on your stovetop and use it every day! This book celebrates making American favorites such as spaghetti and meatballs, buttermilk fried chicken, and pulled pork sandwiches using the ancient Chinese cooking vessel. You'll also find easy Asian dishes like kung pao chicken, shrimp and egg fried rice, stir-fried beef and broccoli, and chicken chow mein.
Complete Chinese Cookbook
Paperback ISBN: 1770855831
Provides more than 250 recipes for appetizers, soups, meat dishes, poultry dishes, fish and seafood dishes, vegetables, rice, noodles, and desserts, along with information on ingredients, equipment, techniques, menus, and how to eat Chinese food.
Simply Thai Cooking
3rd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0778802825
The perennial bestseller is back with a new look. The first two editions of Simply Thai Cooking have sold over 100,000 copies, and it's not hard to see why. Thai cooking is exhilarating, it's exotic -- and it's easier to make than ever before. The exciting, flavorful ingredients can be found everywhere, and nothing else so magically combines the savory with the sweet, the tart with the spicy. These easy-to-follow recipes for a wide range of Thai standards are virtually foolproof and taste deliciously authentic. In addition to a new cover treatment, this new edition features 16 new color photographs of this wonderfully enticing cuisine. All the favorites are back: - Thai cold spring rolls - Chicken satay - Lemongrass-shrimp soup - Thai hot and sour soup - Green papaya salad - Glass noodle salad - Pad thai - Coconut noodles with chicken and shrimp - Thai beef curry - Marinated grilled beef - Roast duck in red curry - Pork with red chili sauce - Shrimp in spicy coconut milk. Most of these amazing recipes can be prepared in less than 30 minutes, and helpful hints on the essentials of Thai cuisine will appeal to beginner and experienced home cooks alike.