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The Food of Thailand: Authentic Recipes from the Golden Kingdom
The Food of Thailand
Authentic Recipes from the Golden Kingdom
Paperback      ISBN: 9625930027
Bombay Lunchbox
Bombay Lunchbox
Hardcover      ISBN: 0711233837

A Spicy Paneer Cheese Toastie with Mango Chutney, some Chickpea Dokla (bite-sized snacks tempered with toasted coconut and mustard seeds), or perhaps some Carrot and Pistachi Halwa, a sweet and sticky afternoon pick-me-up, washed down with NimboboPani (a sweet and salty refreshing lime soda; the recipes in Bombay Lunchbox have exotic names with flavors to match.

Wild, Wild East: Recipes & Stories from Vietnam
Wild, Wild East
Recipes & Stories from Vietnam
Hardcover      ISBN: 0764161490

The world is discovering Vietnamese food, and it's a happy discovery indeed Wild, Wild East is the creation of chef Bobby Chin, Hanoi's enfant terrible and renowned master of Vietnamese cuisine. He characterizes Vietnamese food as having fresh, clean flavors, and as being light, healthy, and diverse. More than a recipe book, Wild, Wild East is the author's authentic guide to Vietnamese food as it is prepared and enjoyed today. Combining his lively text with Jason Lowe's striking color photos of Vietnam's markets, kitchens, people, and foods, Bobby Chin starts out with instructions for preparing Vietnamese sauces, garnishes, and dips. Next, he provides recipes for a host of exotic and delectable dishes that include--

  • Minced Prawns on Sugar Cane
  • Chicken Wings Cooked in Caramel Sauce and Ginger
  • Braised Banana Blossoms
  • Meat, Crab, and Grapefruit Salad
  • Shrimp and Pork Crepe
  • Stir-fried Noodles and Beef
  • Pan Roasted Salmon and Wasabi Mashed Potatoes . . . and many, many more

    Also included are delightful salads and special Vietnamese desserts that the author calls Sweet Sensations. This entertaining and informative book features approximately 100 recipes for exotically delicious dishes and 200 color photos.
    (Sidebar)
    From the Book's Foreword by renowned chef and TV host Anthony Bourdain
    "Bobby Chinn, chef, long time resident of Southeast Asia, television personality, hustler, International Man of Mystery, and now author, is the first guy you want to know in Hanoi if you want to find where to get the good stuff to eat, how to make it, and why it's made that way. . . . what Bobby doesn't know about Southeast Asian food is not worth knowing."
  • Quick & Easy Thai
    Quick & Easy Thai
    Hardcover      ISBN: 0714873225

    100 authentic Thai recipes that can be prepared simply in thirty minutes or fewer by home cooks of all levels

    The food of Thailand is renowned the world over for its distinctive blend of hot, sour, sweet, and salty flavours. With Thai restaurants emerging in towns and cities all over the world at an astonishing rate, this is the perfect time to start cooking classic and authentic Thai food at home. This book proves it can be both quick and easy to do just that.

    The 100 recipes in Quick and Easy Thai Recipes, all of which have been selected and adapted from Phaidon's national cuisine cookbook, Thailand: The Cookbook, form the ultimate collection of authentic and approachable recipes for home cooks of all levels.

    Chinese Soul Food: A Friendly Guide for Homemade Dumplings, Stir-Fries, Soups, and More
    Chinese Soul Food
    A Friendly Guide for Homemade Dumplings, Stir-Fries, Soups, and More
    Hardcover      ISBN: 1632171236
    Chinese soul food is classic comfort food you can't resist, and in this cookbook you'll find 80 recipes for favorites you can easily make any night of the week.

    Chinese food is more popular than any other cuisine and yet it often intimidates North American home cooks. Chinese Soul Food draws cooks into the kitchen with recipes that include sizzling potstickers, stir-fries that are
    unbelievably easy to make, saucy braises, and soups that bring comfort with a sip. These are dishes that feed the belly and speak the universal language of "mmm " You'll find approachable recipes and plenty of tips for favorite homestyle Chinese dishes, such as red-braised pork belly, dry-fried green beans, braised-beef noodle soup, green onion pancakes, garlic eggplant, and the author's famous potstickers, which consistently sell out her cooking classes in Seattle. You will also find helpful tips and techniques, such as caring for and using a wok and how to cook rice properly, as well as a basic Chinese pantry list that also includes acceptable substitutions, making it even simpler for the busiest among us to cook their favorite Chinese dishes at home. Recipes are streamlined to minimize the fear factor of unfamiliar ingredients and techniques, and home cooks are gently guided toward becoming comfortable cooking satisfying Chinese meals. Any kitchen can be a Chinese kitchen
    Easy Indian Cooking
    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.
    Pimp My Noodles: Turn Instant Noodles and Ramen Into Fabulous Feasts
    Pimp My Noodles
    Turn Instant Noodles and Ramen Into Fabulous Feasts
    Hardcover      ISBN: 1784881236

    When you want a feast in a flash, noodles are the obvious choice - quick, filling and utterly delicious. Pimp My Noodles shows you how, with just a few extra minutes and ingredients, you can elevate this cupboard staple to a level you never thought possible. With over 50 imaginative noodle upgrades, this book is the ultimate guide to instant gourmet dishes Transport yourself to Italy in minutes with the Cacio e Pepe noodles, impress your friends with the Chicken Ramen with Miso Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Ginger Butter, spice it up with the Sriracha Caramelized Pork Noodle Soup, reinvent a classic with the amazing Ramac and Cheese, or indulge yourself with the ultimate hangover cure, the Ramen Burger. Noodles just got pimped

    Ten-Minute Bento
    Ten-Minute Bento
    Paperback      ISBN: 1935654411

    Everyday millions of Japanese people, young and old, leave their homes with a bento in hand. Bento (boxed lunches) are handmade every morning packed with tender-loving care to give their recipients a warm-hearted well-needed boast to finish off the day.

    In her first English-language release, TV chef and nutritionist Megumi Fujii has prepared 72 mouth-watering box lunch recipes that are easy to make but are over-flowing with the hearty-goodness that is essential in every Japanese bento. Her Ten-minute bento will not rely on visual designs seen on Flickr streams or on blogs. Instead she focuses on sharing everyday Japanese dishes created to satiate hunger and satisfy an ever expanding Japanese palette.

    Featured dishes:
    Mushroom Hamburg Steak
    Easy Korean Bibimbap
    Colorful Eggs & Ham
    Yuzu Chicken
    Avocado Salad Sandwich
    Open-face Spring Roll Bento
    Chicken Cutlet Bento
    Beef Bowl Bento
    Chicken Teriyaki Bento
    Salads
    Radish & Buckwheat Noodle Salad
    French Toast Salad
    Chinese-style Noodle Salad
    Desserts
    Cheesecake Balls
    Petite Muffins
    Sushi Made Simple: From Classic Wraps and Rolls to Modern Bowls and Burgers
    Sushi Made Simple
    From Classic Wraps and Rolls to Modern Bowls and Burgers
    Hardcover      ISBN: 1849758840

    A masterclass in creative modern sushi from London-based Japanese teacher Atsuko, who combines authentic knowledge and skills with contemporary, innovative ideas to give 60 recipes for rolls, wraps, moulded and deconstructed sushi.

    A masterclass in sushi making from London-based teacher Atsuko, who combines authentic knowledge and skills with contemporary, innovative ideas to give 60 recipes for rolls, wraps, moulded and deconstructed sushi.

    The word sushi refers to vinegared rice, which is used for any kind of sushi with raw, pickled, smoked, grilled, or seared ingredients. In this book, the simple secrets behind making good sushi are revealed, such as how to select your sushi components based on the three principles of colour, taste, and texture. Author Atsuko offers an approachable, diverse, and colorful selection of sushi dishes. Classic white sushi rice will always be a favorite, but here you will find options to use brown rice, quinoa, and pink beet rice too. Familiar rolls and wraps are included as well as sushi burgers, bombs, and deconstructed salad bowls.�The book opens with Your Sushi Pantry, listing essential ingredients. After this comes Basic Cooking Methods and Step-by-step Techniques. The recipes are then divided into Sushi Rolls which include Futomaki, Uramaki, Temaki cones, and Gunkanmaki. Moulded Sushi features classic Nigiri, Temari, Oshi Sushi and pretty Chakin Sushi parcels. Creative Moulded Sushi includes new ideas like Sushi bombs, Burgers and Sushi Cakes. Deconstructed Sushi features celebration Chirashi sushi, Poke Bowls and Jarred Salads. Finally, Vegetarian and Vegan sushi offers a delicious selection of plant-based treats sush as Inari Sushi and Vegetable Nigiri.
    Samurai Sushi: A Field Guide to Identif
    Samurai Sushi
    A Field Guide to Identif
    Trade Paperback      ISBN: 0760759332