You've been to her kitchen, enjoyed her desserts, and mastered the essentials; now go with raw food goddess Ani Phyo back to her roots for the first ever Asian raw food cookbook. Along with recipes from Korea, China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, and Hawaii and background information on traditional dishes, Ani's Raw Food Asia also offers essential tips on green living, well-being, longevity, fitness, beauty, and entertaining as inspired by a healthy Asian lifestyle.
Recipes include: Mixed Vegetable Skewers with Almond-Butter Sauce, Creamed Curry Saag, Vegetable Tempura with Orange Lemongrass Dipping Sauce, Marinated Shiitake Mushroom Dumplings, Corn Fritters with a Hot and Sour Cucumber Dipping Sauce, Dosas, Moo Shoo Vegetables, and more.
An essential resource in the American kitchen and a classic for nearly four decades, this is the definitive Chinese cookbook, perfect for cooks at every level.Here is the largest, most comprehensive Chinese cookbook ever published for the Western world. A Tastemaker Award winner, Gloria Bley Miller distills centuries of Chinese recipes and techniques into concise and easy-to-follow directions that will enable any cook to produce dishes that please the eye, delight the palate, and suit the budget. With verve and wit, Miller tells you how to prepare everything from egg drop soup and drunken pork to sizzling rice and delicate wontons. There are 150 recipes for chicken alone, plus dozens of variations on pork dishes, vegetables, and noodles, as well as other Chinese favorites. Using Miller's recipes, ordinary meat and seafood become delicacies, while vegetables retain their color and texture. And Miller's delicious recipes are splendidly high in nutrients and low in calories. The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook contains everything the cook needs to know about Chinese cooking, including how to: -Use special Chinese cooking techniques such as steaming and stir-frying -Create unique seasonings and sauces -Substitute hard-to-find ingredients with those available in any supermarket -Plan menus suited to every time constraint, budget, and occasion The classic Chinese cookbook, this is the only book you'll ever need to master one of the world's greatest and most versatile cuisines.
In Japanese Home Cooking, the techniques and ingredients of Japanese cuisine are explained clearly, thanks in great part to the many step-by-step photos. It omits nothing, from cooking rice to dressing a Japanese table.
The book is the ideal guide for cooks new to Japanese cuisine, as well as those with experience. Features include:
- Japan's approach to food
- Step-by-step photographs for all recipes that require more than the most basic skills
- Final dish presentation
- Technique and important detail, such as slicing fish and vegetables in the traditional Japanese manner
- Dashi stock base, symbol of Japanese cooking
- Notes on the history of Japanese regional cooking and the influence of foreigners
- The Japanese table.
Japanese Home Cooking has six sections with more than 90 recipes plus variations for everyday dishes and for gourmet cuisine for special occasions.
Examples of the recipes are:
- Starters: Cucumber and wakame Sunomono; Prawns with pickled egg and kimi-zu
- Bowls and Soups: Red miso soup with clams asa ri; Clear soup dumpling and crab wakame
- Vegetables and Tofu: Pumpkin in chicken broth soboro; Seaweed hijiki; Sweet daikon with miso
- Fried and Grilled: Teriyaki salmon; Breaded shrimp tonkatsu; Tamago-yaki omelette
- Rice and Noodles: Rice with five favors; Asa-zuke of cabbage, cucumber, carrots and Brussels sprouts; Yakisoba fried noodles
- Sweets: Soy milk creme caramel; Hortensia cake; Ukishima (floating island).
For hard-to-find ingredients, the book includes a resource section and tips on generally available substitutions.
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.
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
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--
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."
Now busy home cooks can bring the fantastic flavors of Thai cuisine into the kitchen with a simple trip to the grocery store. Nancie McDermott, experienced cook, teacher, and author of the best-selling cookbook Real Thai, presents this collection of 70 delicious recipes that focus on easy-to-find ingredients and quick cooking methods to whip up traditional Thai. With recipes like Crying Tiger Grilled Beef, Grilled Shrimp and Scallops with Lemongrass, Sticky Rice with Mangoes, and Thai Iced Tea, along with McDermott's highly practical array of shortcuts, substitutions, and timesaving techniques, anyone can prepare home-cooked authentic Thai meals -- as often as they like.