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Mangoes & Curry Leaves: Culinary Travels through the Great Subcontinent
Mangoes & Curry Leaves
Culinary Travels through the Great Subcontinent
Hardcover      ISBN: 1579652522

For this companion volume to the award-winning Hot Sour Salty Sweet, Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid travel west from Southeast Asia to that vast landmass the colonial British called the Indian Subcontinent. It includes not just India, but extends north to Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal and as far south as Sri Lanka, the island nation so devastated by the recent tsunami. For people who love food and cooking, this vast region is a source of infinite variety and eye-opening flavors.

Home cooks discover the Tibetan-influenced food of Nepal, the Southeast Asian tastes of Sri Lanka, the central Asian grilled meats and clay-oven breads of the northwest frontier, the vegetarian cooking of the Hindus of southern India and of the Jain people of Gujarat. It was just twenty years ago that cooks began to understand the relationships between the multifaceted cuisines of the Mediterranean; now we can begin to do the same with the foods of the Subcontinent.
The Everyday Wok Cookbook: Simple and Satisfying Recipes for the Most Versatile Pan in Your Kitchen
The Everyday Wok Cookbook
Simple and Satisfying Recipes for the Most Versatile Pan in Your Kitchen
Paperback      ISBN: 1570617813
Discover how to steam, fry, stew, and bake your favorite American and ethnic dishes using the most versatile pan in your kitchen: the wok

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 every day, 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.
Kimchi: Essential Recipes of the Korean Kitchen
Kimchi
Essential Recipes of the Korean Kitchen
Hardcover      ISBN: 1909815853

You can't really imagine Korea without kimchi. For thousands of years, their fermented vegetables have been absolutely essential at meals. In Korea, kimchi is so much more than food - it is a national cultural treasure, a universal health food and a part of the Korean identity.Koreans are obsessed with good food, and the Lim family is no exception. For two generations, they have retained the proud tradition of kimchi at the Arirang Resturant in Stockholm. This book contains the family's most popular recipes - common, as well as rarer, kimchi recipes, Korean everyday food and the ever recurring bi-bim-bap (which literally means 'mixed rice').The Lim family present their version of a classic with lettuce, cabbage, chilli and ginger, but also the popular radish kimchi, kattugi, as well as the more unusual varieties with pumpkin, oysters, mushrooms, roots and other vegetables. Sourish, hot and tasty, kimchi is a wonderful accessory for most meals, not only Asian-style dishes but every imaginable Western dish.Here are 'insider' tips on how to go about fermenting vegetables at home. Considering it is so incredibly simple, the result is amazing, beautiful, tasty and healthy, thanks to the built-in riches of good bacteria cultures found in vegetables.

The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook: 101 Asian Recipes Simple Enough for Tonight's Dinner
The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook
101 Asian Recipes Simple Enough for Tonight's Dinner
Paperback      ISBN: 0804843341
You will absolutely love the 101 Asian recipes in this easy-to-use cookbook.

This engaging cookbook includes dozens upon dozens of full-proof Asian recipes that are quick and easy to do--all in time for tonight's supper The recipes will appeal to Americans' growing interest in Asian cuisines and a taste for foods that range from pot stickers to bulgogi burgers and from satay to summer rolls.

Whether you're hurrying to get a weekday meal on the table for family or entertaining on the weekend, author and blogger (steamykitchen.com) Jaden Hair will walk you through the steps of creating fresh, delicious Asian meals without fuss. In an accessible style and a good splash of humor, Jaden takes the trauma out of preparing foreign Asian recipes. With Jaden's guiding hand, you'll find it both simple and fun to recreate Asian flavors in your own kitchen and to share the excitement of fresh Asian food with your family and friends

Asian recipes include:
  • Firecracker Shrimp
  • Pork & Mango Potstickers
  • Quick Vietnamese Chicken Pho
  • Beer Steamed Shrimp with Garlic
  • Korean BBQ-style Burgers
  • Maridel's Chicken Adobo
  • Simple Baby Bok Choy and Snow Peas
  • Chinese Sausage Fried Rice
  • Grilled Bananas with Chocolate and Toasted Coconut Flakes
Ani's Raw Food Asia: Easy East-West Fusion Recipes
Ani's Raw Food Asia
Easy East-West Fusion Recipes
Paperback      ISBN: 0738214574

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.

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."
  • Betty Crocker's New Chinese Cookbook: Recipes by Leeann Chin
    Betty Crocker's New Chinese Cookbook
    Recipes by Leeann Chin
    Hardcover      ISBN: 0130832545

    More than 130 recipes highlighting Cantonese, Sechuan, and specialties are presented together with complete instructions on cooking style, utensils, preparation, and artistry.

    Let's Cook Japanese Food!: Everyday Recipes for Home Cooking
    Let's Cook Japanese Food!
    Everyday Recipes for Home Cooking
    Paperback      ISBN: 0811848329

    Amy Kaneko explodes the myth that Japanese food is difficult to cook at home with this collection of modern, practical and easy-to-cook recipes. The recipes are very child friendly, with lots of mild sauces, rice and noodles.

    Seoul Food Korean Cookbook: Korean Cooking from Kimchi and Bibimbap to Fried Chicken and Bingsoo
    Seoul Food Korean Cookbook
    Korean Cooking from Kimchi and Bibimbap to Fried Chicken and Bingsoo
    Paperback      ISBN: 1623156513

    Learn deliciously authentic Korean cooking, from traditional Korean favorites to modern recipes including Seoul-Style fusion.

    Food writer Naomi Imatome-Yun grew up in the American suburbs helping her Korean grandmother cook Korean classics and has spent over 15 years helping Korean Americans and non-Korean Americans alike discover how easy and delectable authentic Korean cooking can be.

    Seoul Food Korean Cooking includes:

    • 135 step-by-step recipes for Korean barbecue, kimchi, and more, including Sliced Barbecued Beef (bulgogi) like mom used to make and those Spicy Stir-Fried Rice Cakes (tteokbokki) you loved on your trip to Korea
    • Special chapters for Korean bar food (anju) like Pork Bone Soup (gamjatang) and fusion favorites like Army Base Stew (budae chigae)
    • An overview of Korean cooking and fun tidbits on food customs, table manners, and restaurant dining tips
    • Detailed lists of kitchen essentials, pantry staples, and Korean cooking ingredients, with photos and shopping resources to aid the home chef
    Thai Street Food: Authentic Recipes, Vibrant Traditions
    Thai Street Food
    Authentic Recipes, Vibrant Traditions
    Hardcover      ISBN: 158008284x

    Thai Street Food transports readers straight into the bustling heart of Thailand's colorful street stalls and markets--from the predawn rounds of monks fanning out along the aisles to the made-to-order stalls ablaze in neon and jammed with hungry locals after dark. Featuring nearly 100 authentic dishes plus lavish photography accompanying every recipe, this stunning cookbook is the definitive guide to Thailand's culinary street culture. The recipes, such as Steamed Fish with Chilli and Lime Sauce, Pork Satay, Roast Duck and Egg Noodle Soup, and Sweet Banana Roti illuminate the beguiling world of food so integral to the Thais.

    Scholar and chef David Thompson lives with a singular passion for Thailand's customs, culture, and people. Although he claims "It's all about the food," this ambitious work shares his insights into the rhythms and nuances of Thai daily life along with a fascinating history of its richly diverse street cuisine. This cookbook is a tempting, inspiring, and authoritative account of Thai street food, the vibrant culinary mosaic rich with community.