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Vij's Indian: Our Stories, Spices and Cherished Recipes
Vij's Indian
Our Stories, Spices and Cherished Recipes
Paperback      ISBN: 0143194224
Shortlisted for Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2017 - Best Indian Cuisine Book

Meeru Dhalwala and Vikram Vij, the dynamic team behind North America's celebrated Indian restaurants, bring together a beautiful new collection of beloved recipes cooked at their restaurants that they also regularly cook at home. These are those special recipes that come from the journey of life and are full of meaning, stories and Indian flavours.

This is a cookbook for Indian home cooking, which is Meeru and Vikram's source of nourishment and health. They eat and enjoy meat, but at home they (especially Meeru) emphasize healthy, delicious vegetarian food, with meat curries served once or, at most, twice a week. Through the beauty of cooking with Indian spices, their vegetarian meals are so delicious that you won't even think of meat. Inside, you'll find an abundance of vegetarian recipes along with plenty of fish, poultry and meat recipes for everyone's enjoyment.

Vij's Indian features 80 original and inspiring recipes, carefully crafted for both new and experienced home cooks. Meeru and Vikram will show you how to make dishes like their Grilled Squash with Sugar-Roasted Beets and Cumin-Spiced Onions, Chickpea and Sprouted Lentil Cakes, Vegetable Koftes with Creamy Tomato Curry, Green and Black Cardamom Cream Chicken Curry, Mildly Curried Beef Short Ribs and Lamb Popsicles with Garlic and Ricotta-Fenugreek Topping. It's for everyone who wants to cook modern Indian cuisine, and Meeru and Vikram are with you every step of the way. They've included pairing suggestions for recipes, so you'll have lots of ideas and options to keep your Indian cooking dynamic. Assorted Mushrooms and Winter Squash Curry paired with Brown Rice and Yellow Channa Daal Pilaf or Clay Pot Saffron Chicken and Rice paired with Sprouted Lentil, Bell Pepper and Carrot Salad--the combinations are endless Complete with all the basics on Indian spices, essential Indian staple ingredients, expert tips and suggested wine pairings, Vij's Indian is a beautiful new collection of recipes.
Japanese Home Cooking
Japanese Home Cooking
Hardcover      ISBN: 1770856064

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.

Sushi: Taste and Technique
Sushi
Taste and Technique
Hardcover      ISBN: 1465429840

An updated classic guide to creating a variety of delicious and beautiful sushi, including bowls, omelettes, and sandwiches.

Learn how to make your favorite sushi rolls at home or discover a new recipe in the updated Sushi: Taste and Technique. This classic guide to making a variety of homemade Japanese sushi features traditional rolls plus the latest trends, including modern sushi bowls, omelets, and burritos.

Detailed step-by-step photographs and foolproof recipes by Kimiko Barber and Hiroki Takemura help you master the knife skills and hand techniques you need to prepare perfect sushi and sashimi, from authentic pressed, rolled, and stuffed sushi to a sushi sandwich. Reference the fish and shellfish guide to learn how to select and cut the appropriate meat for your sushi, and get the best recommendations for your desired meal.

Read about the history of sushi, make sure you have the appropriate utensils in your home and make sure they are being used correctly, and learn the proper etiquette for serving and eating sushi.

Elevate your home menu with Sushi: Taste and Technique, a beautiful and in-depth reference guide to everything sushi.

Into the Vietnamese Kitchen: Treasured Foodways, Modern Flavors
Into the Vietnamese Kitchen
Treasured Foodways, Modern Flavors
Hardcover      ISBN: 1580086659
An intimate collection of more than 175 of the finest Vietnamese recipes.

When author Andrea Nguyen's family was airlifted out of Saigon in 1975, one of the few belongings that her mother hurriedly packed for the journey was her small orange notebook of recipes. Thirty years later, Nguyen has written her own intimate collection of recipes, Into the Vietnamese Kitchen, an ambitious debut cookbook that chronicles the food traditions of her native country.

Robustly flavored yet delicate, sophisticated yet simple, the recipes include steamy pho noodle soups infused with the aromas of fresh herbs and lime; rich clay-pot preparations of catfish, chicken, and pork; classic b nh m sandwiches; and an array of Vietnamese charcuterie. Nguyen helps readers shop for essential ingredients, master core cooking techniques, and prepare and serve satisfying meals, whether for two on a weeknight or 12 on a weekend.
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.

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
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.

Sri Lanka: The Cookbook
Sri Lanka
The Cookbook
Paperback      ISBN: 0711238588
Feather-light hoppers, fiery sambols, subtly spiced curries and unique ‘vada’ (fried snacks) come together in this definitive collection of Sri Lanka’s most authentic and vibrant recipes. As Sri Lanka is being rediscovered a travel destination, its varied cuisine is also under the spotlight. As well as absorbing influences from India, the Middle East, Far East Asia and myriad European invaders, the small island also has strong Singhalese and Tamil cooking traditions and this cookbook brings these styles together to showcase the best of the country’s culinary heritage. Dig into 100 recipes that celebrate the island’s wonderful ingredients, from okra and jackfruit to coconut and chillies, and explore its culture through original travel photography of the country, its kitchens and its people.
S Is for Sri Lankan
S Is for Sri Lankan
Hardcover      ISBN: 1849499624

This brand-new series focuses on creating a collection of must-have books filled with 50 of the most on-trend dishes from around the world. The series will kick off with S is for Sri Lankan and K is for Korean, which will introduce the ultimate recipes from each cuisine, all in a highly desirable and on-trend gift package. Each book covers the 50 recipes that form the fundamentals of these zeitgeist cooking traditions, merging both ancient dishes and modern interpretations.

S is for Sri Lankan includes iconic recipes with a modern twist, from egg hoppers, coconut pancakes, and green sambol, to curries, chutneys, and more.

This trend-led series of cookbooks will be filling the bookshelves of budding new foodies while also making the perfect gift for anyone who hasn't yet experimented with these cuisines in their home cooking.
Simply Thai Cooking
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.