Spice Odyssey: From Asafoetida To Wasabi, Recipes To Really Excite & Inspire by Merrett, Paul
In this melting pot of different cuisines, Paul Merrett offers dishes inspired by his travels abroad, his home cooking and his experience in some of the UK's top restaurants. Interspersed with anecdotal and amusing stories of his travels to African spice markets and Asian spice gardens (along with discoveries closer to home), it includes a wealth of tips on storage, buying, grinding, dry-frying, rubs and marinades, as well as fascinating facts on the history of spices.
Cook's Bible Of Ingredients, The by Brooker, Margaret
Celebrating the diversity and bounty of foods available today, this is a visual Encyclopedia of more than 1200 foods and ingredients. Each of the 12 chapters is devoted to a particular group of ingredients, be it meat, fish, vegetables or oils and flavourings. Attractively presented full-colour photographs present a scrumptious visual gallery of food and food ideas from all over the world. Complementing the photos are extended descriptions of the characteristics, origins and uses of each ingredient, and each chapter is introduced by a short thematic essay. This book is an invaluable reference source for anyone who loves to cook or who just loves food.
Allan Bakes: Really Good Cheesecakes With Tips And Tricks For Successful Baking by Teoh, Allan Albert
It seems that cheesecake appears in more guises than most of us would expect! Advice on kitchen tools and techniques and tips on cheesecake demands and pitfalls are followed by the clearly set out recipes. Instructions with full colour illustrations are given for 27 baked and 25 non-baked cheesecakes. Some make use of local fruits or ingredients.
For The Love Of Books: A Book Lover's Guide For Those Who Don't Much Like To Read by Boucher, Francoize
This illustrated collection of dozens of good - and some not-so-good - reasons to read is the perfect gift for the millions of people who would rather watch television or play computer games than immerse themselves in a great book, become superheroes and go on fantastic adventures. Filled with hilarious advice - such as how to read books you don't like reading, how to ward off enemies with a book, and how to always be top-of-the-class - and common-sense wisdom, For the Love of Books gives the answers to life, love, the universe and everything.
Baking With Tropical Fruits by Lim, Melinda
This ground-breaking book shows home and professional bakers how to use luscious and flavourful tropical fruits in baked goods of all kinds.
Images Of Singapore Food: Popular Hawker Dishes And More by Leong, Christoper
This colourfully illustrated softback on Singapore food is not a recipe book (though there are four recipes inside the cover). Guidance is given the ever-popular hawker centres and over 125 sought-after dishes are described and photographed in colour.
Sarong Inspirations: Signature Dishes And Solo Travels Around Asia by Meyrick, Will
This extensively illustrated and weighty volume is both a photojourney in Asian countries, a travelogue and a collection of some 80 illustrated recipes for choice Asian dishes. These have been developed by the chefs at the author's Bali restaurant, Sarong, and written here for the home kitchen.
Food Of Myanmar, The: Authentic Recipes From The Land Of The Golden Pagodas by Hutton, Wendy; San Lwin & Win Pe
Although foods of neighbouring India, China and Southeast Asia are often eaten in Myanmar there is a distinctive and delicious Myanmar cuisine. Part One of this illustrated softback overviews the food history and styles of the country. Part Two presents Myanmar kitchen and cooking styles together with a comprehensive illustrated list of local ingredients. Part Three illustrates and sets out in a relaxed style over 60 recipes and alternatives for hard-to-get ingredients are suggested. Index.
Indian Cooking Unfolded by Iyer, Raghavan
Each section of this beautiful book opens with a fully illustrated, full-color foldout lesson in technique that leads the reader step-by-step through one foundation recipe, from a starter poppadums and spicy dips to roti, the homemade griddle bread, to a smoky yellow split pea dal, and more. Following the foldout lesson are more recipes in the same category, each carefully chosen to exemplify an essential element in Indian cooking
Good Eats For Mums-To-Be: 35 Dietitian-Approved Recipes by Kk Women's And Children's Hospital
There are already loads of books of advice on diets for expectant mothers but very few with Asian perspectives. Dietitians from KK Women's & Children's Hospital, Singapore's largest maternity hospital have therefore produced this book of 35 illustrated and tasty recipes to be enjoyed by our expectant mothers and also all their families.
500 Sushi by Bennett, Caroline; Hong Sui; Sami Nkaili
The clear illustrations, instructions on methods, guidance on how to choose fish and other ingredients given here means that sushi can be produced by the home cook. After introductory advice on basic methods, knives and other equipment, some 500 recipes for sushi of different styles are set out with many illustrations.
500 Indian Dishes: The Only Compendium Of Indian Dishes You'll Ever Need by Meena Agarwal
After introductory illustrated information and advice on basic ingredients and methods this compact hardback offers recipes for some 500 dishes of several Indian traditions. Many variants are developed from the basic sauces and dishes illustrated and set out in detail. Index.
Issaya Siamese Club Cookbook: Innovative Thai Cuisine By Chef Ian Kittichai by Cummings, Joe
This beautifully presented book is not only for the coffee table. In it the chef and founder of Bangkok's Issaya Siamese Club shows how his celebrated cuisine depends on the plants picked daily in the Club's own gardens. Some 80 recipes for a wide range of Thai dishes are clearly set out with high quality illustrations. Index.
Sushi At Home: The Beginner's Guide To Perfect, Simple Sushi by Yuki Gomi
In Sushi at Home, Japanese chef and sushi teacher Yuki Gomi shows you just how easy - and inexpensive - making delicious and beautiful looking sushi can be. Learn: everything you need to know about how to buy and prepare fish, from salmon to scallops, from tuna to mackerel; the joys of cling film and the technique of rolling step-by-step and why a hairdryer is essential for making the all-important perfect sushi rice.
Mini Cookbooks: Ultimate Cookies by Jourdan, Andrea
Big and chewy or bite-size and crisp, you'll find a cookie for every occasion in this inspiring collection of baked and non-baked cookies by veteran chef and cookbook author, Andrea Jourdan. Whether it's a lunch box filler, an after-school snack, an afternoon pick-me-up, a party favour or an edible Christmas gift, these enticing cookies are the perfect treat. From classic and traditional to modern and innovative, these recipes will inspire both the novice and experienced baker.
Mini Cookbooks: Ice Creams & Sorbets by Jourdan, Andrea
With 35 irresistible recipes for luscious ice creams, cool sorbets and glorious iced desserts, it's time to indulge! Veteran chef and cookbook author Andrea Jourdan shows how these sweet treats can be whipped up in a few simple steps. Find classic flavours such as Vanilla Ice Cream and Dark Chocolate Ice Cream, perennial favourites such as Pistachio Ice Cream and Passion Fruit Sorbet, and innovative concoctions such as Strawberry and Coriander Ice Cream and Frozen Lime and Lemon Eggless Ice Cream all within this handy volume.
Mini Cookbooks: Lasagne & Risottos by Jourdan, Andrea
Considered to be the heart and soul of Italian cooking, lasagne and risottos are perfect for family meals whether big or small. Brimming with tasty fillings and juicy sauces, these 35 scrumptious recipes from veteran chef and cookbook author Andrea Jourdan include traditional favourites and new variations. From the hearty Bolognese-style Lasagne and Pancetta Risotto perfect for meat lovers, to the lighter Three-cheese Lasagne and Spring Vegetable Risotto ideal for smaller appetites, this collection of recipes will satisfy any craving.
Mini Cookbooks: Pancakes & Waffles by Jourdan, Andrea
Who can resist the smell of freshly prepared pancakes and waffles? Veteran chef and cookbook author, Andrea Jourdan shares 35 recipes for sweet and savoury pancakes and waffles that are perfect not only for breakfast, but any time throughout the day. Find recipes such as Banana Sour Cream Pancakes and Rustic Belgian Waffles that are perfect for breakfast, Cheddar Cheese Pancakes and Prosciutto Waffle Sandwich that are perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner, and S'mores Pancakes and Thin Gingerbread Waffles that make inviting desserts. You'll also find a handful of recipes using cornmeal, buckwheat and rice flour, so start experimenting with your favourite ingredients today!
Mini Cookbooks: Chicken Meals by Jourdan, Andrea
Perfect in soups and stir-fries, or baked, braised and deep-fried, chicken is versatile, readily available and inexpensive. Discover the many exciting ways in which you can prepare chicken for the table with veteran chef and cookbook author Andrea Jourdan. From crowd-pleasers such as Buffalo Chicken Wings, Chicken Pizza and Chicken Stew with Pasta, to quick meals such as Chicken and Onion Chilli, Sweet and Spicy Chicken and Mango and Chicken Roll, draw inspiration for your next event from this handy collection of recipes.
My Vietnamese Kitchen: Recipes And Stories To Bring Vietnamese Food To Life On Your Plate by Uyen Luu
My Vietnamese Kitchen is a collection of recipes passed down through Uyen Luu's family. Uyen was born in Saigon and spent her childhood there before leaving Vietnam in the aftermath of the war. She regularly travels back there to visit family and pick up more classic and modern recipes for dishes found in the homes and on the streets of Vietnam. The recipes in the book tell a story - about Uyen's family, about the culture of her heritage, about the rising popularity of this cuisine around the world.