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Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint

A lesson for cooks as much as he scribed a lesson for living

Jim Berman

Pros: Articulate, engaging writing with colorful memoir

Cons: Not as much cookbook as treatise on a few dishes

Ivan Ramen by Ivan Orkin (Author) with Chris Ying (Author) Reviewed by Jim Berman   Ivan Orkin wrote a cookbook as much as he penned a piece on motivation. He wrote about the nuance of subtle, nearly unperceivable flavor as much as he composed a book on survival.  He wrote a lesson for cooks as much as he scribed a lesson for living. Ivan Ramen is a timely prescription for...
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Solid But Dated Introduction
Solid But Dated Introduction
Classic Home Cooking
Classic Home Cooking
Very Solid Primer On A Highly Specialized Skill
Very Solid Primer On A Highly Specialized Skill

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Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint

Ivan Ramen: Love, Obsession, and Recipes from Tokyo's Most Unlikely Noodle Joint

“Ivan Ramen by Ivan Orkin (Author) with Chris Ying (Author) Reviewed by Jim Berman   Ivan Orkin wrote a cookbook as much as he penned a piece on motivation. He wrote about the nuance of subtle, nearly unperceivable flavor as much as he composed a book on survival.  He wrote a lesson for cooks as much as he scribed a lesson for living. Ivan Ramen is a timely prescription for...” --Jim Berman

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Curry, Curry, Curry

Curry, Curry, Curry

21x13.5x2.2 cm. - A brilliant selection of curry recipes from every corner of the Indian subcontinent.

The Curry Companion

The Curry Companion

Shamanic chefs, korma with karma, and vicious vindaloo: this curry collection sizzles with style and will tempt any taste! It follows the spice trail on its long journey from India to London, showing how several distinctive combinations of flavors have attracted gastronomes in a variety of countries. Learn the secrets of the spices and the brains behind the blends, and find out the answers to...

660 Curries

660 Curries

Curry is Salmon with Garlic and Turmeric. Curry is Grilled Chicken with Cashew-Tomato Sauce. Curry is Asparagus with Tomato and Crumbled Paneer. Curry is Lamb with Yellow Split Peas, Chunky Potatoes with Spinach, Tamarind Shrimp with Coconut Milk, Baby Back Ribs with a Sweet-Sour Glaze and Vinegar Sauce, Basmati Rice with Fragrant Curry Leaves. Curry is vivid flavors, seasonal ingredients, a...

The Healthy Chinese Cookbook: Mouthwatering Authentic No-Fat Low-Fat East Asian Food

The Healthy Chinese Cookbook: Mouthwatering Authentic No-Fat Low-Fat East Asian Food

With over 500 colour photographs in total, encyclopedic information about materials, techniques and ingredients, and a classic collection of specially developed and tested recipes, this is the ultimate book for all lovers of Chinese food who want to indul

Thai Cooking (The Essential Asian Kitchen)

Thai Cooking (The Essential Asian Kitchen)

Thailand's unique blends of hot and sweet, sour and salty, make its food utterly different from that of its neighbors, even though many of the ingredients are the same. In Thai Cooking you'll learn how to create over 60 of these delicious blends in your own kitchen--everything from fresh curries and tangy salads to pan-fried noodles and barbecued seafood.

Rice - Traditional Chinese Cooking (Chinese Edition)

Rice - Traditional Chinese Cooking (Chinese Edition)

More than two years of research has produced the ultimate famous and authentic Chinese rice dishes, including some hard to find vanishing recipes of the past. This cookbook offers the readers simplified recipes that can be easily prepared. Also provided is guidance on the preparation of basic and special ingredients. From rice snacks to gourmet meals, the fabulous traditional tastes and flavors...

Cook it Yourself Stir-Fry Chinese Cooking

Cook it Yourself Stir-Fry Chinese Cooking

Cook it Yourself Stir-fry Chinese Cooking is for anyone who enjoys cooking and wants to learn to cook Chinese food at home. The guide uses simple ingredients with modern and easy cooking methods with clear instructions for stir-frying from start to finish. The recipes include the most popular, authentic Chinese dishes and some of my own personal special recipes. Here you can find the secret to...

Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook: Recipes from Hunan Province

Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook: Recipes from Hunan Province

“ I bought this after liking Dunlop's first book, Land of Plenty.   This book follows much the same format.  I'm not sure you strictly need both books if you're mainly looking for an intro to Chinese cooking, but if you want to go a little deeper into regional cusine and like her style, they make great companion books.   Personally, I do think a little more writing about what...” --emathias

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