Pros: Step by step pictures and instructions, easy to follow
Pros: Beautifully descript, tons of recipes, snippets of cultural background
Cons: 660 recipes have to start to overlap at some point and they do
Pros: Articulate, engaging writing with colorful memoir
Cons: Not as much cookbook as treatise on a few dishes
Pros: lots of recipes, clear style
Cons: clunky, dated, weak illustrations
Chinese Garnishes / Adornos Chinos: With Platter Arrangements / Con Decoraciones Para Platillos (Wei-Chuan Cookbook Seris)
“This book is in english and spanish, and takes you through some really fancy garnishes. Not just the stuff you see at dinner in a chinese restaurant, but the stuff you see at weddings in a chinese restaurant. All out garnish work. It's crazy! Step by step picture instructions. Even a beginner can follow. A chinese cleaver and a paring knife are all you...” --MillionsKnives
“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
A feast for the senses, this book explains how to add flavor, aroma, and color to create that perfect curry. Based on 20 years of research, dishes are collected from all over India and are accompanied by tantalizing photography to inspire and excite. With over 1.25 million copies sold internationally, this is the only book on the market to really explain how to make an authentic homestyle...
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
With more than ten reprints, it's clear cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey wins the popular vote for delicious Indian recipes that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less. Now with a beautiful new design and all-new photographs, Madhur Jaffrey's Quick & Easy Indian Cooking is ready to wow another generation of home cooks. Written by the world's foremost authority on Indian cooking,...
“I most likely never would have come across this book, but my brother knowing that I enjoyed Indian food one Christmas decided to give me this as a gift. It was one of the best gifts I have ever been given. It changed my life in a way that has been ever present, not just in food but in culture. In the way I think about the world. I had no idea the depth of which India and the cultures...” --eastshores
At last, a bilingual (English/Chinese) cookbook that offers authentic Vietnamese recipes designed for the modern homemaker's kitchen. A special section has been provided to identify the basic ingredients, sauces and staples so important for deriving the exotic flavors associated with Vietnamese dishes. This cookbook offers 85 mouthwatering recipes, with associated photos of finished...
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.
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...