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The Complete Asian Cookbook (1976)

by Charmaine Solomon (Author)

Other authors: Nina Harris (Author), Deborah Solomon (Author)

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When this classic cookbook was first published in 1976, Charmaine Solomon was widely praised for bringing Asian food to mainstream Australia. Three decades on, her (newly revised and updated) book has fans across the globe, thanks to its range of accessible, authentic recipes from every Asian nation. Simply indispensable! ( )
  whirled | Jul 22, 2014 |
Fabulous book - well used since 1977

Interesting to see Laksas, biriani's etc etc still fav foods 3 decades on

A classic ( )
  KerrieAnne | Dec 27, 2009 |
This book is an excellent overview of Asian cooking, approached on a country-by-country basis. Each chapter focuses on a different country and provides in-depth information about cooking styles, ingredients, and utensils specific to the region. The recipes are easy to follow and pretty authentic. The back of the book contains a wonderful list of suggested substitutions for ingredients not easily found in Western countries. ( )
  refashionista | Feb 18, 2009 |
This is a really great pan-Asian cookbook. I first bought the book in Hong Kong while living there. ( )
  MollyMac | Mar 31, 2007 |
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To Reuben who married me before I learned to cook.
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Good Cooking is one of the creative arts.....

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Just as France has its robust country fare as well as its subtle haute cuisine, so too does Asia have a range of culinary delights that can be simple, complex, delicious, fiery, mild, tantalising - and compulsive!
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 080481791X, Hardcover)

More than 800 recipes from 16 countries are clearly presented in step-by-step instructions. This cookbook is about real Asian food, created with a minimum of fuss in a Western kitchen from readily available ingredients. Full color.

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This is a completely revised and updated edition of Charmaine Solomon's influential and iconic The Complete Asian Cookbook. Instantly heralded as a classic when it was first published in 1976, it covers 800 dishes from 15 countries. Written for the home cook, Charmaine's recipes are straightforward, simple to follow and work every time. It contains a glossary to explain unfamiliar ingredients.… (more)

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