Lemongrass and Ginger – Vibrant Asian Recipes

Asian cooking is one of the fastest-growing cookery trends in the world – and from Chinese to Thai, Indian to Malaysian, the diverse tastes, textures and aromas of Asia can be sampled in this beautiful new cookbook.

Rich in aromatic spices, herbs, and flavourings, Asian food explodes deliciously in your mouth. Now, thanks to Leemei Tan, home cooks can easily master the art of preparing this delectable cuisine. She explains how to make perfect sushi, creamy curries, spicy stir-fries, and crisp tempura, and work with noodles, kaffir lime leaves, or wasabi.

From Korean Spicy Seafood Noodle Soup and Japanese Pork Dumplings to Thai Green Papaya Salad and Indian Aubergine Curry, these imaginative recipes will inspire and delight, whether you have in mind a quick weekday meal or a feast for friends and family.

There are 7 chapters in the book that cover recipes from all over Asia – Japan & Korea, China, Philippines & Indonesia, Malaysia & Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam and India & Sri Lanka. Besides, there are 3 sections in the book that will come in handy. They are ‘Basic Recipes’, ‘Basic Techniques’ and ‘Glossary’.

‘Basic Recipes’ section tells you how to make stock, how to make perfect steamed rice, making spice pastes, and etc, that are used in the recipes in the book. ‘Basic Techniques’ section will guide you how to prepare prawns, squids, deboning chicken, prepare fresh coconut and etc. The ‘Glossary’ section contains a list of ingredients with explanations that you may not be familiar with.

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