Cooking, Food & Wine
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Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Andrea Nguyen
Publisher: Ten Speed Press (2012, Feb 28th).
From sleek, silken tofu with delicate toppings to piping-hot fried satchels in a robust sauce, tofu provides a versatile canvas for the intricate flavors and textures that Asian and vegetarian cooks have long enjoyed. America has embraced tofu as a healthy, affordable ingredient. And while it has been welcomed into sophisticated mainstream dining, tofu is often hidden in Western guises and in limited applications. In her third intrepid cookbook, celebrated food writer and teacher ANDREA NGUYEN aims to elevate this time-honored staple to a new place of prominence on every table. Asian Tofu’s nearly 100 recipes explore authentic,ancient fare and modern twists that capture the culinary spirit of East, Southeast, and South Asia. There are spectacular favorites from Japan, Korea, Thailand, Singapore, and India, as well as delicious dishes from Taipei, San Francisco, Santa Monica, and New York. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability
Author/Actors/Director/etc.: Katie Chin
Publisher: Robert Rose (2011, Jul 28th).
The rice cooker is an amazingly versatile appliance. When is a rice cooker not only a rice cooker? When it becomes one of the most versatile and useful tools in any contemporary cook's kitchen. Of course we all know that you can make perfect rice in a rice cooker, but did you know that whole grains and beans are also perfectly suited to this appliance? These wonderful recipes -- created specifically to be used in a rice cooker -- are inspired by flavors from around the corner and around the world. Virtually every type of meal can be prepared in a rice cooker, from appetizers, soups and salads to main dishes, one pot meals and side dishes. Home cooks in the mood for a hearty stew, paella, a heavenly risotto or some authentic homemade dim sum need look no further than their rice cooker and these recipes for perfect results every time. moreMore Info | Google Books | Check Availability