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Add tomatoes, whole spices and lemon grass. This book was my first cookbook. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Nov 18, Julian rated it it was amazing Comllete This is a new, enlarged edition of her classic work and in my humble estimate is quite simply the best all-round Asian cookbook available.

A sentimental favourite which I still use from time to time and probably always will. To ask other readers questions about The Complete Asian Cookbookplease sign up.

By using our website you agree to aaian use of cookies. I was disappointed to find the laksa recipe nowhere near as good as my favourite restaurant versions.

The Complete Asian Cookbook by Charmaine Solomon

Her Sri Lankan section is wonderful – not surprising since she is herself Sri Lankan, though since she moved to Australia inwe may be forgiven for thinking of her as a local. Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore Charmaine Solomon. Everyone who loves cooking.


Paperbackpages. Charmaine is now recognised as one coombook the most knowledgeable and practical writers on Asian food. Aug 30, Ariel Miranda rated it it was amazing.

The Complete Asian Cookbook (New edition)

Everything I needed to know regarding Asian and Pacific Rim cuisines. These observations pertain only to the Hardie Grant recent revised hard cover edition of this book. Recommended to Beebee by: Surrounded by generations of talented cooks, Charmaine is now recognised as one char,aine the most knowledgeable and practical writers on Asian food.

Finally, there is a very comprehensive index and a thorough glossary. Heat ghee or oil and on low heat fry fenugreek seeds and curry leaves until they start to brown.

The Complete Asian Cookbook (New edition) : Charmaine Solomon :

In putting together this book, Charmaine travelled widely through Asia, revisiting familiar places and discovering new ones to ensure that, as always, her recipe development was backed up with compplete spot authenticity. A must read for the newly inspired or the established but branching out cook. The recipes are easy to follow and I haven’t come across a recipe yet that’s less than delicious.


About Charmaine Solomon Charmaine Solomon comes from a family of exceptionally good cooks. Lists with This Book. However, it was originally well ahead of its time, and I grew up eating great food cooked by ccharmaine following the recipes in this book.

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The Complete Asian Cookbook

Each chapter begins with a foodie introduc recipes from 18 countries The concepts and purpose of food in Asian societies is discussed and well a the butchering of chickens and fish. Overall, a great addition to the cookbook shelf, giving me lots of ideas for new and unusual dishes to try out on family and friends. It changed my life.

Be the first to ask a question about The Complete Asian Cookbook. I guess even recipe asain can be obtained, used, for different objectives, aims. Recipe and chapter introductions give valuable information about how local ckmplete are prepared and served, while the comprehensive glossary explains unfamiliar ingredients which are steadily more commonplace in supermarkets today.

Very informative, a classic!