Under the Golden Pagoda Best of Burmese Cooking

Over 150 Burmese recipes are found in Under the Golden Pagoda, Best of Burmese Cooking cookbook by Aung Aung Talk. 


Format: Softcover, 220 pages. 

Copyright: 1993

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Author: Aung Aung Talk 

ISBN: 9780877018339

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Description: Because Burma stands on the great Indo-Chinese trade routes of the ancient world, it has always known culinary traditions beyond its borders. For centuries, Burmese cooks have blended elements from famed neighboring cuisines-Chinese, Indian, and Thai to create their own savory legacy of noodle soups, rich curries, myriad fish and meat concoctions, exquisite vegetable preparations, and fragrant rice dishes. 

Under the Golden Pagoda includes over 150 tempting, easy-to-follow recipes for appetizers, soups, poultry, meat, fish, shellfish, salads, vegetables, rice and desserts that reflect the best of Burmese cooking. Such flavorful dishes include Onion Fritters, Coconut Chicken Soup, Carmelized Chicken with Cilantro, Green Papaya Salad, Eggplant Curry and Butter Rice with Raisins. 

Complete with a fascinating history of Burmese cuisine, a glossary of ingredients, and tips on how to serve a Burmese meal, Under the Golden Pagoda makes cooking this flavorful cuisine accessible to novice and expert cooks alike.


Condition: Good condition. Light shelf wear. 

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