Bruce Cost's Asian Ingredients
Bruce Cost's Asian Ingredients is a combination recipe book and ingredients guide. Here are instructions on the selection and use of an array of Asian foods and seasonings. There are 130 recipes inside for dishes like Chicken Satay and Shanghai Style Sweet and Sour Spareribs to Cantonese Style Cracked Crab with Black Beans.
Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 333 pages.
Publisher: William Morrow & Co.
Author: Bruce Cost
Description: Of the hundreds of cookbooks published each year, few are as eagerly awaited or fill such a marked need as Bruce Cost's Asian Ingredients. Five years in preparation, this book is the only guide to the fresh, preserved, and bottled ingredients flooding our markets from Asia.
Written with genuine expertise and prodigious talent, Bruce Cost's book not only identifies every ingredient from ginger to Shaoxing wine in beautiful prose and with dazzling black-and-white photographs, it also supplies crystal-clear instructions on how to choose them, use them, and keep them fresh.
A unique one-of-a-kind source of information, it is also an exquisite cookbook. Recipes include a full range of dishes. Among the 130 easy-to-prepare, utterly scrumptious dishes are Grilled Lemon Duck, Asian Pesto, Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce, Soft Shell Crabs with Ginger and Black Beans, Cha Gio (Vietnamese Spring Rolls), and Sweet Rice with Mangoes.
Aside from its value as a handbook for anyone who cooks, Bruce Cost's Asian Ingredients should firmly establish him as one of this country's premier cooks, as he is already recognized by his colleagues.
Condition: Good condition.
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