Elephant Walk Cookbook - Cambodian Restaurant

The Elephant Walk cookbook from the Cambodian restaurant of the same namesake in Massachusetts shares over 150 of the restaurant's dishes. Stir-Fried Beef with Chinese Celery, Pork Brochuettes and other mouthwatering meals are featured inside the cookbook's pages. If enjoy The Elephant Walk restaurant, you will love this cooking resource. 


Format: Hardcover and dust jacket, 324 pages 

Copyright: 1998 

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 

Author: Katherine Neustadt and Longteine De Monteiro 

ISBN: 9780395892534

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Description: Elephant Walk cookbook from the Cambodian restaurants in Massachucetts (Boston, Cambridge and Waltham) brings you dishes from Cambodia. The cuisine of Cambodia is as varied as its geography. From the people of India, Cambodian cooks adapted the art of blending spice pastes. From the Chinese, they borrowed soy sauce and noodles; from the French, techniques for baking good bread; and from the Portuguese and Spanish colonialists, chili peppers, beans, tomatoes and corn. The result is a rich interweaving of influences in dishes that feature the nation's abundant fruits, vegetables, seafood and fresh herbs and spices. 

Here for the first time, in the Elephant Walk cookbook, the traditional cooking of Cambodia is presented for the American table, from the sophisticated dishes of the highest levels of society to the simple food of marketplaces, rural villages and seaside towns. Each of the 150 recipes -- from Pork Brochettes with Shredded Coconut to Stir-Fried Beef with Chinese Celery to Grilled Chicken with Lemongrass -- is entirely accessible to home cooks. 

Replete with photographs from the authors' collections and with a fully illustrated glossary of ingredients, this cookbook is a fascinating introduction to the little-known culinary traditions of a complex country. 


Condition: Bookboards, interior pages and dust jacket are in beautiful condition. 

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