Tiger Lily Flavours of the Orient Cookbook

Tiger Lily Flavors of the Orient Cookbook brings you Chinese, Indonesian, Sri Lankan, and other Asian dishes. Enjoy learning recipes for a variety of cuisines. At the time of writing, Tiger Lily company produced spice mixes, relishes and other products sold in markets and stores in London. This cookbook is published in UK English. 


Format: Hardcover and dust jacket, 168 pages

Copyright: 1996 

Publisher: Piatkus, London 

Author: Rani King & Chandra Khan 


ISBN: 9780749916787

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Description: Sisters Rani King and Chandra Khan have made it their mission to bring the wonderful tastes of the Orient into our homes, by passing on their secret family recipes. Having lived in many different countries, and experienced the best cuisine in each, they are able to share with you not only sensational recipes but also a flavour of the different lands and cultures.  

Rani and Chandra encourage you to fill your kitchen with the wonderful aromas of dishes like loin yum kung, a clear spicy shrimp and lemon soup with its contrasts of hot and sour flavours; char siti, roast or barbecued Chinese pork marinated in hoi sin sauce, sweet sherry and sugar; Sri Lankan beef smoore, tender meat gently braised in coconut milk; succulent Chinese jewel fish in lemon sauce, which is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate; rati djala, lacy Indonesian pancakes that visually echo the ornate mouldings found in Oriental temples; Indonesian grilled chicken with its lovely buttery crust and tantalizing spicy smell; and muscat, a Sri Lankan sweetmeat that is delicately flavoured and fragranced with rose-water and cardamom. 

Whatever you choose to cook, the process should be fun and effortless. "Life is too short to grate a coconut', say Rani and Chandra, who want you to be able to share in the edible treasures of their homelands without expending a lot of time and energy. To help you achieve this they share their invaluable tips and shortcuts for creating the exceptional taste sensations that make Oriental cooking so special. All the ingredients are readily available and there are menu suggestions to help you put together complete Oriental meals 

Tiger Lily Flavours of the Orient is an exceptional book. You only have to open its pages to find yourself immersed in the magic of the East. 


Condition: Very good condition. 

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