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The Burmese Kitchen

Author : Copeland Marks
ISBN : 9781590772607
Genre : Cooking
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Well-known writer and food historian Copeland Marks again uses his unique talent for making exotic cuisines available to the home cook in The Burmese Kitchen, the first cookbook to examine the delicious cuisine and culture of this Central Asian country. Tracing its roots back some 2,500 years, Burmese cuisine results from a mixture of religious, tribal, and ethnic influences that produces delightfully varied dishes guaranteed to please even the most jaded palate. The recipes are diverse and reflect Burma’s regional differences. A bacon stew with mild sour flavorings show the Chinese influence from the north, while coconut spiced fish served in envelopes of cabbage points out Burma’s large and bountiful coastline. An especially interesting soup involving toasted rice and pork boiled in spices and shrimp flavoring is the invention of a tribe on the Thailand border. The cuisine of this fascinating, often-ignored nation emphasizes a dazzling array of ingredients and culinary techniques which will win praise for any cook.
Category: Cooking

Mandalay

Author : MiMi Aye
ISBN : 9781472959508
Genre : Cooking
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Influenced by its neighbours and the countries closest to it, Burmese food draws techniques and ingredients from Thailand, India and China but uses flavours of its own to make something subtle, delicious and unique. The food of Burma is little known, but MiMi seeks to change that within these pages, revealing its secrets and providing context to each recipe with stories from her time in Burma and her family's heritage. Beginning with a look at the ingredients that makes Burmese food unique – as well as suitable alternatives – MiMi goes on to discuss the special techniques and equipment needed before delving into chapters such as fritters, rice and noodles, salads, meat and fish and sweet snacks. Within these pages you'll find 100 incredible recipes, enabling you to create a taste of Burma in your own kitchen.
Category: Cooking

Burma Superstar

Author : Desmond Tan
ISBN : 9781607749516
Genre : Cooking
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From the beloved San Francisco restaurant, a mouthwatering collection of recipes, including Fiery Tofu, Garlic Noodles, the legendary Tea Leaf Salad, and many more. Never before have the vivid flavors of Burmese cooking been so achievable for home cooks. Known for its bustling tables, the sizzle of onions and garlic in the wok, and a wait time so legendary that customers start to line up before the doors even open—Burma Superstar is a Bay Area institution, offering diners a taste of the addictively savory and spiced food of Myanmar. With influences from neighboring India and China, as well as Thailand and Laos, Burmese food is a unique blend of flavors, and Burma Superstar includes such stand-out dishes as the iconic Tea Leaf Salad, Chili Lamb, Pork and Pumpkin Stew, Platha (a buttery layered flatbread), Spicy Eggplant, and Mohinga, a fish noodle soup that is arguably Myanmar’s national dish. Each of these nearly 90 recipes has been streamlined for home cooks of all experience levels, and without the need for special equipment or long lists of hard-to-find ingredients. Stunningly photographed, and peppered with essays about the country and its food, this inside look at the world of Burma Superstar presents a seductive glimpse of this jewel of Southeast Asia.
Category: Cooking

The Rangoon Sisters

Author : Amy Chung
ISBN : 9781473573659
Genre : Cooking
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'The Rangoon Sisters taught me everything I know about Burmese food. And now they can teach you too.' Grace Dent 'Amy and Emily's food is vibrant, colourful and packed with flavour. I can't wait to make everything in this book.' Melissa Hemsley Love Thai food? Addicted to Chinese and Indian? Then it is time to discover the flavours of Burma. The Rangoon Sisters is a celebration of the incredible food and flavours that are found throughout Myanmar, including over 80 evocative recipes that have been made easy and accessible for the modern home cook by supper club extraordinaires Emily and Amy Chung. Including chapters such as Snacks, Salads, Curries, Rice, Noodles and Sweets, the simple recipes are perfect for a quick weekday family meal or a comforting slow cook on a weekend. And the food is ideal for sharing and pairing: rich bowls of curry are contrasted with vibrant salads and heaps of steaming rice. Recipes include: Mohinga (fish chowder) Pumpkin curry Pickled tealeaf salad Stuffed aubergine curry Butterbean stew Coconut chicken noodles Mango and lime cheesecake With easy to follow instructions and no specialist equipment or expensive ingredients needed, The Rangoon Sisters is essential for anyone wanting to make delicious, simple Burmese food at home.
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The Best Of Burmese Cooking

Author : Aung Aung Taik
ISBN : 0877018332
Genre : Cooking
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Over 150 tempting, easy-to-follow recipes along with a history of Burmese cuisine, a glossary of ingredients, and tips on how to serve a Burmese meal.
Category: Cooking

Food Of Burma

Author : Claudia Saw Lwin
ISBN : 9781462909742
Genre : Cooking
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Burma, or Myanmar as it is now officially known, is a land of golden pagodas, mighty rivers and generous deltas. While the beauty of its countryside has long been famous, Burma's cuisine has been something of a secret, up until now. This book chronicles the development and distribution of food in Burma, from the deltas, plains, and mountains, to the great rivers and more. The Food of Burma shows the unique diversity of Burmese food and the manner in which it has developed over the years. Highlight within are chapters detailing traditional meals, cooking methods, celebratory festival food, and traditional ingredients. In addition to the vast amount of information regarding the history of Burmese food, this book also serves as a cookbook with over 60 authentic recipes from all over the country. Among the exciting dishes you can create at home are the national favorite, Rice Noodles in Fish Soup, the tangy Kaffir Lime Salad, or hearty Pork Balls Cooked in Sweet Soya Bean Sauce. Stunning photography coupled with detailed information on ingredients, as well as fascinating insights into the culture of this
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Myanmar Burma

Author : Helmut Köllner
ISBN : 3886184153
Genre : Burma
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These great-value guides cover destinations far and wide around the globe. Established in 1990, Nelles Guides sought to provide travelers with comprehensive destination coverage in a handy, take-along format. Today, the tradition continues. Nelles Guides are researched and written by local correspondents and are updated regularly. Each book has a well-rounded introduction that delves into the country's history and culture, tempting the reader to explore. The "What to See & Do" section for each area can cover anything from sightseeing and driving tours to jungle treks and visits to the local museums. You'll find detailed entries for restaurants, shopping, entertainment, festivals and more. All accommodations are categorized by price level, making it easy for the reader to select a place to suit his/her budget. Practical travel issues -- health concerns, climate & clothing, visa requirements, currency, transportation, etc. -- are also addressed.
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Whole Grain Cookbook

Author : A. D. Livingston
ISBN : 9781493001828
Genre : Cooking
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Grain truly is the staff of life—tasty, versatile, and highly nutritious. This terrific and comprehensive cookbook offers authentic, eclectic, homespun recipes that showcase a variety of different grains at their best, whether on their own or cooked with vegetables or meat. From the familiar oat to exotic ancient crops, The Whole Grain Cookbook celebrates the good eating offered by 20 different whole grains: amaranth, quinoa, corn (maize), wheat, spelt, QK-77, triticale, rye, oats, rice, barley, millet, teff, sorghum, fonio, buckwheat, chickpeas, beans and peas, seeds, and nuts. Also included is information on how to store whole grain and how to grind your own meal and flour with a home milling machine (as with coffee and pepper, freshly ground grains are more flavorful, and less expensive, than store-bought). Appetizing, informative, and uncomplicated, this is a resource you’ll return to again and again.
Category: Cooking

Burma

Author : Naomi Duguid
ISBN : 9781579655624
Genre : Cooking
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Winner, IACP Cookbook Award for Culinary Travel (2013) Naomi Duguid’s heralded cookbooks have always transcended the category to become “something larger and more important” (Los Angeles Times). Each in its own way is “a breakthrough book . . . a major contribution” (The New York Times). And as Burma opens up after a half century of seclusion, who better than Duguid—the esteemed author of Hot Sour Salty Sweet—to introduce the country and its food and flavors to the West. Located at the crossroads between China, India, and the nations of Southeast Asia, Burma has long been a land that absorbed outside influences into its everyday life, from the Buddhist religion to foodstuffs like the potato. In the process, the people of the country now known as Myanmar have developed a rich, complex cuisine that mekes inventive use of easily available ingredients to create exciting flavor combinations. Salads are one of the best entry points into the glories of this cuisine, with sparkling flavors—crispy fried shallots, a squeeze of fresh lime juice, a dash of garlic oil, a pinch of turmeric, some crunchy roast peanuts—balanced with a light hand. The salad tradition is flexible; Burmese cooks transform all kinds of foods into salads, from chicken and roasted eggplant to spinach and tomato. And the enticing Tea-Leaf Salad is a signature dish in central Burma and in the eastern hills that are home to the Shan people. Mohinga, a delicious blend of rice noodles and fish broth, adds up to comfort food at its best. Wherever you go in Burma, you get a slightly different version because, as Duguid explains, each region layers its own touches into the dish. Tasty sauces, chutneys, and relishes—essential elements of Burmese cuisine—will become mainstays in your kitchen, as will a chicken roasted with potatoes, turmeric, and lemongrass; a seafood noodle stir-fry with shrimp and mussels; Shan khaut swei, an astonishing noodle dish made with pea tendrils and pork; a hearty chicken-rice soup seasoned with ginger and soy sauce; and a breathtakingly simple dessert composed of just sticky rice, coconut, and palm sugar. Interspersed throughout the 125 recipes are intriguing tales from the author’s many trips to this fascinating but little-known land. One such captivating essay shows how Burmese women adorn themselves with thanaka, a white paste used to protect and decorate the skin. Buddhism is a central fact of Burmese life: we meet barefoot monks on their morning quest for alms, as well as nuns with shaved heads; and Duguid takes us on tours of Shwedagon, the amazingly grand temple complex on a hill in Rangoon, the former capital. She takes boats up Burma’s huge rivers, highways to places inaccessible by road; spends time in village markets and home kitchens; and takes us to the farthest reaches of the country, along the way introducing us to the fascinating people she encounters on her travels. The best way to learn about an unfamiliar culture is through its food, and in Burma: Rivers of Flavor, readers will be transfixed by the splendors of an ancient and wonderful country, untouched by the outside world for generations, whose simple recipes delight and satisfy and whose people are among the most gracious on earth.
Category: Cooking

Bountiful Burmese Recipes

Author : Anthony Boundy
ISBN : 1689282169
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Have you longed to sample the exotic dishes of Burma?Do you want to try them at home, without the travel expense of visiting the Asian country of Burma, also called Myanmar?Burmese recipes are quite unique, but you can recreate many of their native tastes in your own kitchen. This cookbook points the way to authentic dishes that are made in other areas of the world, including your little corner of it. The cuisine of Burma includes various dishes from the regions of their country. Their food has been quite influenced by Thailand, China and India. Burma also has its own local and immigrant ethnic dishes. Fish sauce is used extensively in Burma. It is especially important in the country's coastal cities. You'll find poultry, pork and beef used more often in their landlocked cities. They also serve wonderful fresh water shrimp and fish, along with paste made from them. Salads are often served in Burma, as well. They usually include rice or wheat noodles, vermicelli, glass noodles or rice. Burmese salads often contain fish paste, pickled tea, limes, tomatoes, ginger and potatoes. You can master the art of Burmese cooking without ever leaving your home. Give it a try!
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Indian Chinese Cooking From The Himalayan Rim

Author : Copeland Marks
ISBN : 9781590774496
Genre : Cooking
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On his latest adventure, the ‘Indian Jones of the culinary world’ journeys through the kitchens of East Asia, including the cuisines of Calcutta, Kashmir, and Sikkim. As always, Copeland Marks documents more than just the recipes of these areas, but also fascinating historical facts and personal tales about their origins. A unique food-and-travel-guide, Indian & Chinese Cooking from the Himalayan Rim features over 200 authentic recipes for the adventurous cook. When exploring a land’s cuisine, Copeland Marks’ trademark method is to immerse himself in the culture, spending months cooking with its best chefs, professional cooks, and home cooks. The result: another authentic and appetizing addition to his highly praised series of cookbooks.
Category: Cooking

Flavors From Home

Author : Aimee Zaring
ISBN : 9780813160931
Genre : Cooking
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Each year, the United States legally resettles tens of thousands of refugees who have fled their homelands. Refugees, unlike economic migrants, are forced to leave their countries of origin or are driven out by violence or persecution. As these individuals and their families struggle to adapt to a new culture, the kitchen often becomes one of the few places where they are able to return "home." Preparing native cuisine is one way they can find comfort in an unfamiliar land, retain their customs, reconnect with their past, and preserve a sense of identity. In Flavors from Home, Aimee Zaring shares fascinating and moving stories of courage, perseverance, and self-reinvention from Kentucky's resettled refugees. Each chapter features a different person or family and includes carefully selected recipes. These traditional dishes have nourished both body and soul for people like Huong "CoCo" Tran, who fled South Vietnam in 1975 when Communist troops invaded Saigon, or Kamala Pati Subedi, who was stripped of his citizenship and forced out of Bhutan because of political and religious persecution. Whether shared at farmers' markets, restaurants, community festivals, or simply among friends and neighbors, these native dishes contribute to the ongoing evolution of American comfort food just as the refugees themselves are redefining what it means to be American. Featuring more than forty recipes from around the globe, Flavors from Home reaches across the table to explore the universal language of food.
Category: Cooking

The Chowhound S Guide To The San Francisco Bay Area

Author : Chowhound
ISBN : 9781101221440
Genre : Travel
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With more than 740,000 visitors a month, Chowhound.com has become a favorite source of information for those who want to take their dining experiences off the beaten path. So why should San Francisco eaters limit their choices to the same old locales found in most restaurant guides? As fun to read as it is comprehensive, The Chowhound’s Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area is all about finding the perfect bite for every occasion, focusing on the undiscovered gems that will generate tomorrow’s buzz. From the best Chinatown noodle shops and secret tamale ladies to sumptuous sushi meccas and sensational stock-up stops for a romantic Sonoma picnic, this is the richest treasure trove of San Francisco restaurants, cafes, take-out counters, delis, farmer’s markets, and food carts ever compiled. On the web: http://www.chowhound.com
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The Food Lover S Guide To The Best Ethnic Eating In New York City

Author : Robert Sietsema
ISBN : 155970716X
Genre : Travel
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A restaurant guide to more than six hundred restaurants in eighty national and cultural groupings is comprised mostly of affordable locations and includes profiles of both famous and hole-in-the-corner eateries. Original.
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Asian Kitchen

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ISBN : 9781462905324
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Prepare a wide range of dishes from all over Asia with this easy-to-follow Asian cookbook. Savor the authentic flavors of dishes from every part of Asia with The Asian Kitchen—from the spicy satays of Bali to the fragrant spring rolls of Saigon and the hearty barbecued beef ribs of Seoul. In this remarkable compilation, you'll find recipes from every major country in Asia—Burma, China, India, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam. Complete menus are suggested for each cuisine consisting of appetizers, salads, soups, noodles, rice dishes, vegetables, poultry, meat, seafood, desserts and drinks. Authentic Asian recipes include: Tangy Thai salads Flavorful Vietnamese soups Aromatic Indian curries Hearty Chinese noodles Exquisite Malaysian sambals Delicate Japanese sushi rolls Take a flavorful and aromatic tour of Asia within the comfort of your own home and kitchen with the recipes in The Asian Kitchen. Surprise your friends and entertain your family with interesting stories about faraway dishes and Asian cuisines that taste incredible. Each recipe is simple to prepare, and the ingredients are easy to find. Clear color photographs show you exactly what the dishes look like!
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Collection Of The Most Authentic Flavors Of Burma

Author : Valeria Ray
ISBN : 1076603432
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If you are looking forward to discovering an exotic cuisine, the Burmese Cookbook will please all of your senses. When you prepare the food, you will be able to experience the culture and tradition of the Burmese people. This specific cuisine is considered to be quite challenging, as the meals can be complicated for many. But, be sure that this is the ultimate guide for you. With having so many exotic ingredients on the list, these recipes will make your kitchen smell so wonderful. In case you are wondering about which recipes are included, here is a short list of the most popular ones: - Burmese Shan Noodles with an extraordinary taste - Golden Egg Curry that tastes the same as the one prepared by local chef - an Instagram-worthy Burmese Rainbow Salad - Coconut Noodle Soup that will impress you with the unique taste You are only one step away from all of the exotic deliciousness. Don't postpone anymore and grab your copy right now!
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