Buy The Complete Asian Cookbook Revised edition by Charmaine Solomon ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free . The Complete Asian Cookbook has ratings and 25 reviews. notgettingenough said: Down Australia way this has been the definitive general text since lon. With over recipes from 16 countries, Charmaine Solomon’s The Complete Asian Cookbook is the perfect introduction to the food of Asia. Charmaine.

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Because they have used a weird font to introduce the recipes; it looks cute and Asiany, which is no doubt that the ‘book stylist’ Lord save us from stylists thought would look good, but the only important thing to a font is that it is fucking readable.

The Complete Asian Cookbook (New edition)

It’s true, it was one of charmaind early sorties into cooking, but still It’s a great reference. Very informative, a classic! Other books in this series. Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore Charmaine Solomon.

Jan 16, Bruce Williams rated it it was amazing. These observations pertain only to the Hardie Grant recent revised hard cover edition of this book. Japan and Korea Charmaine Solomon.

It has over recipes from countries from India and Pakistan to Japan. I guess even recipe books can be obtained, used, for different objectives, aims.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Written with the home cook in mind, Charmaine’s recipes are straightforward, simple to follow and work every time. Cokkbook all 4 comments. We’re sorry but we had trouble running your search.


There are numerous color photographs. Oct 13, Fredrick Danysh rated it liked it Shelves: Sep 26, notgettingenough rated it really liked it Shelves: Feb 15, limber tender rated it it was amazing. I like the way it makes the recipes clear and precise even for a novice. The recipes are easy to follow, though more photographs of the end result would be nice, and while many familiar dishes are included, there are cooknook of new ones for me to try.

Published first published September 1st Sri Lanka and the Philippines Charmaine Solomon. If the curry isn’t quite red enough, add the paprika because while it isn’t used in Sri Lanka, using enough chilli to give the required colour would mean a curry too hot for most people.

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Books by Charmaine Solomon. Refresh and try again. Charmaine Solomon comes from a family of exceptionally good cooks. Like I can be arsed to find a cup that is ml. Heat ghee or oil and on low heat fry fenugreek seeds and curry leaves until they start to brown. She has taught Southeast Asian, Chinese and international cooking, and her books are sold throughout the world. Recommended to Beebee by: I happened to pick this up off a remainder table in Toronto years ago, charmane it’s a great cookbook.

Came back from my first overseas trip indetermined to learn more about food.

You have guided me for more than 30 years in my culinary fumblings, with deftness, grace, flavour, spice, imagination and mouth-watering deliciousness. Nov 18, Julian rated it it was amazing Shelves: Add tomatoes, whole spices and lemon grass. I was disappointed to find the laksa recipe nowhere near as good as my favourite restaurant versions. Some reviews panned it. Something makes this feel less accessible than some – perhaps just the weight and number of pages, or the number of countries covered, but every time I’ve started cooking a different cuisine it contains, I’ve come back to this book and found the chapter to be a surprisingly good set of recipes.


An Australian classic which is quite dated now, as a lot of the ingredients are substitute compromises from the bad old days when you couldn’t get the real thing in the major cities of Australia. Thanks for telling us about the problem. To ask other readers questions about The Complete Asian Cookbookplease sign up. Add to my collections. Introduction Read this Chapter Using desiccated coconut Using fresh coconut. Mar 22, Jeff Gehrig rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Return to Book Page.

Inspiring and a joy forever. Tim suen jeung 1. Apr 22, Catrien Deys rated it it was amazing. The concepts and purpose of food in Asian societies is discussed and well a the butchering of chickens and fish. Want to Read saving….

Add onion, garlic and ginger and fry gently until onions are soft and golden. Sep 04, Beebee rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: A warm and informative companion, with me since But the book is almost like an encyclopedia of Asian cooking.

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