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Popular Asian Cookbooks

Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.58.29 PMChinese Cooking Made Easy by Daniel Reid

Discover how easy it is to create mouthwatering Chinese cuisine in your own kitchen with this easy-to-follow Chinese cookbook. Chinese cooking is easily made as most ingredients can be readily purchased from general food stores, supermarkets and even online ! Chinese Cooking Made Easy features a selection of 55 delicious Chinese dishes that are easy to prepare at home, and light and healthy too. Clear recipes, step-by-step photographs and a glossary of ingredients ensure fantastic results every time!

Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.55.12 PMHomestyle Chinese Cooking by Daniel Reid

Home cooking is always a favorite, no matter where you are. With over 30 clear color photos, Homestyle Chinese Cooking has everything you need to create 35 easy, light, healthy, delicious, and authentic home cooked Chinese recipes. This Chinese cookbook contains authentic, homestyle recipes for appetizers, rice, noodles, soups, seafood, meat, poultry, and vegetables. Each recipe includes cook time, prep time, and serving sizes. Enjoy!


Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.55.24 PMMaangchi’s Big Book of Korean Cooking From Everyday Meals to Celebration Cuisine by Maangchi Martha Rose Shulman

The New York Times Best Cookbooks of Fall 2019

Eater Best Fall Cookbooks 2019

Bon Appetit’s “Fall Cookbooks We’ve Been Waiting All Summer For”

Amazon’s Pick for Best Fall Cookbooks 2019

Forbes Finds 15 New Cookbooks for Fall 2019

The definitive book on Korean cuisine by “YouTube’s Korean Julia Child”* and the author of Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking

*New York Times

Despite the huge popularity of Korean restaurants, there has been no comprehensive book on Korean cooking—until now. Maangchi’s Big Book of Korean Cooking is a wide, deep journey to the heart of a food-obsessed culture.

The book contains the favorite dishes Maangchi has perfected over the years, from Korean barbecue and fried chicken to bulgogi and bibimbap. It explores topics not covered in other Korean cookbooks.

Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.55.32 PMKorean Home Cooking by Sohui Kim, Rachel Wharton

In Korean Home Cooking, Sohui Kim shares the authentic Korean flavors found in the dishes at her restaurant and the recipes from her family. Sohui is well-regarded for her sense of sohnmat, a Korean phrase that roughly translates to ‘taste of the hand,’ or an ease and agility with making food taste delicious. With 100 recipes, Korean Home Cooking is a comprehensive look at Korean cuisine.


Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.55.38 PMCooking The Japanese Way by Reiko Weston

Part of the Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks series

*This title is part of the hoopla BONUS BORROWS COLLECTION! For a limited time, this is one of 1000+ titles you can borrow without using any of your monthly hoopla Borrows!* Employing only the freshest foods, Japanese cooks strive to show their deep respect for nature. By using principles of freshness, simplicity, and beauty, Japanese cooks prepare and serve food they consider art.

Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.55.44 PMJapanese Cooking Made Simple by Various Authors

A Japanese Cookbook with Authentic Recipes for Ramen, Bento, Sushi & More

Learn how to cook authentic Japanese food with this straightforward Japanese cookbook. Japanese Cooking Made Simple will help you create delicious, authentic Japanese meals at home.



Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.55.52 PMEasy Indian Cooking by Hari Nayak

101 Fresh & Feisty Indian Recipes

Easy Indian Cooking is a wonderful collection of easy and authentic Indian recipes anyone can make at home! The over 100 recipes found in Easy Indian Cooking have been modified to suit a modern lifestyle, and all of them can be prepared with ingredients available at any local supermarket or health food store. The preparation and cooking techniques have been simplified to save time without sacrificing any of the authentic Indian flavor.

Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.55.58 PMIndian Vegetarian Cooking by Devagi Sanmugam

With its clear photography and easy to read recipes, Indian Vegetarian Cooking contains everything you need to create over 40 healthy and authentic Indian meals. This cookbook contains recipes for meat free meals from all over the diverse subcontinent. Featured within are recipes for curries, soups, snacks, rice, chutneys, masalas, and vegetables.



Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.56.03 PMEasy Thai Cooking by Robert Danhi, Corinne Trang

75 Family-Style Dishes You Can Prepare in Minutes

Cook delicious and beautiful Thai dishes with this easy-to-follow Thai cookbook. Thai cuisine has taken the world by storm. Its rich combinations of sweet, sour, salty and spicy flavors makes Thai dining a complete sensory pleasure. Many people think that Thai dishes are difficult to prepare, but James Beard nominee and CIA trained chef, Robert Danhi proves that isn’t so.

Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.56.09 PMMalaysian Cooking by Carol Selva Rajah

A Master Cook Reveals Her Best Recipes

Cook spicy and fragrant dishes with this innovative and easy-to-follow Malaysian Cookbook. Carol Selva Rajah, a well respected authority and dedicated educator in the field of Asian culinary culture, honors her childhood memories of sweet-smelling and fragrant kitchen aromas in her newest Asian cookbook, Malaysian Cooking, which also features a foreword by David Thompson, winner of the James Beard Award and IACP Finalist for Thai Food.

Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.56.15 PMCooking The Vietnamese Way by Chi Nguyen, Judy Monroe

Part of the Easy Menu Ethnic Cookbooks series

*This title is part of the hoopla BONUS BORROWS COLLECTION! For a limited time, this is one of 1000+ titles you can borrow without using any of your monthly hoopla Borrows!* Vietnam’s warm climate allows for an abundance of rice, fresh fruits, and vegetables that are the mainstays of Vietnamese meals. Its seas yield the fish that produce the fish sauce that is a trademark of Vietnamese cooking. Discover the distinctive flavors of Vietnam and its dishes.


Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.56.21 PMSingapore Cooking by Terry Tan, Christopher Tan

Fabulous Recipes from Asia’s Food Capital

An abiding Singaporean passion, food is a central part of life on this multicultural island quite simply because there’s so much of it that’s so good! Singapore Cooking, featuring a foreword by David Thompson, is a fabulous collection of beloved local classics, including the most extraordinary Chicken Rice and Chili Crab you will have ever eaten, as well as less common but equally delightful dishes, such as Ayam Tempra (Spicy Sweet-and-Sour Stir-Fried Chicken) and Nasi Ulam (Herbal Rice Salad).

Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.56.27 PMIndonesian Cooking by Dina Yuen

Satays, Sambals And More

Cook fresh and vibrant dishes with this friendly and instructive Indonesian cookbook. Indonesian Cooking is Chef Dina Yuen’s culinary exploration of the world’s largest and most diverse archipelago-the fabled Spice Islands of Indonesia. Indonesian food is easy to make with ingredients readily found in any well-stocked supermarket. Bring the tastes of Indonesia home with the help of Indonesian Cooking! Authentic Indonesian recipes include: • Chicken and Potato Croquettes • Oxtail Soup • Avocado and Smoked Salmon Salad • Banjar Chicken Steak • And many more…

Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.56.34 PMFun With Asian Food by Devagi Sanmugam

A Kid’s Cookbook

This Asian cookbook for kids contains fun and easy recipes that children will love to cook and dishes that even the pickiest eaters will savor! Introducing Anneke and Max, a lovable brother and sister, who have great fun cooking and eating the favorite dishes of the countries of Asia! Anneke and Max love dressing up in the colorful clothes of each country and readers will also learn about the culture and origin of each food depicted. This book is aimed at children ages 6 -12, but readers of all ages will find much to enjoy.

Screen Shot 2020-05-13 at 7.56.40 PMAsian Cooking Made Easy by Various Authors

Part of the Learn to Cook series

Asian Cooking Made Easy features over 40 delicious recipes from the kitchens of China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. Treat yourself to the authentic tastes and sensations of Asian food, from delightful starters such as Crabmeat Omelet to tasty seafood and noodle recipes including Fish Steaks in Fragrant Coconut Gravy and Singapore Hokkien Mee. Taste the subtle blends and rich flavors of Asian cuisine with this handy cookbook. Featuring easy, clear recipes and step-by-step photographs, along with a glossary of ingredients, Asian Cooking Made Easy will help ensure fantastic results every time!

-Hongmei, Adult Services and Acquisitions Librarian

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