Easy Exotic: Low-Fat Recipes from Around the World

Easy Exotic: Low-Fat Recipes from Around the World

by Padma Lakshmi
     
 

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From international model Padma Lakshmicomes a collection of low-fat recipes that are delicious and simple to prepare. New in paperback, a tie-in to the upcoming, 13 part series starring Padma Lakshmi, to air on the Food Network in September. As an international model, Padmas schedule often leaves her with very little time to cook; yet she manages to create healthy and

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From international model Padma Lakshmicomes a collection of low-fat recipes that are delicious and simple to prepare. New in paperback, a tie-in to the upcoming, 13 part series starring Padma Lakshmi, to air on the Food Network in September. As an international model, Padmas schedule often leaves her with very little time to cook; yet she manages to create healthy and delicious meals. From her family and experiences of travel, she has put together easy-to-prepare recipes for the health-conscious chef. Each dish can be prepared in thirty minutes or less.

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Library Journal
Here are two celebrity cookbooks by celebrities, not celebrity chefs. Singer Labelle loves food and cooking; she even takes her pots and pans with her when she's on tour so that she can whip up a meal in her hotel room after a show. Here are recipes for what she likes best, many of them family favorites handed down from her grandmother, mother, and others: Pass-It-On Pot Roast, Aunt Verdelle's Savory Red Rice, Fierce Fried Corn, Baby Henry's Bread Pudding. Childhood memories, anecdotes about life on the road, and touching recollections about her family are interspersed throughout the book. LaBelle's memoir, Don't Block the Blessings (Riverhead, 1996), was a huge best seller, and her cookbook is sure to be popular. Lakshmi is a supermodel who was born in India, grew up in the United States, and travels frequently to exotic--and less-exotic--locales for her job. Here she sets down about five dozen recipes for the food she likes to cook and eat, organized by country (or continent) of origin: Spain, France, Italy, India, Asia, and Morocco. Most are standards, and the text, while well written, would seem to be of little interest to anyone other than supermodel groupies. Not a necessary purchase.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786886128
Publisher:
Miramax Books
Publication date:
09/06/2000
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

What People are saying about this

Rocco DiSpirito
Rocco DiSpirito, Chef/Proprietor, Union Pacific
...reestablishes the allure of the world's diverse cuisines...exciting flavor combinations speak directly to the sensibilities of the modern American palate.
David Rosengarten
David Rosengarten, The Food Network
...truly sensual food... from the world's most sensual cookbook author! Delicious.

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