The Filipino Cookbook: 85 Homestyle Recipes to Delight Your Family and Friends by Miki Garcia, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
The Filipino Cookbook: 85 Homestyle Recipes to Delight Your Family and Friends

The Filipino Cookbook: 85 Homestyle Recipes to Delight Your Family and Friends

by Miki Garcia
     
 

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Learn authentic and delicious recipes with this beautifully illustrated Filipino cookbook.

This delightful collection of 85 tried and tested recipes from the Philippines showcases the full range of authentic dishes from the country. Each region has its own distinct food culture and the book relates the secrets o=and soul of dishes that create the cultural

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Learn authentic and delicious recipes with this beautifully illustrated Filipino cookbook.

This delightful collection of 85 tried and tested recipes from the Philippines showcases the full range of authentic dishes from the country. Each region has its own distinct food culture and the book relates the secrets o=and soul of dishes that create the cultural mosaic that is the Philippines.

The Filipino Cookbook features easy, step-by-step instructions that Filipinos and non-Filipinos alike will enjoy. Learn to make the famous vegetable dishes of the Tagalog peninsula to the seafood and noodles of the Visayan Islands and the spicy and colorful curries of Mindanao. Learn to make a perfect Pinakbet (Sauteed Vegetables with Shrimp Paste) or a delicious Halo-Halo (Mixed Fruits Dessert). Regale your friends with a wonderfully easy Paella (Rice and Seafood Medley) and Morcon (Stuffed Beef Roll) or an amazing bowl of Pininyahang Manok (Chicken with Pineapple).

Utilizing readily available ingredients, The Filipino Cookbook allows the home cook to create authentic Filipino food at home, whether you are one of the 4 million Filipino-Americans living in the United States or simply interested in trying something new.

Authentic Filipino recipes include:

  • Pan de Sal Bread Rolls
  • Wonton Soup
  • Crispy Lechon Pork
  • Chicken Adobo
  • Sweet and Sour Fish
  • Mung Bean and Spinach Stew
  • Noodles with Shrimp and Tofu
  • Sweet Banana and Jackfruit Rolls
  • Iced Tapioca Pearl and Jelly Drink

Editorial Reviews

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"A delightful collection of 80 tried and tested recipes, The Filipino Cookbook showcases a full range of authentic Filipino dishes." —The Asian Journal

"'Fried rice is a staple in all Asian countries where rice is eaten daily', wrote Miki Garcia in The Filipino Cookbook. She noted that Filipino fried rice is garlicky, and is often accompanied by Filipino sausages ...Filipinos like their fried rice garnished with crispy fried garlic or chopped green onion." —The Jerusalem Post

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804840880
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
05/20/2010
Edition description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
207,778
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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Meet the Author

Miki Garcia is a journalist by training and a food aficionado by vocation. She obtained her Master's Degree in Journalism in England. She resides in San Francisco, CA.

Luca Invernizzi Tettoni, an internationally acclaimed photographer, lived and worked in Asia from 1973 until 2013. Among his many books on Asian culture are Tropical Asian Style, Thai Style, and Filipino Style .

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