Tradewinds and Coconuts: A Reminiscence and Recipes from the Pacific Islandsby Jennifer Brennan
Tradewinds and Coconuts presents the cuisine and culture of the
When author Jennifer Brennan lived in Guam, she saw and sampled the bounty of delights that can only be found in the lush Pacific Islands: exotic meats, unusual seafoods, and extraordinary fresh fruits and vegetables, all brought together with flavors and spices in delicious new combinations.
Tradewinds and Coconuts presents the cuisine and culture of the Pacific Islands with recipes, personal anecdotes, descriptions of native ingredients, and original artwork. Tradewinds and Coconuts is a cookbook, a reminiscence, and a colorful glimpse of island living. Inside the home cook will learn about:
* Oceanic appetizers-from hors d'oeuvres to stewy soups to luscious tropical salads
* Foods from in and around the sea-tantalizing recipes made from mollusks, crustaceans, amphibious reptiles, and Pacific Ocean fish
* Mouth-watering meats-from the familiar to the exotic
* Authentic preparation-cooking in an earth-pit oven
Author Bio: Jennifer Brennan taught Indian and Southeast Asian cooking at her California cooking school, The Asian Experience. For five years, she wrote a weekly column on Asian food and cooking for The Los Angeles Herald-Examiner and has contributed to magazines such as Bon Apetit and Food & Wine. She is the author/illustrator of The Cuisines of Asia: Nine Great Oriental Cuisines by Technique, The Original Thai Cookbook, One-Dish Meals of Asia, and Food of India. She is also co-owner of Curries and Bugles, a new Raj cuisine restaurant in San Diego.
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