7000 Islands: Cherished Recipes and Stories from the Philippines

7000 Islands: Cherished Recipes and Stories from the Philippines

by Yasmin Newman

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Overview

A beautiful, comprehensive, and evocative cookbook on a relatively undiscovered cuisine.

Despite the Philippines' location right in the middle of Southeast Asia, most people know very little about the country and even less about the cuisine. For Filipinos, food is more than a pleasurable pursuit; it is the cultural language. It can be seen through the prism of its unique and colorful history, with influences from Malaysia, Spain, China, Mexico, and the US adding to the cuisine's rich texture.

Divided into thirteen chapters—Dipping sauces; Breakfast; Soups; Everyday food; Seafood; Party food; Barbecue food; Rice and noodles; Vegetables and salads; Bar and finger food; Snacks; Desserts; and Drinks—7000 Islands is a beautifully illustrated guide to Filipino food and an insight into the culture and history of the Philippines.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781743794913
Publisher: Hardie Grant
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Series: No Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 589,816
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Yasmin Newman is a food and travel writer, photographer and TV presenter of Filipino heritage. 7000 Islands, her first book, is a journey through the exotic land of her mother. She has also subsequently written The Desserts of New York, which involved packing up her young family to live with her brother for a foodlover's adventure in one of the world's most iconic cities.

Table of Contents

The beginning 10

A food portrait of the Philippines 16

Sawsawan | Dipping Sauces 22

Almusal | Breakfast 46

Sabaw | Soups 68

Ulam | Everyday Food 86

Pagkaing Dagat | Seafood 116

Pagkain Pang Fiesta | Party Food 136

Inihaw | Barbecue Food 168

Kanin at Pancit | Rice and Noodles 186

Gulay at Ensalada | Vegetables and Salads 214

Pulutan at Pica-Pica | Bar and Finger Food 232

Merienda | Snacks 248

Minatamis | Desserts 282

Inumin | Drinks 310

Housekeeping 326

Index 328

Acknowledgements 335

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