The Asian region stretches from India, Burma and Sri Lanka to the southern border of China, encompassing mainland countries of Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, and other island countries of Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, and the Philippines. This region is a gourmet's paradise, where tastes mingle with subtle complexity, and the presentation is spectacular.
The wok and stir-frying are important part of the way food is cook. Steaming is used extensively for appetizers, main dishes and desserts. This book comprises of Asian Delights with a distinct flavor. The tropical climate of this region gives an abundance of exotic fruits like mangoes, lychees, pineapple; which are incorporated in the diet not just as fruits but also as ingredients for cooking.
Land-locked regions of Korea rely more on meats while islands like Japan and Indonesia get to have more seafood. Enjoy the variety of Asian cuisine! Beautifully presented with lots of color photographs.