- Series: Essential Kitchen
- Hardcover: 112 pages
- Publisher: Periplus Editions (March 2000)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 962593264X
- ISBN-13: 978-9625932644
- Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 9.4 x 0.7 inches
The wok is a wonderful and versatile addition to the kitchen. Traditionally used to prepare Asian stir-fries, this large, curved pan is equally indispensable for cooking a wide range of recipes for every course of a meal, from steaming hot soups, to succulent meat, poultry, and seafood, to irresistible desserts.
As the recipes in this book show, wok cooking is quick and easy, and with its emphasis on fresh ingredients prepared to retain their nutrients, textures and flavors, is also healthy. This outstanding collection features such Asian specialties as Fried Chicken Won Tons and Red Curry Beef, Warm Pumpkin and Lentil Salad and Lime and Coconut Pudding with Lime Ginger Syrup are among the innovative creations that will tempt your taste buds. Whether you are acquiring your first wok or are an experienced wok cook, the recipes ensure that wok cooking is convenient, practical and delicious.
Filled with inspiring, elegant photographs, this beautifully designed book will provide you with many delectable meals suitable for any occasion.