Coconut & Sambal

£26.00

Beyond Indonesia’s lush rainforests, tropical seas and abundant rice fields lies a country not often seen by visitors. It is one of bustling local markets, lively street food stalls, colourful shops and houses and generous community spirit. From these islands comes one of the most diverse cuisines in the world, weaving flavours of lemongrass, chilli, tamarind and coconut into dishes that are fragrant, colourful and bold. In this book, Australian-born chef Lara Lee takes us on a journey to trace her family’s Indonesian roots, and in the kitchens of her grandmother, extended family and welcoming strangers alike, she discovers the secrets to real Indonesian cookery. Now she shares more than 80 authentic, mouth-watering recipes that have been passed down through the generations, so you can recreate dishes such as nasi goreng, beef rendang, chilli prawn satay and pandan cake.

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—Selected by the New York Times as one of the best cookbooks of 2020—Be transported to the bountiful islands of Indonesia by this collection of fragrant, colourful and mouth-watering recipes.‘An exciting and panoramic selection of dishes and snacks’ – Fuchsia Dunlop, author of The Food of Sichuan Coconut & Sambal reveals the secrets behind authentic Indonesian cookery. With more than 80 traditional and vibrant recipes that have been passed down through the generations, you will discover dishes such as Nasi goreng, Beef rendang, Chilli prawn satay and Pandan cake, alongside a variety of recipes for sambals: fragrant, spicy relishes that are undoubtedly the heart and soul of every meal. Lara uses simple techniques and easily accessible ingredients throughout Coconut and Sambal, interweaving the recipes with beguiling tales of island life and gorgeous travel photography that shines a light on the magnificent, little-known cuisine of Indonesia. What are you waiting for? Travel the beautiful islands of Indonesia and taste the different regions through these recipes.’Start with Lara’s fragrant chicken soup, do lots of exploring on the way whilst dousing everything with spoonfuls of sambal, and end with her coconut and pandan sponge cake’ – Yotam Ottolenghi, author of SIMPLE‘An incredibly delicious Indonesian meal on your table every time’ – Jeremy Pang, chef and founder of School of Wok

Additional information

Weight 1.032 kg
Dimensions 24.6 × 18.9 × 2.2 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

285

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

641.59598 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

Coconut & Sambal

£26.00

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