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Flavors Of Indonesia: William Wongso's Culinary WondersFlavors Of Indonesia: William Wongso's Culinary Wonders by Wongso, William W.

The quintessential tastes of Indonesia are rich yet subtle, complex yet elegant. Each region of Indonesia is home to a distinctive cuisine, many of which trace back to the marvelous, abundant history of these islands. In this great nation, food is about creating a harmonious melange of diverse flavors, passions, beliefs, and traditions. Flavors of Indonesia is a beautifully illustrated Indonesian cookbook, culinary guide and cultural exploration that introduces readers to the specialties and characteristics of the world's largest archipelago. Celebrated chef and Indonesian TV personality William Wongso takes you on a journey through Indonesia, retracing the religious, architectural, and culinary history of Java as seen through the island's royal cuisine.

Cita Rasa Indonesia: Ekspresi Kuliner William WongsoCita Rasa Indonesia: Ekspresi Kuliner William Wongso by Wongso, William

Buku ini memperkenalkan keistimewaan dan kekhasan masakan daerah Indonesia sebagai negara kepulauan terbesar di dunia. Para pakar dan pecinta masakan, serta mereka yang menaruh perhatian, akan menghargai deskripsi detil tentang harta terpendam kuliner dari setiap daerah, yang dilengkapi latar belakang sejarahnya. William Wongso mengajak Anda berkelana ke antero Indonesia: dari Barat yang memikat hingga ke Timur yang misterius. Anda akan menelusuri kembali kejayaan kerajaan di pulau Jawa yang terlihat melalui ritual keagamaan, arsitektur dan kuliner melalui masakan di keratonnya. Kenali lebih dekat rempah-rempah tempo dulu dan bahan-bahan segar sambil blusukan di pasar-pasar tradisional Sumatra. Cicipi masakan seru Sulawesi dan nikmati pengalaman kuliner lainnya. Sebagaimana di negara-negara Asia Tenggara lainnya, beberapa makanan Indonesia yang paling lezat justru dijual di pinggir jalan atau gang-gang sempit. William Wongso berbagi kisah tentang makanan dan penganan jalanan yang harus dicicipi ini dalam bab khusus. Tak lupa ia mendeskripsikan bahan makanan dan rempah apa yang paling banyak digunakan di Indonesia.

Ask Me, Ask Me, Ask Me: Random Questions For Awesome ConversationsAsk Me, Ask Me, Ask Me: Random Questions For Awesome Conversations by Potter, Patrick

How to answer a question: Talk, write, type, whisper, shout, sing, broadcast or daydream. For more instructions see your imagination. This little book of precisely one squillion random questions to ask your friends will make you the most fun person in the group to talk to in any situation. If the chat is dry this book is the rain. If the banter is awkward this book is the confidence boost. Nothing makes people blossom like the appliance of attention. Ask people questions. It makes them happier. It makes you happier. Everybody you think you know can surprise you. Break out of the old routines. Spice up your relationships. This mega dose of super random questions are so much fun to ask and answer that pretty soon everybody will be hollering Ask me! Ask me! Ask me!

SourdoughSourdough by Goernemann, Martina

This book celebrates the complexity and simplicity of sourdough bread making which offers a nourishing and meditative counterpoint to stressful lives and fast food. Sourdough bread, delicious, tangy, satisfying, is one of life's real pleasures, but like all good things, it takes time. In this journey through the world of sourdough bread baking, Martina Goernemann reveals how the process of baking bread exemplifies food awareness, a way of life that is becoming increasingly popular. Beginning with her own first attempts, Goernemann then goes on to interview a series of people across countries and cultures who, like her, have incorporated the practice of sourdough baking as a healing ritual for overscheduled lives. What they all have in common is Goernemann's starter recipe, now part of the Puratos Company's sourdough library. Whether it's carving out time in a busy day, contemplating the miraculous combination of flour, and water, or painstakingly searching for the optimum conditions, bakers at every level will take away something valuable from this nourishing guide to living well through sourdough.

Delicious Gems: A Treasury Of Recipes To Entertain And DelightDelicious Gems: A Treasury Of Recipes To Entertain And Delight by Sia, Kelly Randall

Join expert entertainer Kelly Randall Sia in her kitchen as she showcases more than 80 delectable recipes to enliven any occasion, whether it is an intimate family lunch or a 20-person dinner party. Inspired by her own family heritage and background, as well as the dozens of colourful cultures she has encountered when travelling the world, Kelly's diverse recipes are rich in international flavour and influence. Lavish food photography and a sprinkling of jewels accompany Kelly's delicious recipes to complete this culinary treasury.

Celebration Desserts With Chef Zan Delightful Cakes, Cookies & Other Sweet TreatsCelebration Desserts With Chef Zan Delightful Cakes, Cookies & Other Sweet Treats by Chef Zan

Special moments are often celebrated with delectable desserts and Chef Zan has put together this exciting collection of celebration desserts to inspire people to come closer together through sweet treats. From classics such as makmur peanut cookies and Christmas fruit cake, to new creations with a twist that will sit well at any party, Chef Zan also offers her take on popular Western and local treats such as macarons and durian serawa to appeal to all age groups. In this book, Chef Zan also shows how you can turn these desserts into stunning centrepieces with tips on types of buttercream to use and step-by-step instructions on piping techniques. Impress and indulge your loved ones with spectacular desserts from this tantalising collection.

Korean Bbq: Master Your Grill In Seven SaucesKorean Bbq: Master Your Grill In Seven Sauces by Kim, Bill; Chandra Ram

A casual and practical guide to grilling with Korean-American flavors from chef Bill Kim of Chicago's award-winning bellyQ restaurants, with 80 recipes tailored for home cooks with suitable substitutions for hard-to-find ingredients. Born in Korea but raised in the American Midwest, chef Bill Kim brings these two sensibilities together in Korean BBQ, translating Korean flavors for the American consumer in a way that is friendly and accessible. This isn't a traditional Korean cookbook but a Korean-American one, based on gatherings around the grill on weeknights and weekends.

Three Dishes One Soup: Inside The Singapore KitchenThree Dishes One Soup: Inside The Singapore Kitchen by Zhang, Lace

It is said that the soul of the home is the kitchen. In Chinese families, this typically means several side dishes served with a bowl of rice and a soup. But when we try to replicate these beloved dishes ourselves, our attempts sometimes fall short. Faced with this situation, Lace Zhang set out to observe and note down every detail as her grandma and auntie cooked, and then tested each recipe rigorously to ensure nothing was left out. Three Dishes One Soup is the result of Lace's careful recording of her family's recipes. With detailed explanations and step-by-step photographs, this book is the perfect guide for anyone longing for a taste of home and needing that extra bit of help in the kitchen.

Living Shojin Ryori: Everyday Zen Cuisine To Nourish And DelightLiving Shojin Ryori: Everyday Zen Cuisine To Nourish And Delight by Chu, Danny

Simple, healthful and vegetarian, shojin ryori originated from Japanese Zen temples and is beloved today for its exquisite flavours, creativity and regard for ingredient, provenance and beauty. Chef Danny Chu of Enso Kitchen demonstrates once again the versatility and sophistication of the cuisine. With clearly written step-by-step instructions and insightful cooking tips, he brings the bounties of each season to the home kitchen and shows how satisfying, everyday meals can be made with ease, elegance and pleasure.

We Want Plates: The Crusade Against Food On Slates, Chips In Mugs, And Drink In Jam JarsWe Want Plates: The Crusade Against Food On Slates, Chips In Mugs, And Drink In Jam Jars by Macginnes, Ross

Remember when restaurants used to use plates? We Want Plates is the global crusade against serving food on bits of wood and roof slates, chips in mugs and drinks in jam jars. A social media phenomenon, the online movement has gathered thousands of pictures of absurd, unexpected and downright stomach-churning occasions when restaurants have shunned the ordinary plate. This book is a hilarious collection of the best pictures from We Want Plates, plus previously unpublished material, including: Soup in a stiletto, bread in a flat cap, beef Wellington on barbed wire, prawns in an iron and a phone box sandwich.

Shiok, Sia! Sketching Favourite Singapore DessertsShiok, Sia! Sketching Favourite Singapore Desserts by Ryanto, Anita

An artist sketches her way through all her favourite Singaporean hawkers favourites, from orh luak, hae mee and bak kut teh, to laksa, mee rebus, and murtabak, right through to the all famous chilli crab. Taste the colours and feel the textures of Singapore's popular street food as you feast on the delectable illustrations between these pages. Take home with you a uniquely Singaporean experience. A perfect gift for the festive season. Shiok, sia!

Singapore Chronicles: SportsSingapore Chronicles: Sports by Robert, Godfrey

In 2016, Singapore's long-awaited dream of winning an Olympic gold medal was realised when Joseph Schooling touched the wall first in the 100m butterfly event. This quest for sporting glory was a stark contrast to the earlier mindset of using sports to produce fit and productive workers for a nascent economy. This primer charts the development of sports in Singapore, from the colonial days when playing football, cricket and hockey was an amateur pastime to the current emphasis on professionalism and commercialism. But ultimately, sports are about the stories of the sportsmen and sportswomen whose passion, dedication, struggles and accomplishments move a nation.

Straits Times Quiz Yearbook, The: 365 Awesome Questions!Straits Times Quiz Yearbook, The: 365 Awesome Questions! by

In 2017, which supermarket filed a police report over rumours that its rice was made of plastic? Which was the first country to shut down its FM radio network in favour of digital radio? These questions and more lie in wait for quiz gameshow fans and news junkies in The Straits Times Quiz Yearbook. The handy travel-sized book lets readers test their knowledge of Singapore and the world with a year's worth of trivia straight from the headlines: 365 questions or a question a day.

Daily Nonya Dishes: Laok Hari Hari - Heritage Recipes For Everyday MealsDaily Nonya Dishes: Laok Hari Hari - Heritage Recipes For Everyday Meals by Tan, Lloyd Matthew

This cookbook gives recipes for the food that Babas and Nonyas of old ate for their breakfast, lunch, dinner and in-between every day. This food is not the festive cuisine of Ayam Buah Keluak, Babi Pongteh, and Bakwan Kepiting that are the staples of many Peranakan cookbooks available in bookshops. The daily Nonya dishes are more simple fare, but no less delicious. The author also includes traditional dishes that have almost vanished. Thus, this book is not only a fresh, and welcome addition to the canon of Peranakan cookbooks, but is also a valuable documentation of the food enjoyed by Babas and Nonya around the family table in the heyday of Peranakan culture.

Weligama: Recipes From Sri LankaWeligama: Recipes From Sri Lanka by Dobbs, Emily

In this, her first cookbook, chef Emily Dobbs shares her favourite Sri Lankan-inspired recipes for every meal and season, including chapters on breakfast (such as crispy egg hopper 'pancakes') short eats (think traditional street food like vadai and mutton rolls) and a large selection of meat, fish, fruit and vegetable curries and their accompaniments.

Miffy X Kumoya Pop-Up Cafe: Miffy CookbookMiffy X Kumoya Pop-Up Cafe: Miffy Cookbook by Wong, Shirley

Created in 1955 by Dutch artist Dick Bruna, the loveable white rabbit Miffy continues to charm children and adults alike today. Whether you're an adoring Miffy fan or someone looking for fun dishes to prepare, the Miffy x Kumoya Pop-Up Café Miffy Cookbook has something for everyone! From bento meals and onigiri, to cookies, cakes and tarts, bestselling cookbook author Shirley Wong shows how you can recreate these cute meals and treats for the whole family!

Get Started Making Japanese Snacks; Step-By-Step Recipes For Delectable BitesGet Started Making Japanese Snacks; Step-By-Step Recipes For Delectable Bites by Yamashita Masataka

A treat not just for the taste buds, but also for the other senses, these Japanese confections known as wagashi were traditionally prepared according to the season, to be savoured with tea, as a snack during the day. Made using various types of sweet bean pastes and flours, these delicate treats are now widely enjoyed throughout the day, and make ideal gifts whatever the occasion. Discover the world of wagashi from traditional favourites to new creations with this inspiring collection of recipes from Chef Yamashita.

Get Started Making Fun Treats: Step-By-Step Recipes For Everyday SurprisesGet Started Making Fun Treats: Step-By-Step Recipes For Everyday Surprises by Wong, Shirley

Award-winning cookbook author and food blogger Shirley Wong returns with even more kawaii creations. Familiar favourite treats - the bao and the doughnut - get transformed with a playful twist. These teatime and party favourites turn into cute, edible creatures and flowers.

Get Started Making Fun Sushi: Step-By-Step Recipes For Creative Deco SushiGet Started Making Fun Sushi: Step-By-Step Recipes For Creative Deco Sushi by Wong, Shirley

Turn an everyday favourite into an edible centrepiece with kawaii sushi creations from celebrity bento artist, Little Miss Bento, Shirley Wong. In this handy cookbook, Shirley shares fresh ideas for making deco sushi - dainty, attractive morsels of rice - that are not only a feast for the eyes, but for the palate as well. With illustrated step-by-step instructions to guide beginners and innovative recipes to excite experienced cooks, this book is suitable for cooks of any skill level.

Korean Wife's Secret RecipesKorean Wife's Secret Recipes by Chae Minji

Follow the simple steps and treat your family to a real Korean home-cooking treat of all the familiar and favourite Korean dishes everyone enjoys. As the daughter and granddaughter of great cooks, traditional Korean home cooking has always been an important element of Minji Chae's life. Her marriage brought her to Hong Kong, where she has worked as a Korean-cooking tutor and, because she excels at menu development and food styling, also acts as a consultant to cafes and restaurants, utilising the international environment Hong Kong offers to develop both exciting new Korean recipes and fusion Korean cooking.