Meatmen Cooking Channel - Zi Char At Home Hearty Home-Style Singaporean Dishes by
Zi char (a Hokkien term, literally translated "cook fry") is widely recognised in Singapore to refer to a variety of dishes that one can order from any Chinese cooked food (zi char) stall in coffee shops across the island. In continuing their efforts to inspire others to have fun whipping up their own meals, the MeatMen share 30 popular zi char dishes including crab bee hoon, san lou hor fun, cereal prawns, har cheong gai and sambal kangkong in this second cookbook. All dishes are prepared in their usual effortless style that requires no fancy tools, equipment or special skills, and come with the promise that anyone with a passion for good food and cooking can be a zi char expert at home!
Burma Superstar: Addictive Recipes From The Crossroads Of Southeast Asia by Tan, Desmond; Kate Leahy
An eclectic collection of 80 achievable yet spectacular recipes from famed San Francisco Bay Area Burmese restaurant, Burma Superstar. For years, Bay Area residents and out-of-towners have packed the house - and lined up out the door - for the salads, curries, rice, and stir-fries served at Burma Superstar, a beloved Burmese restaurant with four locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. This collection of recipes includes favorites like Tea Leaf Salad, Samosa Soup, Pumpkin Pork Stew, Garlic Noodles, and Black Rice Pudding that have made the group of restaurants one of the most recognizable in the Bay Area but it also takes readers into the kitchens of Burmese home cooks, whose style of cooking drives menu inspiration.
Cheat Sheet: How To Navigate The Food World Like A Pro by Tan, Chris
This volume could well be subtitled the social history of Singapore in 120 haiku. There are haiku about MRT breakdown, rat infestation, haze, 377A, hungry ghosts and cavorting community cats. There are also those of matters of socio-political import: 2011 GE, population management, personal data protection, leadership renewal and compassionate meritocracy. Gwee adds to his army haiku that won prizes from the SAF with others of a military theme in Purple Light and Tekong diarrhea. Then there are newsy haiku reporting on NIMBY, the royal visit, that Holland V bank robbery plus The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye. He does not forget the newsmakers either - the otters, the Little India Riot hero, A-Mei, Subhas Anandan, Phey Yew Kok, Joseph Schooling and that si geena who shall not be named. Also remembered is our dear Ah Kong in a pair of death anniversary haiku, and a sad one about the empty parade chair. There are haiku about our places we love, the hawker centre, cenotaph, kopitiam, Sungei Road, Singapore River…. This is book of haiku, backed by a nation-wide haiku writing contest, for every Singaporean - kuku or not.
Bake & Celebrate: Cookies And Treats by Tham, Melissa (Ed.)
Nothing beats the aroma of freshly baked goods wafting from the kitchen. Bake & Celebrate: Cookies and Treats is a collection of 42 recipes for irresistible cookies and treats lovingly contributed by selected top food and lifestyle bloggers and instagrammers from Singapore and the region. Complete with personal anecdotes, insightful tips and beautiful photos taken by the contributors, this cookbook will inspire seasoned bakers and guide baking novices. Bake and celebrate with a cookie or treat today!
30 Useful Herbs & Spices Of Thailand: A Guide To Their Characteristics And Uses In Cooking And Healing by Tan, Hugh T. W.
Thai cuisine is famed for the complexity and delicacy of its flavours, largely the result of the herbs and spices used. Surprisingly, only thirty or so are needed. It is the ingenious combination of these ingredients that makes Thai food so distinctive. At the same time that these herbs and spices add flavor and fragrance, they bring natural curative properties that have been recognized for their efficacy in traditional practice through the ages. Each herb or spice in this book is described in terms of its botanical characteristics, its culinary and medicinal uses (and other notable applications), and how it should be handled and stored to best preserve its qualities. In addition, a selection of classic recipes shows how the various ingredients are brought together harmoniously in authentic Thai fare.
Honest Good Food: Bold Flavours, Hearty Eats by Teo, Benny Se
Chef Benny Se Teo is the creative force behind a highly successful chain of restaurants, known not just for its hearty, no-nonsense good food, but also for its continuing efforts to help ex-offenders and youths at risk. Himself an ex-offender, Chef Benny's inspirational life story is now the backdrop of his first cookbook, Honest Good Food, where he brings together a collection of comfort food recipes, inspired by his childhood memories and personal experiences, and most notably his internship at Jamie Oliver's Fifteen in London.
Eatsingapore 2017 by Karin Van Vliet
Between the covers of this book you can read about 12 hand-picked restaurants in Singapore to give you a flavour of the city's culinary landscape. The restaurants featured in this 2017 edition are: Alati, Aura, BAM!, Chef's Table, CreatureS, Dehesa, Meta, Morsels, Salted & Hung, The Song of India, Tong Le, UsQuBa. The best part? All 12 restaurants featured in the book will treat you to a free main course when dining with a friend. Yes - twelve main courses on the house.
Filipino Cookbook, The: 85 Homestyle Recipes To Delight Your Family And Friends by Garcia, Miki
This delightful collection of 85 tried and tested recipes from the Philippines showcases the full range of authentic dishes from the country. Each region has its own distinct food culture and the book relates the secrets o=and soul of dishes that create the cultural mosaic that is the Philippines. The Filipino Cookbook features easy, step-by-step instructions that Filipinos and non-Filipinos alike will enjoy. Learn to make the famous vegetable dishes of the Tagalog peninsula to the seafood and noodles of the Visayan Islands and the spicy and colourful curries of Mindanao. Learn to make a perfect Pinakbet (Sauteed Vegetables with Shrimp Paste) or a delicious Halo-Halo (Mixed Fruits Dessert). Regale your friends with a wonderfully easy Paella (Rice and Seafood Medley) and Morcon (Stuffed Beef Roll) or an amazing bowl of Pininyahang Manok (Chicken with Pineapple). Utilizing readily available ingredients, The Filipino Cookbook allows the home cook to create authentic Filipino food at home
Asian Slow Cooker, The: Exotic Favorites For Your Crockpot by Kwok, Kelly
Kelly Kwok, founder of Life Made Sweeter, provides great new flavors to try in your slow cooker. These simple and delicious recipes will have your favorite Asian dishes waiting for you right when you get home. With the press of a button, you can make authentic dishes that are healthier and tastier than their restaurant counterparts.
Game Of Thoughts: Understanding Creativity Through Mind Games by Ning Cai & John Teo
Game of Thoughts is a refreshingly unique blend of fun activity workbook for grown-ups meets creativity training workshop manual. This highly interactive personal journal is about understanding the fundamentals of creativity through experiential learning. Although set in seven parts, readers can delve into any section to immediately learn about various elements about creative thinking.
Mum's Classics Revived by Wong, Terry
This cookbook is the result of Terry Wong's painstaking efforts to recreate his mother's classic recipes from her notes and his palate memories. These are home-cooked dishes of Singapore and Malaysia - food for family meals and festive feasts from Chinese, Nonya, Malay and Indian cuisines. His Mum's classic dishes include Wok-cooked Char Siew, Bean Paste Chilli Crab, Hakka Yong Tau Foo and Pan Mee (Pinched Noodles). Also included are her favourite party dishes like Mee Rebus, Penang Prawn Noodles and Assam Laksa. Traditional favourites such as Steamed Yam Cake, Chai Kuih and Curry Puffs add to the list.
South-East Asian Soups: Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia by Tan, Terry
Throughout Southeast Asia, soups and broths are designed to cleanse the mouth and refresh the palate. Bowls of steaming broth are often served alongside the main course, so that diners can slurp a spoonful of soup in between spoonfuls of rice or the main dish. This book features an appetizing range of recipes from Thailand and China, through Japan and Korea, down to the south-east Asian islands of Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. You may choose to serve any of the soups solo, as a light lunch or supper dish, or as a prelude to a dinner party - but whenever you place them before your guests, these treats are certain to prove popular.
Baking With Chef Zan: A Collection Of Cakes, Cookies And Tarts by Leong, Lydia (Ed.)
This book combines Chef Zan's boundless enthusiasm for baking with her innate passion for using favourite Asian ingredients including pandan, gula melaka and coconut, to bring out the quintessential flavours of traditional Malay desserts in her baked treats. Within this exciting collection of recipes, you'll find tantalising creations such as her Ondeh-ondeh Cake, Pandan Gula Melaka Cake, Cendol Cheesecake, Bandung Lychee Cupcakes and Crumbly Durian cookies that taste as good as they look.
Jekka's Complete Herb Book (Revised Ed.) by Mcvicar, Jekka
Jekka McVicar shows how to grow and use herbs, with over 200 culinary ideas and recipes.
Cook Mee: 60 Recipes To Jazz Up Your Instant Noodles by Teo, Paulin; Rebecca Lynne Tan
Chefs and The Sunday Times' food writers show you 60 ways to jazz up the humble packet of instant noodles. Conveniently divided into six parts with Chinese, Malay, Indian, Peranakan, Asian and Western variations.
Makansutra Singapore 2017 by Seetoh, K. F. (Ed.)
Makansutra Singapore 2017 marks the tenth edition of the ever-popular food guide book in Singapore. It has been and still is the voice of traditional and heritage street food since 1997, when the first edition was inked. Despite rapid changes, the affinity for comfort heritage food remain. In this edition, there are over 600 street food and heritage restaurant reviews, complete with new finds and updated listings.
Kawaii Sweet Treats: Little Miss Bento by Wong, Shirley
Award-winning cookbook author and food blogger Shirley Wong, better known as Little Miss Bento, returns with even more kawaii creations in her third cookbook Kawaii Sweet Treats. Featuring more than 30 recipes from cookies and snacks to cakes, tarts and pudding, with many utilizing aromatic tea flavours such as matcha, houjicha and earl grey, this collection of unique and flavourful treats promises endless hours of baking fun!
Stationery Fever: From The Paper Clips To Pencils And Everyting In Between by Komurki, John; Angela Nicoletti Et Al
This beautifully designed book shows how the seemingly mundane objects that populate desks and cubicles everywhere are now being re-imagined as collector's items. And as today's trendsetting artists and designers are increasingly returning to non-digital techniques and methods, letterpress stationery, typewriters, and ink pens have developed the cache of vintage fashion and cars. Whether you're stuffing a college backpack or decorating your home office, this book will appeal to lovers of lo-fi and bespoke objects alike.
Monet Cookbook, The: Recipes From Giverny by Gentner, Florence; Francis Hammond (Photos)
It's well known that Claude Monet was a gourmand as well as an artistic genius. Now, sixty of those recipes are gathered in this elegantly produced book brimming with the colors and flavors of Giverny, France. Beautiful reproductions of Monet's art compliment the recipes, along with photographs of the artist enjoying these dishes with his family, friends, and fellow artists. The recipes themselves, selected for their rustic appeal and use of only the freshest ingredients, range from simple galettes and hearty casseroles to fine soufflés, seafood dishes, and delicious tarts, cakes, and other pastries.
Art Forms In Nature: Ernst Haeckel Colouring Book by Dziadosz, Barbara
Based on the intricate illustrations of Ernst Haeckel, one of the world's most celebrated naturalists and artists, this coloring book provides hours of absorbing and soothing entertainment. Ernst Haeckel's series of incredibly detailed prints have influenced designers and artists for over a century. Collected in books such as the perennial bestsellers Art Forms in Nature and Art Forms from the Ocean, they now form the basis of a beautiful coloring book that is suitable for any age.