Asian Salads: 72 Inspired Recipes from Vietnam, China, Korea, Thailand and India


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$14.99  $13.94
Tuttle Publishing
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7.6 X 9.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.95 pounds

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About the Author

Maki Watanabe is recognized for her easy-to-understand recipes and her innovative combinations of ingredients and seasonings. She is active in the natural lifestyle community in a variety of ways, including her collaboration with SHOP to produce original kitchen utensils and clothing, as well as in magazines and books, advertisements, and on television. She has written many books in Japanese, including her two-time "Recipe Book Award" winner, Daily Side Salads.


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"Many of the salads are exceptionally simple productions, yet filled with flavor. The color photos that accompany each provide mouth-watering attraction, enhancing a collection that's highly recommended for any Asian food or salad cook." -- Midwest Book Review/Donovan's Bookshelf
"This book is a great pick for those interested in trying a variety of salad and vegetable-based recipes. There is a nice mixture of light salads along with more intricate ones filling enough to be a main course. Some take as little as 5 minutes to prepare, with no cooking required, while a few others involve more complicated techniques." -- Tara's Multicultural Table
"The book, as the title explains, is filled with 72 different salad recipes from the countries of Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, and India. The salads run the gamut from marinated and pickled salads to salads with meat or seafood. I set out to try a variety of recipes from the book, and all were delicious...Grab a copy of the book and jump on the salad train with me!" -- La Fuji Mama blog
"What makes these recipes so inviting to try is their simplicity in preparation. What with all the shortcut and substitute tips given in the instructions, it would be difficult to go wrong...It is something that will not overwhelm neophyte cooks nor bore seasoned ones. The author's passion for Asian salads shines through in every page and that is something every reader can start on." -- Ambos Mundos Family Food blog
"Asian Salads would make a great holiday gift for anyone that enjoys salad as well as those who enjoy entertaining, want to change up their menu or are trying to eat a little healthier." -- From Val's Kitchen blog
"This is the best cookbook that focuses on salads that I've ever seen. The key is that it's (1) authentically Asian and (2) has a broad concept of what constitutes a salad...The photos for each recipe are gorgeous! Plus, the numerous sidebars with "hand-written" tips, photos, and engaging explanations make it a fascinating and fun book just to read through. And the recipes, while often very simple, are also simply amazing!" -- blog
"...Maki Watanabe has done a wonderful service explaining 72 varied recipes...with plenty of options for vegetarians, pescatarians, and omnivores." -- Culinaire Magazine