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Red Spice Road : An Exerience in Cooking South-east Asian Food (Paperback) (John Mcleay)
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The Red Spice Road Cookbook is a culinary journey through South-East Asia.
Combining centuries-old recipes with modern ingredients and know-how,
chef John McLeay takes us from the jungles of Thailand to the streets of
Saigon, sampling mouth-watering delicacies such as:
crab-filled betel leaves
prawn and sticky pork salad
prawn jungle curry
crispy five-spice quail.
There’s also common favourites such as penang curry,
chilli basil chicken, mapo tofu and pork belly as well as easy, delicious desserts
and a ‘basics’ section to instruct the home cook how to make fundamental
stocks, pastes and garnishes. The Red Spice Road Cookbook finishes with an
Asian-influenced cocktail section—the perfect accompaniment to a delicious