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Eat Smart in Indonesia: How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure Joan Peterson

Eat Smart in Indonesia: How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure

Joan Peterson

Published January 7th 1997
ISBN : 9780964116818
Paperback
160 pages
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The third in the EAT SMART series is a comprehensive, readable survey of the whole scope of Indonesian gastronomy. It confers savvy to partake as fully and gloriously of Indonesian food as desired and is essential reading for any “foodie” visitingMore    The third in the EAT SMART series is a comprehensive, readable survey of the whole scope of Indonesian gastronomy. It confers savvy to partake as fully and gloriously of Indonesian food as desired and is essential reading for any “foodie” visiting this vast archipelago.The newest (and third) guide in this authoritative series Eat Smart in Indonesia: How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure is a paean to Indonesian cuisine. It contains a rich historical perspective on the origins and varieties of Indonesian food and extensive background on the delectable regional dishes. Indonesian phrases are included to make one’s culinary adventure even more successful. At the core of the book are two extensive glossaries in Indonesian with English translations. The “Menu Guide” demystifies food selection, allowing visitors to order with confidence in restaurants- the “Foods & Flavors Guide” is a comprehensive list of foods, spices, cooking utensils, cooking styles, etc., to make shopping in the colorful outdoor markets easy and fun.Authors Joan and David Peterson (inveterate travelers, cooks, seekers of unusual herbs and spices, and new ways to prepare familiar ingredients) have added a delicious bonus by providing a chapter of recipes for travelers to preview the tastes before departure, thus broadening the guide’s appeal to cookbook lovers as well.Distributed for Ginkgo Press