If you're an avid noodle lover or ready to graduate from perennial favourite Ramen Noodles look no further! Experienced Asian cookbook author Maki Watanabe provides all her secret recipes and tips for creating delicious Asian noodle dishes at home with minimal fuss and time. These 86 noodle recipes cover the Asian cuisines best known for their noodle dishes: Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese, Japanese and Korean. They include all the classics that are already well-loved in the West from Vietnamese Pho to Korean Japchae, and Pad Thai to Chinese Wonton Noodles (with gluten-free options available in the form of Japanese Soba and Udon noodles). However, this book also highlights many lesser-known classics that are popular in Asia but not yet widely found in Western restaurants. Asian Noodles is divided into four chapters: Tossed Noodles with Sauces and Toppings, Stir-Fried Noodles, Noodles with Soup and Japanese-Style Noodles. A bonus chapter gives a selection of 10 delicious Asian desserts such as Cilantro Sorbet and Mango Pudding to eat after your noodles are all gone! Recipes in this book include: Thai Chicken Noodles (Thailand); Chilled Soba Noodles with Shrimp Tempura (Japan); Korean Stir-Fried Glass Noodles, or Japchae (Korea); Bancha Noodles with Meatballs (Vietnam); Noodles with Spicy Pork and Onion (China); Sesame Noodles (Taiwan); And many more! Each chapter outlines basic cooking methods for the different types of noodle preparation, complete with step-by-step instructions and photos. Additional sections give information on noodle dish staples and garnishes and a shopping guide to help you identify and source the ingredients correctly. Whether you consider yourself a noodle connoisseur or novice, there's something in Asian Noodles for everyone. Re-create your restaurant favourites and try all-new versions of these delicious and affordable dishes in your own kitchen.
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Number of pages: 96
Dimensions: 254 x 191 mm
"...will bring a smile to the faces of your family and friends as they see dishes that look like they were created in a restaurant."- From Val's Kitchen blog
"Wow, what a fantastic cookbook! It seems to feature the best-of-the-best noodle dishes from across Asia. Most are very simple to make, too! The book has a very nice layout and design, with delicious-looking photos of each dish, plus some extra photos of key steps in making some of the more unusual recipes. There are lots of tips and general helps, too, like the specific step-by-step photos and directions showing how to cook somen, udon, and ramen noodles - perfectly." - Foods4.us blog
"Beautifully illustrated throughout and showcasing palate pleasing, appetite satisfying recipes...an immediate and enduringly popular addition to family, personal, professional, and community library cookbook collections." - Midwest Book Review