Asian Vegetables: From Long Beans to Lemongrass, a Simple Guide to Asian Produce Plus 66 Delicious, Easy Recipes by Sara Deseran
Asian Vegetables opens up a new world of produce for curious cooks. Asian markets are popping up all over the place, not just in big cities, making it easier than ever to find unusual greens like Amaranth, Bok Choy, and Chinese Broccoli Root vegetables like Daikon and Lotus Root are becoming common in many restaurants. The increasing popularity of Thai restaurants has made lemongrass and curry leaves practically household names. With clear, beautiful photographs and detailed descriptions of each vegetable, author Sara Deseran de-mystifies Asian produce and teaches: how to know if it's fresh, what to do with it once it's home; and how to store it to use later. Asian produce is not only easy to prepare, but healthy and delicious and will revitalize any meal.