Talking about Asian culinary, we must broke down the types into some categories according to the countries and the cultures that inhibit this continent. The major types can be defined as East Asian with the origin come up as Oriental cuisines or the root are taken from Imperial China, and now also come up from Japan and Korean. In Southeast Asian, we can take it from Cambodia, Thailand, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Laos and Viet Nam. While, South Asian are encounter from India, Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and British India well as several other countries in this region of the continent.
By the richness that Asian have in their culinary, it already brings the taste in all over the world, like in Europe or United State. In United Kingdom, Asian cuisines are popularly referred to South Asian cuisine. While, in United State and Australia it refers to East Asian, which is a Chinese, Japanese and Korean, and Southeast Asian cuisine.
In Southeast Asian, we are agree that these countries in the region are the very authentic user of herbs and spices for their culinary. Foods in these areas of the world are flavored with various types of chili, black pepper, cloves, and other strong herbs and spices like turmeric, and cumin which are often used to make curries. Do not forget about the coconut milk, most of the countries use this ingredient for their cuisine.
For the cooking ingredients, Asian culinary are mostly use common meats include lamb, goat and chicken. Beef is less common than in Western. Pork is considered as a taboo food item by all Moslems and beef is avoided by most Hindus. A variety of very sweet deserts which use dairy products is also found in Southeast Asian cuisines. The main ingredients to south Asian desserts are reduced milk, ground almonds, lentil flour. They rather pick coconut milk, wheat and sugar for the main ingredients.
Moreover, for carb consumption, most of the countries in Asia have something in common, which is, they use rice as the main carb consumption than any other product like potato. In some part of the region, they have particular bread but most of them have rice in every meal. In Indonesia, the people’s thought said that if they haven’t eat rice, it considered as they have not eat yet.
Asian culinary is also has soup for their menu. Asian soup is typical a thin soup and it uses broth for their soup. Moreover, Asian soup is always spicy and rich of ingredients like Tom Yam Gong soup from Thailand which has sour and spicy taste; or Lodeh from Indonesia that use raw jack fruit as main ingredient and uses coconut milk for the sauce.
By those richness of flavor, Asian culinary nowadays is become more popular in some part of the world. Hence, this Asian Recipes Book is accommodate that richness into a book, to enable those who want to learn and to cook the warmness taste into a table. There will recipes for the most famous recipes from Indonesia, which is, Nasi Goreng or fried rice. There is also numbers of soup recipes from all the Asia, and some more recipes.
Asian Recipes Book will be continuously updated in time, aligned with the recipes that will also been added to complete the collections of the recipes. On every detail recipes, there will be high resolution pictures on it and an explanation about the ingredient that might rare, or even the history of the food.
Asian Recipes Book can be downloaded in Apps Store and can be use in both iPad and iPhone. This simplicity is designed to make the user will be easier to cook and to learn in their gadget.
Get Asian Recipes Book and explore the taste of Asia in your own plate.
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