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Asian Pickles - Karen Solomon


Published: 10th June 2014
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A DIY guide to making the tangy pickles of Japan, Korea, China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, and more, featuring recipes ranging from traditional tsukemono and kimchi to chutney and new combinations using innovative ingredients and techniques.

For Asian food aficionados as well as preservers and picklers looking for new frontiers, the Far East's diverse and sometimes spicy array of pickled products and innovative flavor pairings will wow the palate. In Asian Pickles, respected cookbook author and culinary project maven Karen Solomon introduces readers to the unique ingredients used in Asian pickle-making and numerous techniques beyond the basic brine. For the novice pickler, Solomon also includes a vast array of quick pickles with easy-to-find ingredients. Featuring 75 of the most sought-after pickle recipes from the East--including Korean Chopped Daikon Kimchi, Japanese Umeboshi, Chinese Spicy Ginger Cucumbers, Indian Coconut-Mint Chutney, and more--Asian Pickles will help you explore a new preserving horizon with fail-proof instructions and a selection of helpful resources.



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If you love kimchi, this is the book for you!


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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
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    I've made a number of recipes already and can't wait to try more. I'm a big fan of Japanese, Korean, Indian and Chinese food, and these recipes allow me to have a ready supply of extra vegetables to accentuate my meals. As a gardener I'm always on the lookout for ways to preserve my produce, so this book fills two needs in one.

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    I love this book! Karen Solomon has spent years exploring the remarkably varied pickling styles of Asia. This is among the very best books I ve encountered on pickling, and it goes beyond pickling itself with recipes for foods used in or served with pickles. Karen s descriptions of technique are clear and crisp, and her personal tone made me feel as if she were whispering encouragement in my ear. -Sandor Ellix Katz, author of"The Art of Fermentation" In this culinary passport to Asia, Karen Solomon helps you discover the delicate flavors and complex spices of pickles you didn t know existed. A delicious roadmap for pickle lovers everywhere! -Lauryn Chun, author of"The Kimchi Cookbook" With this book, Karen Solomon has forever updated theAmerican pickle canon. Featuring both truly traditionalAsian pickles and her varied and inspiring adaptations, it is required reading for all home preservers. -Marisa McClellan, creator of"Food In Jars""

    ISBN: 9781607744764
    ISBN-10: 1607744767
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 208
    Published: 10th June 2014
    Publisher: Random House USA Inc
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 23.7 x 16.4  x 2.0
    Weight (kg): 0.68
    Edition Number: 1