Gordon's Great Escape Southeast Asia: 100 of my favourite Southeast Asian recipes

Gordon's Great Escape Southeast Asia: 100 of my favourite Southeast Asian recipes

Gordon Ramsay

On the second one leg of his nice Escapes sequence, Gordon Ramsay units out to find the flavours of Asia, on a extraordinary trip that leads him via Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia and Vietnam. a hundred new recipes are encouraged through the tastes and reviews he encounters alongside the way.

In this booklet to accompany the television sequence, wonderful images and Gordon's inspirational shuttle tales mix to depict a richly-textured portrait of a continent. With breathtaking landscapes as his backdrop, Gordon is welcomed into neighborhood groups and proven the age-old traditions and secrets and techniques that underpin their local dishes. He meets characters with attention-grabbing lives, stocks scrumptious nutrition in attractive atmosphere, and is invited to participate within the customs and rituals of the land – venturing into paddy fields to monitor the rice worship, accompanying huntsmen on their quest for frogs and honey, navigating the inky night-time ocean for moonlit fishing, and cooking up a ceremonial dinner in a titanic Malay temple.

Gordon has devised over a hundred new recipes to exhibit the very essence of those cultures and cuisines. There are special tastes and types from around the area, with a wealth of attractive parts: from tangy limes and the earthy odor of sesame oil, to floral jasmine and plush eco-friendly banana leaves. do not allow unusual recipe names placed you off – Tom Yam Goong Nam Khon is a divine sizzling and bitter prawn soup, Ngah Poh Kai Fan a slow-cooked clay-pot bird and Karipap the Malay solution to a Cornish pastie.

And there are recipes that even cautious chefs will understand – fowl Satay, Pad Thai, crimson and eco-friendly Curries – although glance nearer and every recipe has whatever additional, an authenticity that comes from taking the time to appreciate the origins of the dish. Gordon proves that the genuine factor is simple to copy at domestic, no matter if its a unmarried spice that makes all of the distinction, marinating a lower of meat for 12 unhurried hours, or being courageous adequate to aim a key new component equivalent to kaffir lime leaves or lemongrass (readily on hand in supermarkets yet usually overlooked).

Let Gordon open your eyes together with his shiny portrayal of a powerful continent, and luxuriate in a few of the very maximum Asian dishes on your personal kitchen.

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