Asian Tapas

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SKU:
9780794603144
Publisher:
Periplus Editions (HK) Ltd.
ISBN:
9780794603144
Format:
Hardcover
Date Published:
10/15/2004
Illustrations:
75 recipes; over 150 color photos
Number of Pages:
176
Trim Size:
9 X 10

"Christophe Megel's food is perfect for today. It is savory, tempting, and deliciously simple. His wide experience in Asia is reflected in each tasty morsel. Who can ask for more?"—Ken Hom, award-winning chef and author of Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure

Using an abundance of the fresh, seasonal ingredients and a harmony of flavors, Anton Kilayko and executive chef Christophe Megel offer a collection of recipes in Asian Tapas that will excite anyone yearning after new and delicious ways to approach the tastes of the East. Cultural lines blur as they explore the breadth of Asian cuisine to bring you dishes inspired by the cooks of Bali, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan, and many more. The food is imaginative, approachable and can just as successfully be brought to life at a sophisticated dinner, a lazy lunch, or a cool party—or very simply as a tasty little snack. These recipes of appetizers and finger foods, illustrated with the cutting-edge photography of Edmond Ho, is exquisitely presented to provide huge impact. Sure to ignite the creative spirit in those who love to cook, Asian Tapas will have you eager to get into the kitchen to chop, slice, mix and blend your way through its imaginative and enthralling recipes to recreate the flavors of the East.

Recipes include:
  • Tangy Crab Salad Sandwiches
  • Aromatic Lamb Seekh Kebabs
  • Wagyu Beef Salad Rolls
  • Har Kow Shrimp Focaccia Buns
  • Abalone Windmill Dumplings
  • Grilled Chicken and Fish Tandoori Strips
  • Crisp Starfruit and Asparagus Salad with Sweet Chinese Sausages
  • Roast Duck Vegetable Rolls with Lemon Soy Dip
  • Tropical Mango Sushi
  • Sashimi Salad Rolls with Wasabi Dip
  • Flaky Cashew Nut Puff Pastry Squares
  • Spiced Sumatran Coffee (Cafe Brulot)


About the Author:
Christophe Megel the award winning chef of Ritz Carlton, Millenia, lived in the United States, Korea and Japan for many years before moving to Singapore. Megel was recently named executive chef of the year during the World Gourmet Summit Awards of Excellence.

Anton Kilayko is the spokesman for the celebrated Ritz Carlton, Millenia, Singapore.