Learn the essentials of Asian vegetables with this useful and portable reference book.
This handy vegetable guide introduces over 50 tropical vegetables commonly found in Indonesia. Each item is described in detail, and local names as well as botanical names are given. Culinary option, tips on buying, storing and preparation of vegetables, and five mouth-watering recipes are included. Illustrated with beautiful color photographs for easy identification of each vegetable, this book is a "must" for vegetable lovers. Periplus Handy Pocket Guides
are practical field guides, useful for identifying various natural objects ranging from plants and animals to gemstones and seashells. Each page of each title throughout the series is filled with clear, precise photographs and informative text. Scientific and local language names are given.About the Author:Wendy Hutton
has worked in Southeast Asia as a writer and editor since 1967, specializing in travel and cuisine. She is particularly interested in the cuisines of South and Southeast Asia and has published books on the food of Singapore, Thailand, and Bali including A Cook's Guide To Asian Vegetables, Green Mangoes and Lemon Grass
and Handy Pocket Guide to Asian Herbs and Spices
. Wendy is happiest when entertaining guests at home on her houseboat in Sabah.