Asian Dumplings – by Andrea Nguyen (Hardcover) Description:

Asian Dumplings – IACP Cookbook Award finalist One of NPRs Best Cookbooks of 2009 Asian Dumplings is full of inspiration for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. Samosas lumpia pot stickers momo gyōza wontons and bāo in one volume? And diagrams for all the folding techniques? Thank you Andrea. -Heidi Swanson author of Super Natural Cooking If its a small succulent parcel encased in dough pastry batter or leaves from anywhere between India and Polynesia youll find a recipe and crystal-clear instructions for making it with Andrea Nguyens Asian Dumplings. –Cooking Light Favorite Cookbooks 2010 Nguyen author of Into the Vietnamese Kitchen celebrates a wide array of dough-wrapped treats from China Vietnam Japan Philippines India and Korea in this lavishly photographed homage to the not-so-humble dumpling. . .Line drawings highlight shaping techniques to make half-moons pea pods crescents and footballs. Sections on sauces seasoning and stocks key ingredients and essential equipment round out a superb collection. This alluring and attractive book will appeal to a wide audience of home cooks and trained chefs. –Publishers Weekly Until I began cooking from this remarkable book I had no idea that preparing Asian dumplings was so easy and so satisfying. Andrea Nguyens latest work is authoritative fun and filled with recipes that yield insanely delicious results. -James Oseland editor in chief of Saveur and author of Cradle of Flavor I was truly excited when I first picked up this book a feeling that quickly turned to awe. Andrea Nguyen introduces you to Asian dumplings you never knew existed makes you feel that you cant live until you try them then takes your hand and in admirably lucid detail shows you exactly how to make them. Asian Dumplings is destined to be a classic-its already an instant must-have for any Asian food lover. -John Thorne author of Outlaw Cook and Mouth Wide Open Andrea Nguyen has done a remarkable job of guiding us through the world of Asian dumplings sharing their history and evolution and providing plenty of user-friendly recipes. This beautiful cookbook will make you want to throw a dumpling-making party every time you turn the page. -Corinne Trang author of Essentials of Asian Cuisine and Noodles Every Day Andrea s humor enthusiasm and comforting pragmatism make me want to bolt into my kitchen to knead and roll and wrap and steam and bake and fry and best of all gobble. This book will make you very very hungry. -Niloufer Ichaporia King author of My Bombay Kitchen Asian Dumplings – by Andrea Nguyen (Hardcover)