Prime The Indonesian Kitchen: Recipes and Stories (Cookbooks)Author Sri Owen –

Having grown up in Indonesia, and being half Indonesian this book was simply amazing It s basically a biographical cookbook Easy to follow recipes, great photos In This Ground Breaking Book, Renowned Author Sri Owen Provides A Unique Insight Into The Ancient, Exotic, And Varied Cuisine Of The Indonesian Archipelago OverMouthwatering And Easy To Follow Recipes Take Us From Staples And Basics To Food For Festivals And Special Occasions, With Fascinating Introductions That Place The Dishes In Their Regional And Cultural Settings Owen Offers Enchanting Recollections Of The Food And Cooking Of Her Youth, While Delving Into The Historical Role Of Food In The Region S Culture And Society The Recipes Are Accompanied By Detailed Explanations Of Ingredients And Techniques, Notes On Availability And Substitutions, And Discussions Of Development Over Time Filled With Beautiful Photography By Gus Filgate, This Book Captures All Aspects Of Indonesia S Diverse Culinary Culture And Represents A Lifetime Of Research Into Both Traditional And Modern Cooking Methods i really love this book borrowed it from my library so many times once, from a recipe in this book, i made a whole duck wrapped in banana leaves Lovely, but for someone who eats fish and soy products. THis cookbook has not just recipes but also stories as Indonesia is on my list of places that I haven t been but want to go, the book was inspiring.