7000 Islands

7000 Islands : A Food Portrait of the Philippines

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Filipino food can be seen through the prism of its colourful and unique history - with influences from Spain, China, Mexico and the US adding to the cuisine's rich texture. From mouth-watering savoury dishes to decadent desserts, and every soup and snack in between, the food of the Philippines holds a unique place in the world, and is just waiting to be discovered.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 352 pages
  • 210 x 254 x 38mm | 1,359.98g
  • South Yarra, Australia
  • English
  • Full colour throughout
  • 1742705634
  • 9781742705637
  • 35,980

About Yasmin Newman

Great for foodies of all standards with an interest in different cuisines. As Yasmin Newman uncovers, this nation of 7,107 islands is an intriguing land full of varied influences.show more

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Make space on your shelf for "7000 Islands," a beautifully styled and photographed tome dedicated to the depth and diversity of Filipino cuisine Penned by Yasmin Newman and filled with travel photos she took herself, "7000 Islands" is a way to rediscover the cuisine we have the fortune of enjoying every day." -"ELLE Decor, " Philippines "7000 Islands" is a beautifully illustrated, comprehensive guide to Filipino food and an insight into the culture and history of the Philippines, which will appeal to foodies and travellers alike. -Books Kinokuniya ..".a lush collection of Filipino food, life and culture.With stunning photos (she took them herself!) of not just native dishes but people and places that lend a richness to the recipes within, the book offers juicy cultural tidbits like the tradition of "pasalubong" (small souvenirs you bring home for friends and family), local fables and lore, and a bit of historical context for a full, well-rounded picture of Filipino life and cuisine. Our favorite part of the book is her take on local dining culture..." -"Audrey Magazine""show more