The Gluten-free Asian Kitchen: Recipes for Noodles, Dumplings, Sauces, and More

The Gluten-free Asian Kitchen: Recipes for Noodles, Dumplings, Sauces, and More


By (author) Laura Byrne Russell

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  • Publisher: CELESTIAL ARTS
  • Format: Paperback | 208 pages
  • Dimensions: 191mm x 229mm x 18mm | 635g
  • Publication date: 2 September 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Berkeley
  • ISBN 10: 158761135X
  • ISBN 13: 9781587611353
  • Edition statement: Original
  • Illustrations note: 30 Full-Colour Photos
  • Sales rank: 19,683

Product description

For the estimated three million Americans suffering from Celiac disease, wheat allergies, and severe gluten sensitivities, Asian food is usually off-limits because its signature ingredients noodles, soy sauce, and oyster sauce typically contain wheat. In the "Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen," food writer Laura B. Russell shows home cooks how to convert the vibrant cuisines of China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam into gluten-free favorites. Authentically flavored dishes such as Crispy Spring Rolls, Gingery Pork Pot Stickers, Korean Green Onion Pancakes, Soba Noodles with Stir-Fried Shiitake Mushrooms, Salt and Pepper Squid, and Pork Tonkatsu will be delicious additions to any gluten-free repertoire. Along with sharing approachable and delicious recipes, Russell demystifies Asian ingredients and helps readers navigate the grocery store. Beautifully photographed and designed for easy weeknight eating, this unique cookbook s wide range of dishes from a variety of Asian cuisines will appeal to the discriminating tastes of today s gluten-free cooks."

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Author information

Laura B. Russellis the former associate editor of "Food & Wine" cookbooks, the Gluten Freedom columnist for the "Oregonian," and a frequent contributor to "Prevention "magazine. She has followed a gluten-free diet since 2007. Visit"

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"This book proves that Asian food can accommodate a gluten-free diet, and it is an excellent introduction to Asian cooking even for those who don't have gluten allergies." --Library Journal, 6/15/11 "With this book, Laura Russell helps more people enjoy Asian cooking. Her work is chock full of tantalizing recipes and practical information." --Andrea Nguyen, author of "Into the Vietnamese Kitchen" and "Asian Dumplings" "The Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen is a marvelous cookbook that brings wonderful diversity to our gluten-free lifestyle. Informatively written and beautifully photographed, it is your invitation to mouthwatering Asian cuisine that will tantalize your taste buds and have your family and guests clamoring for more." --Carol Fenster, award-winning author of "100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes" "Laura Russell's debut cookbook delivers mouthwatering recipes with reassuring headnotes. This is an amazing book and one that is much needed for those of us who crave Asian foods but need to eat a gluten-free diet." --Diane Morgan, author of "The New Thanksgiving Table" and "Gifts Cooks Love" "I'm so excited to see The Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen in the world. Laura Russell clearly cares deeply about feeding us great food--like Sweet Potato Noodles with Beef and Vegetables, Steamed Sea Bass with Sizzling Ginger, and Korean Green Onion Pancakes--without any fear of us growing sick. Finally I can learn how to make dumplings, gluten-free!" --Shauna James Ahern, author of "Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef"

Table of contents

Introduction   •   1   One      Getting Started   •   4             Identifying Sources of Gluten in Common Asian Ingredients   •   6             Stocking the Gluten-Free Asian Kitchen: A Guide to Ingredients   •   10             The Short List   •   20             Tools and Techniques   •   20 Two      Sauces and Stocks   •   24 Three    Skewers and Snacks   •   38 Four      Dumplings and Savory Pancakes   •   54 Five      Noodles   •   78 Six        Rice   •   96 Seven   Vegetables and Tofu   •   112 Eight     Seafood   •   130 Nine      Poultry   •   144 Ten       Meat   •   160 Eleven   Sips and Sweets   •   174               Mail Order Sources   •   192             Acknowledgments   •   193             Bibliography   •   195             Index   •   196