Seductions of Rice (Paperback)
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Short Description for Seductions of Rice This volume contains 200 easy-to-prepare dishes from the world's great rice cuisines, illuminated by stories, insights, and over 200 photographs of people, places and food. Dishes include Chinese stir-frys, Spanish paellas, Japanese sushi, Indian thorans, Thai salads, and Italian risottos.
- Published: 19 June 2003
- Format: Paperback 480 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781579652340 ISBN 10: 1579652344
- Sales rank: 317,162
Full description for Seductions of Rice
With a depth of passion and experience, and an ability to embrace and convey richness of place and taste, Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid embarked on a far-reaching and multifaceted excursion into the world's most essential and satisfying food. Along the way, they experienced firsthand dozens of varieties of rice offering unimaginable subtleties of taste, as well as a staggering array of foods to accompany them, all providing a simple way of getting flavours and variety on the table. SEDUCTIONS OF RICE is the glorious result: 200 easy-to-prepare dishes from the world's great rice cuisines, illuminated by stories, insights, and over 200 photographs of people, places and wonderful food. Cherished dishes - Chinese stir-frys, Spanish paellas, Japanese sushi, Indian thorans, Thai salads, Turkish pilafs, Italian risottos - are shared not just as recipes but as time-honoured traditions.