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  • The Complete Asian Cookbook

    Mon, 17 Feb 2014 11:37

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    The Complete Asian Cookbook Series finds its origin in Charmaine Solomon's groundbreaking work into the delicious and diverse cuisines across fifteen Asian countries. Heralded as a classic when it was first published in 1976, the influential and iconic The Complete Asian Cookbook covers 800 traditional and contemporary dishes from many nations. For the first time, it has been divided into geographical regions in a beautifully crafted series, with the first three of the series being published this February: India & Pakistan; Indonesia, Malyasia & Singapore and Japan & Korea.

    Written with the home cook in mind, Charmaine's recipes are authentic but simple to follow and work every time. With so many mouthwatering Asian recipes at your fingertips, you'll be desperate to head into the kitchen and give some of them a go! So Hardie Grant Books have teamed up with Kitchen Craft to ensure that you have everything you need in the kitchen to become a whiz at cooking delicious, flavoursome Asian food.

    Bringing a touch of Asia in to the home, Kitchen Craft’s World of Flavours Oriental range brings a fusion of flavours from Asia-Pacific. With a beautiful crisp white design and delicate pink and blue flowers the Oriental collection puts Thai, Japanese, Malaysian, Vietnamese and Chinese dishes on the menu. Made from hard-wearing porcelain, the World of Flavours collection has everything you need to cook, prepare and serve delicious oriental cuisines at home. The range includes dip bowls, serving sets, bamboo steamers, sushi makers, woks and chopsticks, allowing you to create a truly authentic atmosphere whatever the occasion.

    Now, it's your chance to win these great books plus an amazing selection of cooking goodies from Kitchen Craft:

    • Serving Set
    • Set of 4 Dip Bowls
    • Chopstick Set
    • Iron sizzle platter
    • Medium Two Tier Bamboo Steamer and Lid
    • Medium Dim Sum Non-Stick Papers
    • Carbon Steel 35cm Non-Stick Wok
    • Sushi Maker

    Just answer the simple question below to be in with a chance to win. Competition closes 17th March 2014.

    UPDATE -- winner: Francisco Borges

    Competition now closed

    Posted by Adam Adam

    Categories: prize, competition, cookery, Asian cookbook

    Asian Cookbook

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    Comments

    1. Janie Savage's avatar Janie Savage

      This would be great if I won this I am from the south and live up north now. I love learning to cook any recipes from all over the world. I have a birthday next month and this would be a great gift. I love this sites it always have so much going.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:14
    2. Alan Wong's avatar Alan Wong

      I just love book depository ! :)

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:13
    3. Freya's avatar Freya

      I am a young Australian with an Asian background, and I really want to be able to cook like my grandmother! Thanks for this opportunity!

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:10
    4. Nari Kim's avatar Nari Kim

      I'm Asian but Korean, a bit of Chinese and a bit of Japanese is all I know. I want to be able to cook all different Asian dishes - so yum!

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:02
    5. tammy ramey's avatar tammy ramey

      My birthday is tomorrow, i will be 45. i usually get myself some small thing that will be the start of a new interest or a way to improve myself(mind/body/skills). i would love to win this and have a chance to learn something new. this isn't something i would have ever thought of for myself. :) good luck to everyone! tammy ramey trvlagnt1t@yahoo.com

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 01:02
    6. celia struthers's avatar celia struthers

      Another lovely book is "Love and a Wooden Spoon" by Charmaine Solomon. My mother bought that for me when I was at primary school and had Charmaine sign it for her at the local food store where they both shopped for their groceries. I still have it among my own daughter's books... Very special.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:59
    7. Judy Fleming's avatar Judy Fleming

      At age 72 never too late to lean

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:56
    8. carine Nemery's avatar carine Nemery

      I have a little knowledge of asian cooking learned from Asian friends,so far I keep on repeating the same recipes. I am far to be a professional, I would be trilled to own these cooking book to impress my friends in return. Thank you. Kind regards.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:55
    9. Eve Creed's avatar Eve Creed

      Asian food is my fave rave - I enjoy cooking it the most and eating it the most. This prize is wonderful and I would be so grateful to win it!

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:52
    10. MJ Brown's avatar MJ Brown

      This would be so lovely to have, my husband and I have started to learn cooking and Asian cooking is what we want to learn about more. Nothing beats than making a wonderful mess in the kitchen together with him.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:47
    11. Gemma Irving's avatar Gemma Irving

      I would LOVE to win this book. I eat terribly and would love to expand my diet with different foods, I just don't know how to. I know this book would help me to adopt different cuisines and hopefully improve my diet :):)

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:41
    12. Kate Rynne's avatar Kate Rynne

      Charmaine is such an amazing woman, I would love to win her books, so inspirational, bring it on, can't wait to read them.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:25
    13. robyn's avatar robyn

      I was given the book 30 years ago as a farewell gift when we left Bangkok after living there for 3 years. I have used it often as an attempt to bring back the wonderful memories of Thailand into my kitchen.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:21
    14. JOYCE DELAP's avatar JOYCE DELAP

      This is one of my favourite cookbooks and is so well used I may have to get another copy so would be thrilled to win.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:09
    15. Christina Brown's avatar Christina Brown

      it was a great revolutionary book in the cooking world when it was first released. it introduced people to the world of Asian cooking

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 00:03
    16. Moyra Cooke's avatar Moyra Cooke

      My well used copy was bought in Malaysia in 1976, and I have given copies to my favourite people who know and love Asian cuisine

      Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:23
    17. Frantic Gonzalez's avatar Frantic Gonzalez

      I need something other than greasy mexican food. I live down south.

      Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:20
    18. John Hunter's avatar John Hunter

      I remember this book being published here in Australia. 12 months later it had outsold it's expected potential and to celebrate the publishers put on a party featuring some of the food from the book. And, here we are almost 40 years later and the book still surpasses expectations and other asian style cookbooks since 1976. Cookery worlds "Gone With the Wind".

      Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:20
    19. Jack Stanley Crompton's avatar Jack Stanley Crompton

      My taste buds are salivating already! (Sorry if that sounds yucky.)

      Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:59
    20. Kenneth Mason's avatar Kenneth Mason

      I LOVE TO COOK AND LOVE TO LEARN AND EXPERIENCE NEW METHODS OF COOKING,I'M A GLUTEN FREE FOR ME ,BUT MY WIFE AND DAUGHTER LIKE ME TO COOK FOR THEM ALL KINDS OF COOKING,ASIAN FOODS,WE ALL CAN HAVE.ALL THE BEST AND GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE.

      Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:57
    21. kathy angelone's avatar kathy angelone

      Thanking you very muchly for this fab opportunity to win such an awesome prize to cook my favourite dishes in the whole wide world!!!

      Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:52
    22. Jeanette Stonehouse's avatar Jeanette Stonehouse

      Thank you for the chance to win this great prize.

      Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:46
    23. Gwen Johnson's avatar Gwen Johnson

      I'm onto my third copy. This could mean one of two things: either I've used it lots and lots, or I'm clumsy in the kitchen. I think both apply :)

      Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:45
    24. Robert Kelly's avatar Robert Kelly

      My son is a third year apprentice and loves cooking and learning, this would be beneficial to his apprenticeship, he has cooked Asia before but this would help him greatly. thanks

      Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:30
    25. Lilliana Hajncl's avatar Lilliana Hajncl

      The second cookbook I ever bought! And I bought it when it was first released, so it's looking VERY loved now. I've given it as a present many times over the years, to emerging cooks on the brink of leaving home.

      Posted Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:26

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