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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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    1. Geraldine McCarthy Kelly's avatar Geraldine McCarthy Kelly

      I adore Asian food and I am trying to learn to cook Thai food at present. I would love to win this set so I can continue my journey

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 22:35
    2. Lisa Fe'ao's avatar Lisa Fe'ao

      Yum Yum

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:02
    3. Gwen's avatar Gwen

      I'd love to learn how to cook asian. All I know is Dutch home cooking. This would sure make my world bigger! :-)

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:17
    4. Robyn Linton's avatar Robyn Linton

      I love asian cooking.I "lent my 2 books that I bought in the 70's written by Charmaine Solomons & the have not been returned,much to my disapointment!!! It would be great to win this prize,

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:58
    5. Charlotte BurtonBell's avatar Charlotte BurtonBell

      Fingers crossed! Thank you for the opportunity to enter.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:55
    6. Benita Glickman's avatar Benita Glickman

      Awesome prize! My fingers are crossed!

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:44
    7. Isabel's avatar Isabel

      My family would be delighted if I cook one of these exquisite dishes. But for that I need to have the collection. Hopefully get lucky

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:42
    8. Nuno Rocha's avatar Nuno Rocha

      top stuff!

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:12
    9. Trish Guyer's avatar Trish Guyer

      My elderly neighbour collects cookbooks and makes extra income by catering for friends' parties; she has just begun getting into Asian cooking! I'd love to win this for her!

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:55
    10. Nicholas Stephens's avatar Nicholas Stephens

      Bought the original in Singapore in 1978 and have been using it ever since. Will be great to win an updated version especially in a more useable format.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:20
    11. Wilma van Zwietering's avatar Wilma van Zwietering

      What a great prize to win. I'm getting more and more interested in Asian cooking.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:00
    12. Tom Scott's avatar Tom Scott

      It must be good to have been regularly published since 1976. It will make a difference to my Asian Cooking!!!!

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:59
    13. SilvijaP.'s avatar SilvijaP.

      great prize,love this

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:32
    14. Ceci's avatar Ceci

      I love Asian Food ! Good Luck ! :)

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:19
    15. Anne Mackle's avatar Anne Mackle

      I love Asian food. What a wonderful prize.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:03
    16. A.Beard's avatar A.Beard

      OMG this would be a great gift for my boyfriend! He's a cook and his birthday is soon so it would be nice to give him such a wonderful book with goodies ^^

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:41
    17. KATHY WYNNE's avatar KATHY WYNNE

      WOW, WE LOVE ASIAN FOOD...and cook books too so what a combo!!!

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:33
    18. Moureen's avatar Moureen

      Wow... I am a cooking novice but a big eater. Would love to have my first cooking books! Books, no matter their content are treasures..

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:31
    19. Liz White's avatar Liz White

      My daughter would volunteer to take over the cooking with this prize so I am keeping everything crossed

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:57
    20. Elizabeth D\'Abbs's avatar Elizabeth D\'Abbs

      I bought the first edition just after it was published.It eventually fell to pieces from hard work, and now its successor (pb) is suffering the same fate for the same reason. This fantastic book is also a family affair. My son and my daughter each have a copy, and claim never to have had a recipe failure.

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:48
    21. Dionne Comerford's avatar Dionne Comerford

      What an amazing prize!!! Would love it sooo much :)

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:46
    22. Johanna Tracey's avatar Johanna Tracey

      I have the original and it's falling apart . Held together with gaffer tape and ghee . I would love a nice new copy !

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:29
    23. Beans's avatar Beans

      I have been looking for a set just like this for my sister. It would be the ultimate birthday present for her

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:51
    24. Paul Perkins's avatar Paul Perkins

      My wife and I love Asian food and this would be a great boon for me to cook her even more great Asian dishes

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:48
    25. Ashleigh Bearman's avatar Ashleigh Bearman

      OMG this would be the perfect gift. I'd love to try and make Asian style food and present it beautifully. Fingers crossed, this would be a lovely birthday pressie!

      Posted Wed, 12 Mar 2014 07:40

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