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Just Add Rice - Stories and Recipes By a Taiwanese South African (Hardcover) Price: R296
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Just Add Rice - Stories and Recipes By a Taiwanese South African (Hardcover)

Ming-Cheau Lin

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Just add rice is about Taiwanese cuisine, which seeks balance and harmony in taste, texture and nutritional value. But it’s also about home cooking, about familiarity and comfort and celebrating culture – recipes that connect the author to her parents when they lived in another city and in a distant country.

- Delicious, nutritious food on a budget.

- Comprehensive list of need-to-have pantry items for cooking Taiwanese and Chinese food.

- East Asian ingredients that are available to the South African market, with suggested substitutions.

- Essential information on traditional Chinese dining etiquette, customs and traditions.

- Simple recipes for home cooks.

- East Asians can enjoy their first locally produced cookbook with stories that reflect relatable culture and culinary heritage.

- Anyone who is interested in Chinese home cooking, food and South African food heritage.


Imprint: Quivertree Publications
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: June 2018
Authors: Ming-Cheau Lin
Dimensions: 260 x 205 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 228
ISBN-13: 978-1-928429-02-9
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > General
Books > Health, Home & Family > Cookery / food & drink etc > Quick & easy cooking
Books > Food & Drink > Quick & easy cooking
Books > Biography > General
Books > Local Author Showcase > Food & Drink
Books > Local Author Showcase > Biography
Books > Promotion > Cookbooks
Books > Promotion > Heritage Month > Biography
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Books > Promotion > Heritage Month > Family & Home
LSN: 1-928429-02-5
Barcode: 9781928429029

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Spectacular read!

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 | Review by: Nadine

One of the best cookbooks yet! Absolutely enthralled, I cannot put it down. Ming manages to find a balance between cookbook and casual conversation about her culture and history. It feels like stepping into the kitchen of the author and having a cup of tea, a hug and a good conversation. So excited to try the recipes such as the soups and fried rice. Utterly grateful for the etiquette lessons as well!

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Brilliant if you love East Asian food!

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 | Review by: Jasmine

I am so excited that there is FINALLY a locally published book on East Asian cuisine. The recipes are easy to understand and the author makes use of ingredients that are available in South Africa. Her dishes are inexpensive to prepare and she offers great tips. My favourite dish so far - Three Cup Chicken!

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Wed, 13 Jun 2018 | Review by: Jaclyn

A heart-warming glimpse into Ming-Cheauís family roots and how her multi-cultural upbringing influenced her in the kitchen. Especially nostalgic are the many dishes her parents and grandparents shared with and taught her and how sheís adapted some of them slightly to accommodate South African ingredients. I am particularly excited about making the sacha sauce lamb & spinach! Genuinely written, with a unique story that she shares willingly and graciously, Ming-Cheauís first recipe book is a complete delight.

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Love this recipe book full of heart

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 | Review by: Christine

Fantastic cookbook - makes the Taiwanese cuisine accessible. It is also full of heart with sincere portrayal of an immigrant story and how she found root in the rainbow nation.❤️

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