About the book:
A TASTE OF THE FAR EAST is a classic evocation of the region's food and drink, a gastronomic tour of some truly exotic places. Madhur Jaffrey, with her great enthusiasm, delves deeply into local traditions and history to describe the cultural and culinary influences that have shaped each nation's unique cuisine. The 180 recipes she has selected reflect this diversity, and she knowledgeably provides introductions describing local traditions and produce. Rich in anecdotes and humour, Madhur Jaffrey's book is a mouth-watering introduction and companion to some of the world's most delicious foods.