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Asian Market Shopper

By Chronicle Books

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Finding and buying Asian ingredients does not have to be frustrating. Here is the ultimate guide for understanding the 100 most commonly-used staples—from fish sauce, Sriracha and tamarind to curry leaf—all pictured with audio pronunciations and selection and storage tips. How-to videos and 25 recipes get you going on cooking!

Navigate an Asian market’s maze of ingredients with confidence. Identification photos (with labels of suggested brands), background information, and pointers on where things are found will enable you to master your markets. Use the audio tool to help you find what you need.

Mouth-watering recipes include Kimchi Fried Rice, Miso Soup, Kung Pao Chicken, spring rolls, Chicken Sate, Tandoori Chicken, Steamed Fish with Ginger and Scallion, Spicy Stir-Fried Crab, Shrimp Siu Mai Dumplings, Shaking Beef, Peanut Sauce, and more.

Helpful videos teach key skills: how to make spring rolls, how to rig a steamer, how to prepare lemongrass, how to make perfect rice, how to buy fresh fish, how to clean and break down a crab.

-Quick-reference guide puts essential information for 100 ingredients at your fingertips
-25 iconic and delicious tested recipes put your market purchases to use
-Instructive videos on fundamental techniques
-Detailed photographs of all recipes and ingredients
-Audio features teach ingredient and recipe pronunciation
-Shopping list function enables you to shop for multiple recipes

From Asian culinary expert Andrea Nguyen, contributor to the Los Angeles Times and contributing editor to Saveur magazine.

What's New in Version 1.4

Fixed minor issue with lists in iOS5

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Customer Reviews

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Gorgeous, helpful app for us honkies that love Asian food.
How much coconut milk should I use in the "chicken with vinegar and coconut sauce" recipe?

Last Update 11/1/11

Reviews contain many suggestions for upgrades and enhancements, but the developer hasn’t laid a hand on this app since 2011. If that doesn’t tell you something, you may be hard of hearing.

Asian Market Shopper
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  • $3.99
  • Category: Food & Drink
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.4
  • Size: 140 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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