Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Memories of Philippine Kitchens by Amy Besa

While other Asian countries established a formal cuisine through palace kitchens, that trained chefs and passed cooking techniques and traditions intact from one generation to the next, the essence of Filipino cuisine lies in the simple kitchens of Filipino homes. Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan have spent years researching these recipes and cooking techniques, and Amy Besa traces the history of Filipino food from native dishes (Food That Was Always Ours) through dishes that show the influences of the Chinese, the Spanish/Mexicans, and the Americans (Food That We Borrowed and Made Ours), with recipes interspersed throughout. The Philippine Islands are brought to life through the stories behind the dishes and their traditional cooking techniques.

Buy Memories of Philippine Kitchens by Amy Besa from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781584794516
ISBN-10: 1584794518
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 254mm x mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
Publish Date: 27-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Memories of Philippine Kitchens by Amy Besa

Book Reviews - Memories of Philippine Kitchens by Amy Besa

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Memories of Philippine Kitchens book by Amy Besa and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Amy Besa

Amy Besa and Romy Dorotan met while both were students at Temple University. Both Philippines natives, Amy was an undergraduate student of Mass Communications, while Romy was working on a Ph.D. in Economics. Their restaurant Cendrillon (Cinderella in French) was born in 1995, and quickly gained a reputation as one of the best pan-Asian restaurants in New York.

Books By Amy Besa

Memories of Philippine Kitchens by Amy Besa
Hardback, May 2012