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Asian Vegetables
From Longbeans to Lemongrass, A Simple Guide
to Asian Produce Plus 60 Delicious, Easy Recipes

By Sara Deseran

Asian Vegetables 
For anyone who has ever been dazzled but daunted at the Asian market, here is an indispensable, easy-to-use guide to identifying, choosing and preparing these wonderfully unusual vegetables. From Amaranth and Bok Choy to Lotus Root and Lemongrass, food editor and writer Sara Deseran describes clearly the exotic array of Asian produce now widely available. Explaining everything you need to know to shop confidently. This lavishly photographed resource is rounded out with 60 contemporary recipes from Edamame with Szechwan Pepper-Salt to Stir-Fried Shrimp and Garlic Chives. Your mouth will water just skimming the book!

Asian Vegetables takes the mystery out of these enticing ingredients and puts the flavor in for fabulously healthy and delicious meals.


Buy the Book!


Asian Vegetables
By Sara Deseran
Chronicle Books, June 2001
Paperback, $18.95
Color photographs throughout
ISBN: 0-8118-2759-3
Information provided by the publisher.


Asian Vegetables



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