If you love traditional Asian cuisines or dishes inspired by the flavors of Asia, you can enjoy a wide array of the region’s tasty meals right from the comfort of your home. Whether you are looking for a salmon tofu watercress salad recipe or something similar, here are some of the best cookbooks to have if you want to savor the tastes of Asia at home.
1. At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka By Madhur Jaffrey
This cookbook makes it easier for everyone who loves Indian cuisine to prepare delicious dishes. It takes a simple approach to Indian cooking and provides insights into the flavors and spices that make for scrumptious meals.
2. Hot Sour Salty Sweet: A Culinary Journey Through Southeast Asia By Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid
Explore the flavors of Southeast Asia as you work your way through the recipes the authors shared. From Thai dishes to Vietnamese cuisine and more, you can experience the region’s unique flavors.
3. Japanese Soul Cooking: Ramen, Tonkatsu, Tempura, and More from the Streets and Kitchens of Tokyo and Beyond by Tadashi Ono and Harris Salat
With more than 100 recipes, Japanese Soul Cooking takes you on a flavorful culinary journey of Japan without leaving your home. It provides you with simple and step-by-step recipes to choose from to enjoy soulful and mouthwatering Japanese dishes and treats anytime you want.
4. Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking: Authentic Dishes for the Home Cook by Maangchi
Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking is your go-to source of recipes for home-cooked traditional Korean dishes. You can take your pick of recipes that range from simple fares that only require a few ingredients to more elaborate meals that would rival the ones you will find in Korean restaurants.