Made up of more than 17,000 islands, Indonesia is known as The Spice Islands, home to aromatics such as nutmeg, mace and cloves - evocative ingredients that permeate spicy cuisine. The Indonesian Table explores Indonesia's rich culinary heritage through the personal stories and recipes of Petty Pandean-Elliott, from childhood memories of cooking with her grandmother in Manado to her travels throughout the archipelago; and features classic and iconic Indonesian recipes such as fiery chili sambal, grilled chicken satay, nasi goreng and beef rendang, considered by many to be the world's most delicious dish.
It is truly remarkable that a talented chef is also a sensational storyteller ... Petty takes you on a journey through the archipelago, through her food and her life.' - Julien Royer, chef-owner of restaurant Odette.
The collection also showcases regional dishes, including fragrant coconut curries, tasty laksas, fortifying sotos and traditional desserts. The 150 accessible recipes are adapted for home cooks, with readily available ingredients and uncomplicated preparation methods. With an introduction to Indonesian food culture, beautiful images of the recipes and local culture, and personal stories that reveal the rich history and inspiration behind each recipe, this is the perfect companion to Indonesian cuisine.
Title: The Indonesian Table
Author: Petty Pandean-Elliott
Size: 196 x 257 x 29 mm
Size: 256 pages
Weight: 968 grams