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Quick Ethnic Meals

Do you go out to ethnic restaurants because cooking a foreign meal yourself is just too long and involved? Or maybe you're stuck at home with the kids and you really would like to eat something a little more exotic than macaroni and cheese. Give these quick and easy ethnic cookbooks a try.

Jaffrey, Madhur
Madhur Jaffrey's Quick & Easy Indian Cooking
TX724.5.I4 J29 2007x
With more than ten reprints and now a new edition, reknowned cookbook author Madhur Jaffrey wins the popular vote for delicious Indian recipes that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less.
McDermott, Nancie
Quick & Easy Thai: 70 Everyday Recipes
TX724.5.T5 M33 2004
An easy, nicely photographed book from Chronicle Books.
McDermott, Nancie
Quick & Easy Vietnamese: 75 Everyday Recipes
TX724.5.V5 M38 2006
Simonds, Nina
Asian Noodles: Deliciously Simple Dishes to Twirl, Slurp, and Savor
TX809.M17 S58 1997
Simonds begins by running over all the different kinds of noodles you find in Asian food stores. Included are recipes for spicy sesame noodles, Vietnamese spring rolls and pho, soba and udon.
Simonds, Nina
Simple Asian Meals: Irresistibly Satisfying and Healthy Dishes for the Busy Cook
TX724.5.A1 S539 2012
Using only commonly available fresh, seasonal ingredients, Simonds presents over 100 recipes for accessible Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese specialties. Almost all her dishes require only one pot to prepare and she provides lists of basic staples readers should always keep on hand.
Tsai, Ming
Simply Ming One-Pot Meals: Quick, Healthy and Affordable Recipes
TX840.O53 T797 2010x
James Beard Award-winning chef Tsai (Simply Ming) provides 80 one-pan recipes that can be created quickly and healthfully, with relatively inexpensive ingredients. Tsai focuses on seven cooking methods best-suited to one-pot meals: braise, wok, sauté, roast, high temp--which includes steaming and flash frying--soup, and toss.