The authors are world travelers and noted photographers. As such, they have filled this gorgeous cookbook with photographs of the food and lands that to which they traveled to collect the information for this coffee table-sized book. Starting in Yunan in Southern China and moving through Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, the reader will take a trip down the Mekong tasting and learning the combinations of tastes that were available. The recipes bring the flavors of these exotic places into your own kitchen. There are 175 recipes and 200 color photographs to enjoy. The authors include interesting anecdotes regarding the regions they travel through. Much more than a cookbook, this is a cultural tour of south Asia with a bonus of the recipes that combine the flavors of Southeast Asia.
Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our February, 2001 issue.
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