This is a completely revised and updated edition of Charmaine Solomon s influential and iconic The Complete Asian Cookbook. Heralded as a classic when it was first published in 1976, it covers 800 classic and contemporary dishes from fifteen countries (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, The Philippines, China, Korea and Japan). Written with the home cook in mind, Charmaine s recipes are straightforward, simple to follow and work every time. Recipe and chapter introductions give valuable information about how local dishes are prepared and served, and there is a comprehensive glossary for unfamiliar ingredients. The Complete Asian Cookbook is a book that belongs in the kitchens of every household.