About Simple Asian Meals
With authentic Asian ingredients filling mainstream grocery stores and farmers’ market, vibrant flavors from across the continent are making their way into the repertoires of home chefs everywhere. For those wondering how to prepare real Asian cuisine at home with a minimum of time an equipment, award-winning cookbook author and Asian food guru Nina Simonds has delicious answers.
In Simple Asian Meals, Simonds has refined and streamlined 100 recipes for Chinese, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese specialties–most made in a single pot. Making strategic use of pre-prepped ingredients like packaged broccoli slaw or peeled baby carrots, she places complexly flavored dishes like Hearty Soup Pots and easy Stir-Fry Suppers squarely in the wheelhouse of even the most time-pressed weeknight cook. She also offers insights into the health-giving benefit of many common Asian ingredients, showing that when it comes to eating well, a thoughtful approach–not hours of shopping, chopping, or prepping–is the most essential element.