Jean B. MacLeod is a native of Liverpool, England and a writer of practical hints for the home and garden. A member of the Culinary Historians of Southern California and Slow Food USA, she lives in the Los Angeles area.
This book is a treasure trove of alternatives for ingredients typically found in Asian dishes. Including items from South Asia, Southeast Asia, and India, it serves as a handy resource not only for Asian food aficionados but for newbies seeking help in making some of their favorite dishes.
This easy-to-use book shows how to:
• Create commercial product knock-offs
• Use wild, edible fruits, nuts, and berries
• Convert dozens of recipes into gluten-free, lactose-free, or vegan versions
• Know the differences between various types of flours, starches, sugars, and shortenings
• Produce low-fat, low-sugar, or low-salt alternatives to favorite dishes
The Kitchen Paraphernalia Handbook is a home chef’s guide to getting more done with less. It features an A-to-Z guide of kitchen utensils, tools, and gadgets, and each item is accompanied by more common tools and easy techniques that can accomplish the same tasks.