Asian Market Shopper by Chronicle Books (iPhone)
Released: May 21, 2011
Version: 1.4
Size: 134 MB
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Asian Market Shopper

Chronicle Books
Finding and buying Asian ingredients does not have to be frustrating. Here is the ultimate guide for understanding the 100 most commonly-used staples—from fish sauce, Sriracha and tamarind to curry leaf—all pictured with audio pronunciations and selection and storage tips. How-to videos and 25 recipes get you going on cooking!

Navigate an Asian market’s maze of ingredients with confidence. Identification photos (with labels of suggested brands), background information, and pointers on where things are found will enable you to master your markets. Use the audio tool to help you find what you need.

Mouth-watering recipes include Kimchi Fried Rice, Miso Soup, Kung Pao Chicken, spring rolls, Chicken Sate, Tandoori Chicken, Steamed Fish with Ginger and Scallion, Spicy Stir-Fried Crab, Shrimp Siu Mai Dumplings, Shaking Beef, Peanut Sauce, and more.

Helpful videos teach key skills: how to make spring rolls, how to rig a steamer, how to prepare lemongrass, how to make perfect rice, how to buy fresh fish, how to clean and break down a crab.

-Quick-reference guide puts essential information for 100 ingredients at your fingertips
-25 iconic and delicious tested recipes put your market purchases to use
-Instructive videos on fundamental techniques
-Detailed photographs of all recipes and ingredients
-Audio features teach ingredient and recipe pronunciation
-Shopping list function enables you to shop for multiple recipes

From Asian culinary expert Andrea Nguyen, contributor to the Los Angeles Times and contributing editor to Saveur magazine.

What's new in version 1.4
Fixed minor issue with lists in iOS5
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Asian Market Shopper is an ok, 3.5-star app.
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