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Malaysia: Recipes from a Family Kitchen

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Malaysian food has long been the hidden jewel of South-east Asian cookery - it's a fusion of the Chinese, Malay and Indian cultures that make up Malaysia itself. In her debut book Malaysia Ping Coombes shares all the secrets and delights of this extraordinary cuisine.

Drawing inspiration from her mother and from the late-night stalls and street markets in her hometown of Ip

Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published May 5th 2016 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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The recipe photography and cover design of this book is good... but I wish they would have included better pictures in certain sections. Many of the ingredients are specialty/culturally specific, and not including pictures of them is bad for the reader. I'll say it again: Cookbooks are reference books! If you're publishing a cookbook these days, you have the ability to include glossy color pictures like never before! I flipped through the first 46 pages trying to find pictures of ingredients and ...more
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What a wonderful book!

I grew up in "Malaya" (as it was then), and revisited in 1989. This book brings back the flavours and smells which i still love. The best food in the world.
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I've read through the book and have bookmarked a ton of recipes to try. The cooking directions are straight forward and the story telling of the author and her family delightful.
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