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ISBN-10: 1401341284

ISBN-13: 9781401341282

"Starting with charred fried rice and finishing with flaky pineapple brownies, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan takes us alongside on a private trip that the majority can simply fantasize about--an exploration of kin historical past and tradition via a mastery of home-cooked dishes. Tan's delectable schooling in the course of the panorama of Singaporean food teaches us that nutrition is the tie that binds."
--Jennifer eight. Lee, writer of The Fortune Cookie Chronicles

After growing to be up within the such a lot food-obsessed urban on the earth, Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan left domestic and family members at eighteen for America--proof of the rebelliousness of daughters born within the yr of the Tiger. yet as a thirtysomething model author in long island, she felt the Singaporean dishes that outlined her youth starting to name her again. used to be it too overdue to profit the secrets and techniques of her grandmothers' and aunties' kitchens, in addition to the tumultuous relatives historical past that had stored them hidden sooner than In her quest to recreate the dishes of her local Singapore via cooking together with her kin, Tan realized not just loved recipes yet long-buried tales of earlier generations.

A Tiger within the Kitchen, consisting of ten actual recipes for Singaporean classics equivalent to pineapple truffles and Teochew braised duck, is the fascinating, fantastically written tale of a Chinese-Singaporean ex-pat who learns to infuse her manhattan way of life with the wealthy classes of the Singaporean kitchen, finally reconnecting along with her relatives and herself.

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