This new title in the Periplus World Food Series examines the historical a regional influences that have shaped the cuisine of the Philippines.Baking a native cake like the bibingka is done by setting hot coals over and under a clay pot lined inside with banana leaves. ... Such native kitchen- ware is being overtaken by teflon pans and electric rice cookers which transmit new efficiency, but bypass the old country flavors. ... A traditional cooka#39;s most important tool is often the chopping knife and sangkalan, the solid wooden chopping block andanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Food of the Philippines|
|Author||:||Reynaldo G. Alejandro|
|Publisher||:||Tuttle Publishing - 1999|