Charmaine Solomon's Encyclopedia of Asian Food will lead you from Goa to Kyoto, from Myanmar to Manila, shedding light on the shapes, aromas, color and flavors from these far-flung culinary destinations. Learn how to best enjoy exotic fruits, such as rambutan, pulasan and mangosteen and how to make delicious korma, curry, biriani and rabri. Explanations are given about the health-giving properties, dangers and curiosities of many common foods. Clearly organized and comprehensive with over 500 recipes, the Encyclopedia of Asian Food features color illustrations, a recipe index and a helpful glossary of terms. With this practical and definitive guide to Asian cookery as your guide, explore the last frontier of world cuisine-and create exciting dishes you'd never thought possible.