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The Adobo Road Cookbook

A Filipino Food Journey : From Food Blog, to Food Truck, and Beyond
Gapultos, Marvin (Book - 2013)
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The Adobo Road Cookbook
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"In The Adobo Road Cookbook, Marvin Gapultos, a food blogger-turned-gourmet food trucker, brings the exotic--yet easy to make--flavors of the Philippines into your home. With a distinct lack of Filipino restaurants to be found, the road to great Filipino food begins and ends at home. In his debut cookbook, Marvin demonstrates that Filipino cuisine can be prepared in any kitchen--from Manila to Los Angeles and everywhere in-between. Marvin interprets traditional Filipino flavors with equal parts kitchen savvy and street smarts--providing easy-to-follow, tried-and-true recipes that serve as a guide to the pleasures of Filipino cooking. The nearly 100 recipes in these pages pave a culinary road trip that transports home cooks to the roadside food stalls, bars and home kitchens of the Philippines, to the hungry streets of L.A., and even into the kitchens of Marvin's grandmother, mother and aunties. A highly personal take on traditional Filipino cooking, The Adobo Road Cookbook boasts a tantalizing mix of native Filipino flavors, as well as influences from Spain, Mexico, China, and the U.S. From chapters featuring surefire entertaining foods like Filipino bar food, street food and cocktails to a complete section of adobo recipes, both traditional and with a twist, the recipes found in The Adobo Road Cookbook express Marvin's unique approach to cooking. All of his recipes emphasize their authentic Filipino roots, taking advantage of traditional island flavors for which the Philippines is rightly renowned. Recipes include: Slow-Braised Pork Belly and Pineapple Adobo, Spicy Sizzling Pork (Sisig), Salmon and Miso Sour Soup (Sinigang), Crunchy Crab Spring Rolls (Lumpia), Coconut Milk Risotto with Kabocha Squash and Long Beans, Chicken Adobo Pot Pies, Sweet Corn and Coconut Panna Cotta, Spicy Sizzling Pork, Gin Fizz Tropical, Banana-Nut Rolls."-- Provided by publisher.
Authors: Gapultos, Marvin
Title: The adobo road cookbook
a Filipino food journey : from food blog, to food truck, and beyond
Publisher: Rutland, Vt. :, Tuttle Publishing,, [2013]
Characteristics: 144 pages :,color illustrations ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Marvin Gapultos
Contents: Recipes include:
Slow-Braised Pork Belly and Pineapple Adobo
Spicy Sizzling Pork (Sisig)
Salmon and Miso Sour Soup (Sinigang)
Chili Crab Spring Rolls (Lumpia)
Coconut Milk Risotto with Kabocha Squash and Long Beans
Chicken Adobo Pot Pies
Sweet Corn and Coconut Milk Panna Cotta
Spicy Sizzling Pork
Gin Fizz Tropical
Banana-Nut Spring Rolls
Summary: "In The Adobo Road Cookbook, Marvin Gapultos, a food blogger-turned-gourmet food trucker, brings the exotic--yet easy to make--flavors of the Philippines into your home. With a distinct lack of Filipino restaurants to be found, the road to great Filipino food begins and ends at home. In his debut cookbook, Marvin demonstrates that Filipino cuisine can be prepared in any kitchen--from Manila to Los Angeles and everywhere in-between. Marvin interprets traditional Filipino flavors with equal parts kitchen savvy and street smarts--providing easy-to-follow, tried-and-true recipes that serve as a guide to the pleasures of Filipino cooking. The nearly 100 recipes in these pages pave a culinary road trip that transports home cooks to the roadside food stalls, bars and home kitchens of the Philippines, to the hungry streets of L.A., and even into the kitchens of Marvin's grandmother, mother and aunties. A highly personal take on traditional Filipino cooking, The Adobo Road Cookbook boasts a tantalizing mix of native Filipino flavors, as well as influences from Spain, Mexico, China, and the U.S. From chapters featuring surefire entertaining foods like Filipino bar food, street food and cocktails to a complete section of adobo recipes, both traditional and with a twist, the recipes found in The Adobo Road Cookbook express Marvin's unique approach to cooking. All of his recipes emphasize their authentic Filipino roots, taking advantage of traditional island flavors for which the Philippines is rightly renowned. Recipes include: Slow-Braised Pork Belly and Pineapple Adobo, Spicy Sizzling Pork (Sisig), Salmon and Miso Sour Soup (Sinigang), Crunchy Crab Spring Rolls (Lumpia), Coconut Milk Risotto with Kabocha Squash and Long Beans, Chicken Adobo Pot Pies, Sweet Corn and Coconut Panna Cotta, Spicy Sizzling Pork, Gin Fizz Tropical, Banana-Nut Rolls."-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN: 0804842574
9780804842570
Branch Call Number: 641.59599 G2119a 2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: Cooking, Philippine
Genre/Form: Cookbooks
Topical Term: Cooking, Philippine
LCCN: 2012042004
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"In The Adobo Road Cookbook, Marvin Gapultos, a food blogger-turned-gourmet food trucker, brings the exotic--yet easy to make--flavors of the Philippines into your home." - From the publisher


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