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Food culture in Southeast Asia [electronic resource] / Penny Van Esterik.

By: Van Esterik, Penny.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Food culture around the world: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 141 p.) : ill., map.ISBN: 9780313344206 (electronic bk.); 0313344205 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Cooking, Southeast Asian | Food habits -- Southeast Asia | Home Economics | Social Science | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Customs & Traditions | Kochen | Ern�ahrungsgewohnheit | S�udostasienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Food culture in Southeast Asia.DDC classification: 394.1/20959 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Series Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Timeline; 1. Historical Overview; 2. Major Foods and Ingredients; 3. Cooking; 4. Typical Meals; 5. Eating Out; 6. Special Occasions; 7. Diet and Health; Glossary; Resource Guide; Selected Bibliography; Index;
Summary: Southeast Asian cuisines, such as Thai, have become quite popular in the United States even though immigrant numbers are low. The food is appealing because it is tasty, attractive, and generally healthful, with plentiful vegetables, fish, noodles, and rice. Food Culture in Southeast Asia is a richly informative overview of the food and foodways of the mainland countries including Burma, Thailand, Lao, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Malaysia, and the island countries of Singapore, Brunei, East Timor, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Students and other readers will learn how diverse peoples from diverse.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [135]-138) and index.

Southeast Asian cuisines, such as Thai, have become quite popular in the United States even though immigrant numbers are low. The food is appealing because it is tasty, attractive, and generally healthful, with plentiful vegetables, fish, noodles, and rice. Food Culture in Southeast Asia is a richly informative overview of the food and foodways of the mainland countries including Burma, Thailand, Lao, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Malaysia, and the island countries of Singapore, Brunei, East Timor, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Students and other readers will learn how diverse peoples from diverse.

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Series Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Timeline; 1. Historical Overview; 2. Major Foods and Ingredients; 3. Cooking; 4. Typical Meals; 5. Eating Out; 6. Special Occasions; 7. Diet and Health; Glossary; Resource Guide; Selected Bibliography; Index;

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