Author: Susan Anderson
Menus from street stalls, canteens, and elegant eateries are presented; recipes for those meals follow. Her colorful photographs of vendors and their wares show many of the foods native to the lands. Such long coastlines create a diet rich in fish and shellfish. The vegan cook will prize raw vegetables, often served with spicy lime juice and shallots, crispy fried tempeh and marinated tofu, as well as noodle and rice dishes. Meat is less important: spicy, hot and sour, often with coconut or as stuffing in pancakes or chili peppers.