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Savoring Tuscany : Recipes and Reflections on Tuscan Cooking
by Lori De Mori
Part of the Savoring Series, which is one of my favorite series of books about Regional Cuisine, Savoring Tuscany is a beautiful book filled with sumptuous recipes and delectable writing about the cuisine and culture of Tuscany. As with all the books in the series, Savoring Tuscany is put together beautifully and all of the recipes are well written and presented. The recipes that we tested were all superb and the book is an excellent source for fans of Tuscan cuisine.
Recipe - Steamed Shrimp Stuffed with Baby Corn
by The Thai Cook
This recipe, with its simple combination of ingredients and unique presentation, makes a great main dish or appetizer. The recipe and photo were shared by The Thai Cook.
Steamed Shrimp Stuffed with Baby Corn
Recipe Submitted by "The Thai Cook".
300 grams shrimp, chopped
1/4 teaspoon pepper powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
200 grams baby corn
2 tablespoons green pea
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 cup corn flour
1 cup stock
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1.Mix shrimp with salt and pepper, add 1-2 teaspoons corn flour, beat until mix well.
2.Cover baby corn with 1.
3.Steam 4-5 minutes until cooked. Set aside.
4.Serve with gravy.
Boil stock, add soy sauce, sesame oil, green pea, sugar, and 3 tablespoons corn flour.
The Thai Cook runs the excellent Pad Thai web site which is full of terrific Thai recipes and beautiful photos.