Mortar and Pestle

Classic Indonesian Recipes for the Modern Kitchen

Written By: Patricia Tanumihardja, Juliana Evari Suparman
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Mother/daughter team, Juliana and Pat, indulge readers with their vibrant collection of 75+ delicious recipes and their intimate knowledge of Indonesian cuisine. The accessible recipes in the Mortar and Pestle encompass popular dishes that appeal to both native Indonesians and those new to the cuisine, all of which can be easily replicated by home cooks using easily accessed ingredients available.

Old family photographs and cozy, family narratives bring the reader into the authors' home and allow them to travel vicariously through food. Written with the distinct sensibility of an Indonesian who was born and grew up in Indonesia (Julia) and her daughter who was raised in the culture and taught to cook from a young age (Pat), this comprehensive cookbook is lighthearted and punctuated with practical, how-to instruction. Mortar and Pestle proves Indonesian food can be prepared in any kitchen, anywhere in the world.

STEP-BY-STEP PHOTOGTAPHY: Helpful instructions for foundational techniques to support the home cook, whether beginner or experienced.

MORE THAN 75 RECIPES: A gold mine of delicious and authentic Indonesian classics such as Nasi Goreng and Tempeh

UNIQUE RECIPES: Indonesian food embodies a richness and complexity that reflects centuries of invaders, settlers, and immigrants.
Format: PLC
Publication Date: 8/27/2024
ISBN: 9781681889269
Pages: 224
Trim Size: 8 x 10

  • About the Author 
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Patricia Tanumihardja, Author: Born in Jakarta and raised in Singapore, Patricia Tanumihardja is a food writer and cookbook author. In addition to publishing four cookbooks and two food-themed children’s books, her bylines have appeared in the Washington Post, Epicurious, Food52, and Serious Eats.

Juliana Evari Suparman, Author: Juliana Evari Suparman was chef and co-owner of the beloved restaurant, Julia’s Indonesian Kitchen, in Seattle, WA. Born in Bandung, Indonesia, she was a floral designer in Singapore before moving to the U.S.