Instant Pot Asian Cookbook Presentation with Author Pat Tanumihardja

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Cookbook author Patricia Tanumihardja shows us how to make Instant Pot Asian Meals: Fast, Fresh & Affordable recipes !

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Patricia Tanumihardja joins us for a conversation about her cookbook, ingredients, recipe conversion to instant pot techniques, and how she came to write cookbooks. She'll also give a quick demo of a recipe!

Instant Pot Asian Pressure Cooker Meals shows you how to cook all your favorite Asian dishes at home using healthy, inexpensive ingredients and your Instant Pot! In this cookbook, Asian-American food expert Pat Tanumihardja shows you how to buy fresh ingredients, condiments and spices from your local supermarket, farmers market or health food store on a budget, then how to use them to prepare delicious and flavorful Asian dishes using an Instant Pot. To round off the menu, Tanumihardja even presents a handful of popular Asian desserts and snacks. Sticky rice with mango or Filipino caramel flan' As the author reveals, everything is possible in your Instant Pot, and this cookbook shows you how to do it!

Purchase a copy of the cookbook here!

The author takes you through all the basics--including making rice and soup stocks--then shows you how to prepare all the popular dishes you love, including:

• Sweet and Sour Pork (Chinese)

• Lemon Teriyaki Chicken (Japanese)

• Kalbijjim Braised Beef Short Ribs (Korean)

• Chicken Adobo (Filipino)

• Pho Chicken Noodle Soup (Vietnamese)

• Pad Thai Rice Noodles (Thai)

• Red Lentil Dal with Dates and Caramelized Onions (Indian)

About the author: Born in Indonesia and raised in Singapore, Patricia Tanumihardja has been a food and lifestyle writer for over a decade and her bylines appear in many online and print publications. Pat credits her eclectic culinary aptitude and global outlook to her multicultural background. From personal essays to a treatise on soy sauce, she writes about the intersection of food, culture, and history. When it comes to recipes, she especially enjoys pairing tradition with modern-day sensibilities. She is the author of 4 books on pan-Asian cooking and her latest, Asian Pickles at Home and Instant Pot Asian Pressure Cooker Meals: Fast, Fresh & Affordable, are out now! Pat lives in Springfield, VA with her husband and son. Find Pat on Twitter: @PicklesandTea, Instagram: @Pickles.and.Tea and online:

This event is co-sponsored by Oakland Asian Cultural Center.


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