Spicy sauces, succulent meat, vibrant colors and heavenly aromas - these elements and many more have made the cuisines of India, China and Southeast Asia the most sought-after and respected in the world. Exquisite spice blends and recipes have been passed down through generations, and are crafted to make every meal a sensational, unforgettable medley of flavors. While most of us rely on our local Asian eateries, this book brings together 1000 best-loved dishes so that cooks can create their own fabulous feasts at home. The secret to many of these recipes is their very simplicity, and the fast cooking that locks in the freshness and flavor of fine seafood, meat and vegetables. This incredibly wide-ranging recipe collection includes appetizers and soups, curries, stir-fries, biryani and pilau dishes, noodles, breads and desserts - everything from hot favorites to lesser-known regional specialties. Alongside every recipe are nutritional notes, so that you can keep an eye on the energy, fat, carbohydrate and mineral content of your meals.