The Slanted Door: Review

The Slanted Door: Review

I was pretty excited to get this book! It’s a food genre that I’m not really that familiar with. We have a couple of Vietnamese restaurants here, but I’ve only been to one and I can’t say I remember a lot about the menu. It was Vietnamese, Chinese, and also included Dim Sum. I’ll definitely be throwing some recipes out of it up on the blog as I make them! I am very excited about that part. It’s not often that my kitchen gets to see Asian ingredients or Asian methods. First¬†Impressions I love that this is a big, sturdy book. When I’m reading novels I want them to either be paperback or I want them to be on my e-reader. But with a cookbook, I want it big, heavy, and able to stand up to abuse. I have my things so I can USE my things! It’s not that I don’t take care of my things, it’s just…. No, it’s that I don’t take care of my things. My laptop sits on the counter while I’m cooking and is almost always splattered with foodstuffs, and my cookbook pages have stains and are worn in some places. You get the idea. I am a huge texture person, though, and this book kind of has a rough burlap-like cover. Not my thing. But it’s not like I’ll really be holding it much, right? The pages themselves are pretty glossy, though, which is nice for the pictures! The Recipes First I’ll start off by saying that I really thought it was cool how the recipes in the book were ordered by...