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The Eastern & Oriental Cookbook

{Cookbook Review} The Eastern & Oriental Cookbook by Will Ricker

I am a cookbook addict.  I belong to to the cookbook anonymous club, if there is any.  Even hubby knows that and he will not interfere in my cookbook shopping spree.  Phew! Cooking out of cookbooks is fun but improvising them is even better.  Why create when there are good recipes out there? Today I’m going to share with you a cookbook by Will Ricker: The Eastern & Oriental Cookbook.  If you noticed, I have attempted some recipes from this book and so far I’m loving it. I was sold the moment I saw the name – Eastern & Oriental – which has an old fashioned romantic ring to it.  Reminds me of the heritage E&O hotel in Penang, Malaysia and the exclusive romantic train ride with the Eastern & Oriental Express. The book is in fact, named after restaurateur Will Ricker’s acclaimed restaurant in London, which is renowned for its style and sophistication.  What really entices me are the recipes, created with home cooks in mind.  The steps are easy to follow and much of the ingredients are …