Discover, explore, and savor the delights of the kitchen with the doyen of Singaporean cuisine. Shiok! (which means “Wow!”) is a blessing to the novice--the encyclopedia of ingredients, detailed description of utensils and implements, and notes on techniques will help even the greenest cook explore this luscious culinary realm. And for the veteran, it is both a bible of standard classics like chili crab, satay, and bak kut and a guide to new favorites such as chicken tempura, healthy nasi ulam, and creative versions of roti prata. With over 100 color photographs, this is an attractive, easy-to-use introduction to the cuisine of this rising star of Asia.