Artichoke: Recipes & Stories from Singapore's Most Rebellious Kitchen

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Epigram Books, 2014 - Cooking - 272 pages
Featuring over 90 recipes with full coloured photos and written in a casual, approachable style, this cookbook makes the perfect gift for fans of Artichoke, Bjorn or uninhibitedly rockin’ food in general.

Bjorn Shen, chef-owner of popular and rebellious restaurant Artichoke, reveals the scrappy stories and recklessly creative recipes behind his deviant Middle Eastern enterprise in this no-holds barred memoir-cookbook. Expect stories on cooking accidents, tasteless jokes, masochistic behaviour, epic staff meals, ridiculous customer complaints and more.

His penchant for unapologetic, full-blown flavour is also reflected in recipes that run the gamut from Middle Eastern-inflected basturma-cured tuna to borderline insane offerings of Oreo ‘pancakes’, a Mamee salad and a humongous lamb shoulder called, appropriately, The Lambgasm.

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People of Artichoke Past Present
Tattoos Tomatoes
Staff Meals
Bacon is Evil We Must Destroy It with Our Teeth Chapter 14 Nothing Escapes the Fryer
Everyday I Die a Little
Artichoke Abroad
Lolly Bags

A Lesson in Business
Whats So Difficult About That? Chapter 6 The Lousy Beetroot Salad
Cuts Burns
Reckless Creativity
The Lambgasm

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