Go shopping with an Asian grandma in your pocket! Fill in the information below, and you’ll be entered to win one of three free downloads of the Asian Ingredients 101 application for iPhone, courtesy of Pat Tanumihardja, a Leite’s Culinaria contributing writer who’s also thought a lot about Chinese New Year traditions.
Note: You can enter one time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is noon (12:00 p.m.) EST 2.7.11.
Have you ever tried cooking Thai Basil Pork or Beef Rendang but just couldn’t make heads or tails of the recipe? Or have you wandered around an Asian market aimlessly searching for an ingredient you can’t even pronounce? Fret no more. Asian Ingredients 101 is a comprehensive guide to East Asian, Southeast Asian, and South Asian ingredients at your fingertips. Whether you’re shopping at an Asian market or traveling in Asia, this app will help you identify more than 100 ingredients ranging from spices to herbs to sauces.
Entries in the application feature:
- Beautiful color photographs
- Listings of the ingredient names in different languages
- Information on where to look in the market (frozen or dried goods?)
- Wisdom on the best selection and preparation methods for the ingredient
Pat Tanumihardja is not only the author of this fabulous app, but also of The Asian Grandmother’s Cookbook (Sasquatch Books, 2009). A couple of our favorite recipes from the book include Chicken Coconut Noodle Soup and Wok-Fried Pea Shoots.
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Core Details from Apple: Only US-based iTunes account holders are eligible. Sorry, it’s a tech thing. Winners will download a free copy of the app directly to the iPhone using a promotional code that will be sent by email once the prize is claimed. (This code will require that you have access to your iTunes account from the device you are using to open the link.)
OFFICIAL RULES:No purchase necessary to enter or win. Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 states of the U.S. (and the District of Columbia) and/or those who hold a U.S.-based iTunes account, and who are 18 years of age at time of entry. Leite’s Culinaria assumes no responsibility for late or misdirected entries due to SPAM, technological, or e-mail filtering issues or for prizes lost in transit. For this giveaway, entrants can enter 1 time per e-mail address per day. The use of any system, robot, agent, or software to automatically submit entries in connection with this Giveaway is prohibited. Leite’s Culinaria’s decisions concerning all matters related to this sweepstakes are final. A randomly selected winner will be notified by e-mail. Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received. Leite’s Culinaria employees, independent contractors, and their immediate family members are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited by law. No cash substitutions, transfer, or assignment of prizes allowed except by Leite’s Culinaria. Winner must claim prize within 2 weeks or the prize will be forfeited. Winner grants to Leite’s Culinaria the right to use his/her name and biographical information in advertising and promotion without compensation or permission. Any tax, international or otherwise, is the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner releases Leite’s Culinaria from any liability arising out of participation in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, use, or misuse of the prize. List of winners available here. Note: All prizes valued at $49.99 or less have been donated. All prizes valued at $50.00 or more have been purchased by Leite’s Culinaria.