Trader Vic's Pacific Island Cookbook with Side Trips to Hong Kong, Southeast Asia, Mexico and Texas. Illustrated with 20 photographs in color and more than 70 drawings. 300 food and drink recipes from 18 different places, 1968 Photography by Bruce Harlow, Illustrations by Wing Low. Stated first edition, Doubleday & Company, 287 pages, 1968.
This book is in mint condition, dust jacket has some tears and wear but is now wrapped in mylar for protection.
Lots of Polynesian recipes, modern and traditional luau recipes that Trader Vic's was known for. Recipes included are: Pake Crab, Pake Lobster, Beef Teriyaki, Barbecued Chicken, Suckling Pig, Curry, Sweet & Sour, Peanut Sauce, Quesadillas, Mexican style Rabbit, Sambals, Texas Chili, about 30 different rice recipes, Mandarin Soup, Flan, Chutney, Babalu, Chicken and Bananas, Singapore Gin Sling, Rum Cosmo and so much more.
Note: Trader Vic's invented the Mai Tai in 1944. (is Tahitian for Out of this World). The recipe is Jamaican Rum, squeeze of lime, dash of rock candy syrup, splash of orange curacao and French orgeat. Pour over cracked ice.
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Trader Vic's Pacific Island Cookbook 1st Edition, 1968