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(Filipino) Stewart, Gertrude. Gertrude Stewart's Manila Cook Book.

Illus. with 27 pages of tropical fruit drawings. Pictorial boards & jacket displaying a map of Manila food markets. First Edition. Manila: Evening News, 1958.

A fantastic book of Filipino cookery, with glossary of tropical fruits, nuts, spices, beans, etc. (with lengthy descriptions of each variety), ideas on barbecue, cooling desserts, holidays in the tropics, and local food markets. A fascinating study of Manila's food scene at mid-century. Small tears to upper jacket extremities, else very good and bright. 

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