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Gorontalo culinary book presented at Frankfurt Book Fair

Syamsul Huda M. Suhari
Syamsul Huda M. Suhari

The Jakarta Post

Gorontalo | Fri, October 21, 2016 | 09:02 am
Gorontalo culinary book presented at Frankfurt Book Fair

The 136-page Trailing the Taste of Gorontalo was published by the nonprofit Omar Niode Foundation, which focuses on local cuisine, education and agriculture. (Shutterstock/File)

A book on Gorontalo cuisine is currently being showcased at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany, which runs until Oct. 23.

The 136-page Trailing the Taste of Gorontalo was published by the nonprofit Omar Niode Foundation, which focuses on local cuisine, education and agriculture.

Among the book's contents are 24 articles on culinary subjects and recommended places to visit, 57 photos, nine recipes and 10 testimonies from tourism and culinary figures, such as Chef William Wongso and Elena Aniere from the grassroots organization, Slow Food International.

(Read also: Frankfurt Book Fair about to open)

Omar Niode Foundation chairwoman Amanda Niode said in a press release on Thursday that the book would be showcased at the 1,000-square-meter Gourmet Gallery where 80 exhibitors from 20 countries are displaying at least 1,000 book titles. It also features cooking shows, food tasting, book readings, business meetings and presentations by culinary experts.

In May, Trailing the Taste of Gorontalo received the Best in the World Gourmand World Cookbook Award 2015 in the Asian cuisine category. (kes)

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