October 28, 2009
October 28, 2009
This new masterwork of Chinese cuisine showcases acclaimed chef Eileen Yin-Fei Lo's decades of culinary virtuosity. A series of lessons build skill, knowledge, and confidence as Lo guides the home cook step by step through the techniques, ingredients, and equipment that define Chinese cuisine. With more than 100 classic recipes and technique illustrations throughout, Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking makes the glories of this ancient cuisine utterly accessible. Stunning color photography reveals the treasures of old and new China, from the zigzagging alleys of historical Guangzhou to the bustle of city centers and faraway Chinatowns, as well as wonderful ingredients and gorgeous finished dishes. Step-by-step brush drawings illustrate Chinese cooking techniques. This lavish volume takes its place as the Chinese cookbook of choice in the cook's library.
Inventively organized by cooking technique, such as "Stir-Frying," expert chef and cookbook author Eileen Yin-Fei Lo shares her wealth of knowledge about the varied and adventurous cuisine of China. Opening with the intricacies of preparing a Chinese pantry to creating some of the more difficult dishes, as well as simple classics, this is a detailed resource. Toothsome recipes include Spicy Red Chile Sauce; Barbequed Pork; and Hunan Hot-and-Spicy Shrimp. With full-color photographs.
Sub-Genre: Regional + Ethnic / Chinese
- Subgenre: Regional + Ethnic / Chinese
- Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
- Pages: 381
- Language: English
- Release Date: October 28, 2009
- Author: Eileen Yin-Fei Lo
- Online Item #: 11670317
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 247-01-5301
- ISBN: 9780811859332
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported