China: The Cookbook

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"China: The Cookbook" is a comprehensive guide to the diverse and delicious culinary traditions of China. From the complex flavors of Sichuanese cuisine to the delicate dumplings of Shanghai, this cookbook offers over 650 authentic recipes that capture the essence of Chinese cooking. With beautiful photographs and step-by-step instructions, home cooks can explore the rich history and regional variations of Chinese cuisine, and learn to create dishes that are both classic and contemporary.

Some of the most important points of "China: The Cookbook" include:

  • Over 650 recipes from every region of China, including dim sum, street food, seafood, and vegetarian dishes.
  • Easy-to-follow instructions and helpful tips for mastering essential Chinese cooking techniques, such as stir-frying and steaming.
  • A comprehensive guide to Chinese ingredients and cooking tools, with advice on how to source and substitute for hard-to-find items.
  • Gorgeous photographs of finished dishes and ingredients, as well as images of Chinese markets and street food scenes.
  • Background information on the cultural and historical context of Chinese cuisine, including traditions, festivals, and culinary customs.

Details of the book:

  • Author: Kei Lum Chan and Diora Fong Chan
  • Publisher: Phaidon Press
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 720
  • Publication date: September 2016
  • Language: English