The Food of China

The Food of China

A Journey for Food Lovers

Paperback - 2005
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This book is a celebration of one of the world`s greatest cuisines. It takes readers on a journey from the Peking duck restaurants of Beijing to the kitchens of Shanghai, the tea gardens of Hangzhou and the dim sum chefs of Hong Kong, and reveals the food that defines today`s Chinese cooking -- from the tastiest barbecued spareribs, crispy skin duck, and flash-cooked pea sprouts to simple noodles and congee. The Food of China also provides information on: - Bean curd - Spicy condiments - Banquet food - Unusual sauces - China`s teas. About The Food of... series A culinary journey around the world. Each book in The Food of series is a comprehensive introduction to the world`s great cuisine. These books feature more than 100 delicious recipes that highlight each country`s culinary treasures. With instructive color photographs throughout, each recipe helps readers choose and identify produce, from vegetables and flavorings to street snacks, sweets, and colorful and exotic fruits. Feature sections explore the essence of each culture`s food and cooking techniques.

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Whitecap Books, 2005.
ISBN: 9781552856833
Branch Call Number: 641.5951
641.5951 22
Characteristics: 296 p. : col. ill., 1 col. map ; 30 cm.


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Aug 05, 2012

Good cookbook. Tried several recipes which were easy to follow. The photos are amazing. Grew up eating Southern Chinese food and was delighted to read about how the dishes that my mother prepared are actually from that region of China.


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