Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Original Publisher
Chronicle Books
Date of publication
2009
ISBN
0811859339

says

Eileen Yin-Fei Lo presents an instruction manual for the aspiring Chinese cuisine chef. Included are lessons on stir-frying, steaming, poaching, and more, along with a brief description of the context and tradition behind each dish. These recipes are accessible for the beginner and flavorful for all, and a passion and reverence for the culture shows in Lo’s knowledgeable yet uncomplicated guidance.

from the publisher

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. Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking makes the glories of this ancient cuisine utterly accessible.

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John Birdsall

Food Writer

With calm professionalism, this book lends order to a sprawling subject.