Thin Pancakes


Appears in

Mrs. Chiang’s Szechwan Cookbook

By Ellen Schrecker

Published 1976

  • About

Right after the wheat harvest, when there was plenty of fresh, sweet flour, Mrs. Chiang’s mother would often make a bing meal, in which everything was eaten rolled up inside pancakes. Moo Shu Pork, a popular specialty of America’s “mandarin” restaurants, is a bing dish. Szechwan was famous for them, and Mrs. Chiang’s mother made dozens of different kinds. Many of the recipes in this cookbook can be made as pancake fillings: Cucumber, Carrot, and Cell