Mu Shu Pork


Preparation info
  • Makes


    Filled Pancakes, or Servings
    • Difficulty


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By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 2009

  • About

This is another universally familiar classic, which originated in the kitchens of the imperial court in Beijing. Because of the precise, elaborate preparation of its vegetables, it is regarded as another of the court dishes that showed effort. It was also known as “shaved wood pork, ” to suggest that the pork was so finely sliced that it might have been shaved by a carpenter‛s plane. Happily, it has been one of those dishes that has translated well. Any mixture of vegetables can be used in