Recipe and Craft Guide to China

Overview

Welcome to the amazing world of China! China's ancient traditions have created a tremendous variety of tasty foods and beautiful artwork. You can learn to make some of China's most popular foods, such as sesame noodles, egg rolls, and moon cakes, by trying the easy-to-follow recipes in this book. Then you can discover some of China's favorite artistic traditions by making dragon boats, tangram puzzles, and more! Along the way, you'll learn interesting facts about China's holidays and people, and fascinating ...

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Overview

Welcome to the amazing world of China! China's ancient traditions have created a tremendous variety of tasty foods and beautiful artwork. You can learn to make some of China's most popular foods, such as sesame noodles, egg rolls, and moon cakes, by trying the easy-to-follow recipes in this book. Then you can discover some of China's favorite artistic traditions by making dragon boats, tangram puzzles, and more! Along the way, you'll learn interesting facts about China's holidays and people, and fascinating trivia about everyday life. Step into another land and learn about China's treasures!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781584159377
  • Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/15/2010
  • Series: World Crafts and Recipes Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 9 - 13 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Traditional China 4

Chinese Cooking: Shopping in China 6

Rice and Noodle Dishes 8

White Rice 8

Chicken and Pineapple Fried Rice 10

Pork Lo Mein 12

Cold Sesame Noodle 14

Dumplings 16

Steamed Dumplings 16

Wonton Soup 18

Egg Rolls 20

Desserts and Drinks 22

Almond Cookies 22

Tea 24

Holiday Foods 26

Sweet Rice Balls 26

Moon Cakes 28

Chinese Crafts 30

Paper Crafts 34

Tangrams 34

Paper Cutouts 36

Fireworks 38

Kites 40

Dragon Boats 42

Cloth and Clay Crafts 46

Scented Bag 46

Dough Clay Figure 48

Holiday Crafts 52

Red Lanterns 54

Dragon Toy 56

Paper Firecracker 58

Further Reading 60

Books 60

Works Consulted 60

On the Internet 61

Glossary 62

Index 63

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