Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking

Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking

by Eileen Yin-Fei Lo, Chronicle Books

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Overview

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. With more than 100 classic recipes and technique illustrations throughout, Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking makes the glories of this ancient cuisine utterly accessible. Stunning color photography reveals the treasures of old and new China, from the zigzagging alleys of historical Guangzhou to the bustle of city centers and faraway Chinatowns, as well as wonderful ingredients and gorgeous finished dishes. Step-by-step brush drawings illustrate Chinese cooking techniques. This lavish volume takes its place as the Chinese cookbook of choice in the cook's library.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811859332
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 10/28/2009
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Eileen Yin-Fei Lo is an educator, chef, and author of 11 cookbooks on Chinese cuisine. She lives in New Jersey.

Susie Cushner is a Boston-based photographer whose work has appeared in many books and magazines, including Gourmet and Martha Stewart Living.

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Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is organized poorly. I would have rather the recipes been organized by course or ingredient rather than her various trips to the market (which were not seasonal.) Sprinkled throughout the book are sidebars and one-page essays on various topics -- these are quite distracted and would have been better suited to their own section and/or their own book. Very underwhelmed with this book.
KarenVA More than 1 year ago
We have another Chinese cookbook but this has such good instructions and helpful hints that we wished we had bought this one first. Love this cookbook.