Authentic Recipes from China (Hardcover)

80 Simple and Delicious Recipes from the Middle Kingdom

By Kenneth Law, Lee Cheng Meng, Luca Invernizzi Tettoni (Photographer)

Periplus Editions, 9780804848725, 112pp.

Publication Date: June 6, 2017

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (2/1/2005)

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Description

The cuisine of China is widely regarded as one of the finest and most popular in the world. Authentic Recipes from China is a collection of 80 recipes gathered from the top kitchens across this vast country and presents an exciting range of regional dishes. Included are spicy Sichuan favorites, refined dishes fit for an emperor's table, hearty Mongolian fare, and creative Cantonese cuisine. An extensive array of favorite foods including appetizers, dips, soups, noodles, and rice dishes will let you participate in China's fascinating history and fast-paced modern era through the delicious vehicle of its food.

Recipes include:
  • Lettuce Cups with Mushrooms and Tofu
  • Yunnan Ham Pastries
  • Hot and Sour Soup
  • Winter Melon Soup
  • Stir-fried Rice Vermicelli
  • Longevity Noodles
  • Crunchy and Tangy Fresh Lotus Root Salad
  • Braised Chicken Wings in Plum Orange Sauce
  • Steamed Buns
  • Mongolian Lamb Hotpot
  • Wok-seared Sesame Scallops
  • Salt and Pepper Squid
  • Banana Fritters
  • Sweet Rice Dumplings


About the Author

The recipes in this book were produced by chefs from several hotels in China. The three master chefs featured in this volume are Kenneth Law in Beijing, Lee Cheng Meng in Shanghai and Max Zhang in Xiamen. Luca Invernizzi Tettoni, an internationally acclaimed photographer, lived and worked in Asia from 1973 until his death 2013. Among his many books on Asian culture are Tropical Asian Style, Thai Style, and Filipino Style.