The vastness of China's geographic expanse and the richness of its cultural history are clearly echoed in the diversity of its cuisine. Flavours of the Middle Kingdom: The Origins of Traditional Chinese Dishes is a two-fold book that uncovers some of China's best-loved recipes while revealing the colourful stories behind them, helping readers understand and appreciate the context of this ancient cuisine. Adapted for today's kitchen and clearly written with step-by-step instructions, readers can easily reproduce these authentic recipes to perfection and savour the flavours of China, with some that go way back to the prehistoric dynasties. Flavours of the Middle Kingdom: The Origins of Traditional Chinese Dishes comes with a comprehensive illustrated glossary of ingredients and a section on cooking tips to guide readers on this culinary adventure. Readers now have a chance to learn about the background of those famous Chinese dishes with fascinating names. The background of each dish is explained and the recipes are clearly presented so they can be easily reproduced in any kitchen.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Lydia Leong , Jamilah Mohd Hassan
Publisher: Times Editions
Imprint: Times Editions
Dimensions: Width: 22.00cm , Height: 1.20cm , Length: 24.00cm
ISBN 10: 981232710
Publication Date: 01 June 2006
Audience: General/trade , General
Publisher's Status: Active
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Table of ContentsIntroduction; Seafood; Vegetables; Weights & Measures; Soups; Poultry; Desserts & Snacks; Pork; Egg & Bean Curd; Beef & Mutton; Glossary.
Belle Scully is a leading home economist in Malaysia who is also a regular contributor of recipes to popular local publications. Other than working with magazines, she also works extensively with the local television networks. She has appeared on TV3's popular Kuali cookery show, TV1's Selamat Pagi Malaysia and Selera Karotin, and Smartshop's food and utensil demonstration segment.
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