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The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen

Classic Family Recipes for Celebration and Healing

by Grace Young

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National & regional cuisine,
  • Cooking,
  • Cooking / Wine,
  • China,
  • Regional & Ethnic - Chinese,
  • Cooking / Chinese,
  • Cookery, Chinese,
  • Chinese cooking

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlan Richardson (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7721955M
    ISBN 100684847396
    ISBN 109780684847399
    OCLC/WorldCa40159096


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writing a text message. Includes index Mastering the fundamentals -- The meaning of rice -- The breath of a wok -- The art of steaming -- Shreds of ginger like blades of grass -- Going to market with Mama -- Cooking as a meditation -- The art of celebration -- The good omen of a fighting fish -- New Year's foods and traditions -- A day lived as if in China -- Dutiful daughter returns home -- Pages:.

THE WISDOM OF THE CHINESE KITCHEN: Classic Family Recipes for Celebration and Healing. Grace Young. Gathers one hundred and fifty recipes from one Cantonese family, such as Hot and Sour Soup; Pepper and Salt Shrimp; and Sesame Balls.

Includes stories of the author's family that capture the spirit of China before the revolution. 16 pages of.Book Description Grace Young is a culinary sister to novelist Amy Tan.

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