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The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen: Classic Family Recipes for Celebration and Healing - Young, Grace / Richardson, Alan
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"The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen, " with its 150 recipes culled from a lifetime of family meals and culinary instruction, is much more than a cookbook. It is a daughter's tribute -- a collection of personal memories of the philosophy and superstitions behind culinary traditions that have been passed down through her Cantonese family, in which each ingredient has its own singular importance, the preparation of a meal is part of the joy of life, and the proper creation of a dish can have a favorable influence on health and good fortune. Each chapter begins with its own engaging story, offering insight into the Chinese beliefs that surround life-enhancing and spiritually calming meals. In addition, personal family photographs illustrate these stories and capture the spirit of China before the Revolution, when Young's family lived in Canton, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. The first part, "Mastering the Fundamentals," provides instruction on the arts of steaming and stir-frying; the preparation of rice, panfried, and braised dishes; the proper selection of produce; and the fine arts of chopping and slicing. Part Two, "The Art of Celebration," concentrates on the more elaborate, complex, and meaningful dishes -- such as Shark's Fin Soup and West Lake Duck -- that are usually made with rare ingredients, and sweets such as Water Chestnut Cake and Sesame Balls. The final part, "Achieving Yin-Yang Harmony," explores the many Chinese beliefs about the healing properties of ginseng, gingko nuts, soybeans, "dong quai, " and the many vegetable and fruit soup preparations that balance and nourish the body. The stories and recipes combine to demonstrate the range of Cantonese cooking, from rich flavors and honored combinations to an overall appreciation of health, well-being, and prosperity. In addition to the recipes, Young provides a complete glossary of dried herbs, spices, and fresh produce, accompanied by identifying photos and tips on where to purchase them. Unique traditional dishes, such as Savory Rice Tamales and Shrimp Dumplings, are also illustrated step by step, making the book easy to use. The central full-color photo section captures details of New Year's dishes and the Chinese home decorated in celebration, reminding one that these time-honored traditions live on, and the meals and their creation are connections to the past. The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen: Classic Family Recipes for Celebration and Healing Young, Grace / Richardson, Alan, Simon & Schuster

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The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen, with its 150 recipes culled from a lifetime of family meals and culinary instruction, is much more than a cookbook. The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen is a daughter's tribute?a collection of personal memories of the philosophy and superstitions behind culinary traditions that have been passed down through her Cantonese family, in which each ingredient has its own singular importance, the preparation of a meal is part of the joy of life, and the proper creation of a dish can have a favorable influence on health and good fortune. Each chapter begins with its own engaging story, offering insight into the Chinese beliefs that surround life-enhancing and spiritually calming meals. In addition, personal family photographs illustrate these stories and capture the spirit of China before the Revolution, when Young's family lived in Canton, Shanghai, and Hong Kong. The first part, ?Mastering the Fundamentals,? provides instruction on the arts of steaming and stir-frying; the preparation of rice, panfried, and braised dishes; the proper selection of produce; and the fine arts of chopping and slicing. Part Two, ?The Art of Celebration,? concentrates on the more elaborate, complex, and meaningful dishes?such as Shark's Fin Soup and West Lake Duck?that are usually made with rare ingredients, and sweets such as Water Chestnut Cake and Sesame Balls. The final part, ?Achieving Yin-Yang Harmony,? explores the many Chinese beliefs about the healing properties of ginseng, gingko nuts, soybeans,dong quai, and the many vegetable and fruit soup preparations that balance and nourish the body. The stories and recipes combine to demonstrate the range of Cantonese cooking, from rich flavors and honored combinations to an overall appreciation of health, well-being, and prosperity. In addition to the recipes, Young provides a complete glossary of dried herbs, spices, and fresh produce, accompanied by identifying photos and tips on where to purchase them. ... Books, [PU: Scribners]

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304 Seiten Gebundene Ausgabe Das Buch befindet sich in einem guten, gelesenen Zustand. Die Seiten und der Einband sind intakt. Buchruecken/Ecken/Kanten koennen leichte Gebrauchsspuren aufweisen, Versand innerhalb von 24 Stunden oder am naechsten Werktag als Buechersendung, Lieferung innerhalb von 3-5 Werktagen. 100% Zufriedenheitsgarantie, bei Nichtgefallen kostenlose Ruecknahme innerhalb von 14 Tagen Versand D: 1,00 EUR Gastronomie / Chinesisch, [PU:Simon & Schuster,]

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The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen: Classic Family Recipes for Celebration and Healing

Here are 140 classic Cantonese recipes--handed down with their importance to health and prosperity. of color photos and 35 b&w photos. 2-color throughout.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780684847399
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0684847396
Hardcover
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Publishing year: 1999
Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER
282 Pages
Weight: 0,776 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0684847396

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0-684-84739-6, 978-0-684-84739-9


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