Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking

Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking Review

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.

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  • Darren

    This is a very stately, scholarly-looking book that sets out to teach the serious enthusiast of Chinese cookery how to master its many techniques and how to understand and appreciate the art.From the ...

  • Robert Hudder

    If I was going to take on another cuisine, Chinese is one of the two that I would start. Japanese is the other. These are two master cuisines that have a take on food that is radically different than ...

  • Ryan

    Brimming with lavish photography, this book is organized as a series of lessons which expand your abilities in logical increments. Many of the recipes and techniques mirror those found in Kuo's classi...

  • Liz

    The plethora of Chinese cookbooks out there would seem to indicated that people just might like Chinese food, but with a country as vast as China is, it's hard to encompass in a handful of pages limit...

  • Amy

    This is wonderfully accessible. It was gifted to me as I relocated to China, and it taught me how to shop in the markets and use the ingredients that are readily available here, even the VERY unfamili...

  • Alex Delogu

    A great book for some authentic Chinese cuisine (though how would I know? I've never been to China).The book is organised progressively from easy techniques to more complicated ones. The extra ingredi...

  • Viriam

    This is a great Chinese cooking book. There is a lot of background information on regional cooking, techniques and ingredients that goes far beyond a collection of receipes. I read a copy from the lib...

  • Ben Mitchell

    Must read for Chinese cooking...