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The Complete Chinese Cookbook - Jillian Stewart

Colour Library Books, 1997, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper actually quite pleasant but has a stain at the head of the spine and the top corner of the lower panel. Text complete, clean and tight and unaffected by the stain to the dust wrapper.

Illustrated with colour photographs. From the cover: “Chinese cooking is one of the world’s most popular cuisines, and if you are one of its many devotees, then look no further. The Complete Chinese Cookbook contains a wonderful collection of authentic recipes which will enable you to produce the best recipes from your local Chinese restaurant. The Chinese have accumulated, over many thousands of years, an incredible wealth of experience in cooking and have developed an exciting cuisine which is characteristically their own. The vast range of Chinese cuisine is divided info regions, each producing its own characteristic dishes. The Peking cuisine creates mild, light preparations of elegance and sophistication, the Hunan cooking of central China contributes the popular sweet and sour dishes, and Szechuan food is particularly hot and spicy. Cantonese cuisine, perhaps the school most widely known, offers a huge variety of dishes and employs the ever popular stir-frying method of cooking. The Complete Chinese Cookbook has the best of these styles and with over 140 recipes to choose from you will discover that, not only is Chinese cuisine much more varied than you ever imagined, but it is also easy to prepare. So if you want to try the exciting taste of Chinese cuisine you will find all the diversity and excellence of traditional Chinese dishes are here for you to reproduce.”


Size: 10¾" x 8¾". Pictorial boards. 304 pages.
£6.50

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