Ken Hom is widely regarded as the world's leading authority on Oriental cuisine, and with the Complete Chinese Cookbook, he has created a seminal collection of his best-loved dishes. With Cantonese stir-fries and spicy Sichuan favourites alongside new discoveries from the lesser-known culinary styles of Yunnan and Hong Kong, this comprehensive collection is filled with accessible and easy recipes, demonstrating the amazing depth of flavour that is only now being fully appreciated in modern Chinese cuisine. Set to become a kitchen classic, this all-encompassing cookery book guides you through the essential cooking techniques, equipment and ingredients, all with Ken's trusted blend of experience and enthusiasm. Featuring 250 recipes covering all aspects of Chinese food, Ken offers tips and inspiration for a wealth of dishes that use simple, healthy ingredients to create quick and delicious meals. Over the past 25 years Ken has brought Chinese cookery into mainstream British homes, and in this beautifully photographed cookbook, he brings together all of his expertise to offer the ultimate guide to the flavours of China.
Chinese food is a symbol of life and good health.the main technique used to produce Chinese Food is stir frying. Chinese food incorportates six basic flavors: sweet, sour, salty, spicy pungent and hot.
With beautiful photography and region-specific growing tips, The Edible Asian Garden features delicious recipes and gardening techniques from China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia. With plant information and practical how-to, author Rosalind Creasy takes us on a tour of three of her own successful Asian gardens—one suitable for cool weather, another for warmer weather, and a stir-fry garden—to show the variety of vegetables that can be grown in a range of climates and for a variety of purposes. In "The Asian Garden Encyclopedia," Creasy gives information for 108 distinct varieties of Asian vegetables. Looking for a novel ingredient to add to Friday night stir-fry supper? Why not grow it—the Resources section offers many seed sources for Asian vegetables that are easier to plant than to find at your local market. Finally, in the Recipes section, Creasy presents common Asian ingredients and cooking methods. Featured Asian recipes include: Pickled Ginger Lemon Grass Tea Carrot and Garlic Stir-fry Pea Shoots with Crab Sauce Thai Chicken Soup with Pigeon Peas Vietnamese Salad Rolls Winter Squash, Japanese Style Thai Red Vegetable Curry Vegetable Tempura And many more!
This “living” text provides readers with a solid understanding of the three cuisines that have had the greatest impact on the globe historically. Deep knowledge of Italian, Mexican, and Chinese cuisines illuminates many of the great historical themes of the past 10,000 years as well as why we eat the way we do today.
A follow-up to Ken Hom's popular stir-fries book, 100 Weeknight Chinese Suppers offers Ken's favourite quick and simple Chinese recipes, perfect for a cosy after-work meal. From stews and curries to easy stir fries and healthy steamed and braised dishes, there are also some great light bites and easy entertaining recipes. Ken Hom is the nation's favourite Chinese chef and these recipes will turn you from the take away to the wok.
Since its release in 1976, Charmaine Solomon’s The Complete Asian Cookbook has become a culinary classic, introducing Asian cooking to more than a million readers worldwide and garnering a dedicated following around the globe. The recipes from China are now available in this single volume. Join Charmaine Solomon on a journey through the familiar flavours of Cantonese cuisine to the mouth-numbing spice of Sichuan food. From wontons and chow mein to Peking duck and heavenly braised vegetables, these diverse dishes will delight and inspire a new generation of cooks. Also in the series: The Complete Asian Cookbook: India & Pakistan The Complete Asian Cookbook: Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos & Burma The Complete Asian Cookbook: Indonesia, Malaysia & Singapore The Complete Asian Cookbook: Japan & Korea The Complete Asian Cookbook: Sri Lanka & The Philippines