Grace young's quest to master wok cooking led her throughout the United States, Hong Kong, and mainland China. Written with the intimacy of a memoir and the immediacy of a travelogue, this recipe-rich volume is a celebration of cultural and culinary delights. Along with award-winning photographer alan Richardson, professional chefs, and esteemed culinary teachers like Cecilia Chiang, Young sought the advice of home cooks, Florence Lin, and Ken Hom.
The 125 recipes are a testament to the versatility of the wok, like kung pao chicken and moo shoo Pork, but also unusual dishes like Sizzling Pepper and Salt Shrimp, pan-fried, with stir-fried, boiled, Three Teacup Chicken, and deep-fried dishes that include not only the classics of wok cooking, smoked, steamed, poached, braised, and Scallion and Ginger Lo Mein.
With its emphasis on cooking with all the senses, The Breath of a Wok brings the techniques and flavors of old-world wok cooking into today's kitchen, enabling anyone to stir-fry with wok hay. Award-winning author Grace Young celebrates and demystifies the art of wok cooking for the Western home cook. When grace young was a child, her father instilled in her a lasting appreciation of wok hay, the highly prized but elusive taste that food achieves when properly stir-fried in a wok.
The Breath of a Wok: Unlocking the Spirit of Chinese Wok Cooking Throug #ad - A visit with author amy tan also becomes a family event when Tan and her sisters prepare New Year's dumplings. Iacp award-winner young details the fundamentals of selecting, seasoning, and caring for a wok, as well as the range of the wok's uses; this surprisingly inexpensive utensil serves as the ultimate multipurpose kitchen tool.
Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Mastery, with Authentic Recipes and StoriesSimon & Schuster #ad - Winner of the 2011 james beard foundation award for international Cooking, extends small amounts of food to feed many, this is the authoritative guide to stir-frying: the cooking technique that makes less seem like more, and makes ingredients their most tender and delicious. The stir-fry is all things: refined, improvisational, adaptable, and inventive.
The technique and tradition of stir-frying, which is at once simple yet subtly complex, is as vital today as it has been for hundreds of years—and is the key to quick and tasty meals. With more than eighty stunning full-color photographs, stir-fried beef and broccoli, velvet stir-fries—and weaves the insights of Chinese cooking philosophy into the preparation of beloved dishes as Kung Pao Chicken, Chicken Lo Mein with Ginger Mushrooms, clear stir-fries, moist stir-fries, Young’s definitive work illustrates the innumerable, easy-to-learn possibilities the technique offers—dry stir-fries, and Dry-Fried Sichuan Beans.
Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge: The Ultimate Guide to Mastery, with Authentic Recipes and Stories #ad - In stir-frying to the sky’s edge, hunan, beijing, shanghai, macau, and malaysia, from the great Cantonese stir-fry masters to the culinary customs of Sichuan, Singapore, Taiwan, Fujian, award-winning author Grace Young shares more than 100 classic stir-fry recipes that sizzle with heat and pop with flavor, Hong Kong, as well as other countries around the world.
The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen: Classic Family Recipes for Celebration and HealingSimon & Schuster #ad - Unique traditional dishes, are also illustrated step by step, such as Savory Rice Tamales and Shrimp Dumplings, making the book easy to use. 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. Each chapter begins with its own engaging story, offering insight into the Chinese beliefs that surround life-enhancing and spiritually calming meals.
Part two, " concentrates on the more elaborate, "the art of celebration, and meaningful dishes -- such as Shark's Fin Soup and West Lake Duck -- that are usually made with rare ingredients, complex, and sweets such as Water Chestnut Cake and Sesame Balls. In addition, when young's family lived in Canton, personal family photographs illustrate these stories and capture the spirit of China before the Revolution, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.
The Wisdom of the Chinese Kitchen: Classic Family Recipes for Celebration and Healing #ad - The first part, " provides instruction on the arts of steaming and stir-frying; the preparation of rice, panfried, "Mastering the Fundamentals, and braised dishes; the proper selection of produce; and the fine arts of chopping and slicing. 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.
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, the preparation of a meal is part of the joy of life, in which each ingredient has its own singular importance, and the proper creation of a dish can have a favorable influence on health and good fortune.
The stories and recipes combine to demonstrate the range of Cantonese cooking, well-being, from rich flavors and honored combinations to an overall appreciation of health, and prosperity. In addition to the recipes, spices, Young provides a complete glossary of dried herbs, and fresh produce, accompanied by identifying photos and tips on where to purchase them.
The Essential Wok Cookbook: A Simple Chinese Cookbook for Stir-Fry, Dim Sum, and Other Restaurant FavoritesRockridge Press #ad - With this simple cookbook in your kitchen and a mighty wok in your hand, healthier, Chinese favorites are now quicker, and cheaper than delivery. The essential wok cookbook is your guide to mastering the wok, oil, the versatile pan that makes possible all of the Chinese restaurant dishes you love—no extra salt, or MSG required.
The Essential Wok Cookbook: A Simple Chinese Cookbook for Stir-Fry, Dim Sum, and Other Restaurant Favorites #ad - Wall street journal best sellerall the recipes you need to enjoy comforting chinese Food at HomeOrdering Chinese takeout is easy—but it’s definitely not the healthiest or most affordable way to enjoy Chinese comfort food at home. Beyond tips for selecting, this cookbook also provides:• step-by-step illustrations for how to fold a dumpling, seasoning, or kick up the heatif a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, save time, make a dish more healthy, egg roll, and wonton• Fun features on the origin stories and American reinventions of foods such as egg drop soup and fortune cookies• Recipe labels to help you decide what to make when you’re short on time 30 minutes or less and tight on cash under $10• Recipe tips to swap ingredients, and caring for your wok, start cooking today with your wok and see just how far The Essential Wok Cookbook will take you.
Fire up the wok with recipes like perfect pork pot stickers, better Beef with Broccoli, Lighter Egg Foo Young, Easy Vegetable Stir-Fry, General Tso’s Chicken, Sweet Chili Shrimp, and many more!.
Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home CookingW. W. Norton & Company #ad - A james beard award winner"a must-have for anyone who wants to cook Chinese food at home, home cooks and professionals alike. David chang, momofukufuchsia dunlop trained as a chef in China’s leading Sichuan cooking school and possesses the rare ability to write recipes for authentic Chinese food that you can make at home.
Fuchsia also includes a comprehensive introduction to the key seasonings and techniques of the Chinese kitchen. Many of the recipes require few ingredients and are ridiculously easy to make. With stunning photography and clear instructions, this is an essential cookbook for everyone, beginner and connoisseur alike, eager to introduce Chinese dishes into their daily cooking repertoire.
Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking #ad - Following her two seminal volumes on sichuan and Hunan cooking, Every Grain of Rice is inspired by the vibrant everyday cooking of southern China, in which vegetables play the starring role, with small portions of meat and fish. Try your hand at stir-fried potato slivers with chili pepper, vegetarian "Gong Bao Chicken, if you’re ever in need of a quick fix, or, " sour-and-hot mushroom soup, Fuchsia’s emergency late-night noodles.
Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees: Essential Techniques of Authentic Chinese Cooking: A CookbookClarkson Potter #ad - In outlining the differences among various techniques—such as pan-frying, and yin-yang frying—and instructing which one is best for particular ingredients and end results, culinary expert Kian Lam Kho provides a practical, oil steeping, intuitive window into this unique cuisine. Create nuanced, complex, authentic Chinese flavors at home by learning the cuisine’s fundamental techniques with more than 150 recipes.
But the true brilliance behind this innovative book lies in the way it teaches the soul of Chinese cooking, enabling home cooks to master this diverse, alluring cuisine and then to re-create any tempting dish you encounter or imagine. Once you learn how to dry stir-fry chicken, shrimp, you can then confidently apply the technique to tofu, and any number of ingredients.
Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees: Essential Techniques of Authentic Chinese Cooking: A Cookbook #ad - Accompanied by more than 200 photographs, to slightly more involved, including helpful step-by-step images, such as Spicy Lotus Root Salad or Red Cooked Pork, the 158 recipes range from simple, including authentic General Tso’s Chicken or Pork Shank Soup with Winter Bamboo. Phoenix claws and jade trees offers a unique introduction to Chinese home cooking, demystifying it by focusing on its basic cooking methods.
The Food of SichuanW. W. Norton & Company #ad - New york times "holiday books 2019—cooking" • npr "favorite books of 2019" • guardian "best cookbooks and food writing of 2019" • condé Nast Traveler "Best Travel Cookbooks 2019" • Chowhound "Best New International Cookbooks for Fall 2019"An essential update of Fuchsia Dunlop’s landmark book on Sichuan cuisine, with 200 recipes and stunning photographs.
Almost twenty years after the publication of land of plenty, considered by many to be one of the greatest cookbooks of all time, Fuchsia Dunlop revisits the region where her own culinary journey began, adding more than 70 new recipes to the original repertoire and accompanying them with mouthwatering descriptions of the dazzling flavors and textures of Sichuanese cooking.
The Food of Sichuan #ad - Food of sichuan shows home cooks how to re- create classics such as mapo tofu, Numbing-and-Hot Dried Beef, or a traditional spread of cold dishes, Twice-Cooked Pork and Gong Bao Chicken, including Bang Bang Chicken, Spiced Cucumber Salad and Green Beans in Ginger Sauce. With gorgeous food and travel photography and enhanced by a culinary and cultural history of the region, The Food of Sichuan is a captivating insight into one of the world’s greatest cuisines.
Land of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of ChinaW. W. Norton & Company #ad - Evocatively written and featuring stunning recipe photography, this is an important new work celebrating one of China’s most fascinating culinary regions. Winner, 2016 andre simon award ukwinner, 2017 Cookbook of the Year British Guild of Food Writers. You will be inspired to try classic dishes such as Beggar’s Chicken and sumptuous Dongpo Pork, as well as fresh, simple recipes such as Clear-Steamed Sea Bass and Fresh Soybeans with Pickled Greens.
2017 nominee for james beard cookbook award: international2017 nominee for IACP Cookbook Award: InternationalThe lower Yangtze region, or Jiangnan, with its modern capital Shanghai, has been known since ancient times as a “land of fish and rice. For centuries, fields, local cooks have harvested the bounty of its lakes, rivers, and mountains to create a cuisine renowned for its delicacy and beauty.
Land of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China #ad - In land of fish and rice, techniques, Fuchsia Dunlop draws on years of study and exploration to present the recipes, and ingredients of the Jiangnan kitchen.
The Healthy Wok Chinese Cookbook: Fresh Recipes to Sizzle, Steam, and Stir-Fry Restaurant Favorites at HomeRockridge Press #ad - Want to make easy, healthy Chinese food? Go for a wok. In the time it takes to call for takeout, you could make a delicious Chinese dinner at home! The Healthy Wok Chinese Cookbook shows you how to create nourishing, satisfying versions of Chinese restaurant favorites using just a wok. Many recipes include substitutions and variations, so you can experiment with ingredients and customize flavors just the way you like them.
In the healthy wok chinese cookbook, you’ll find:A complete wok walk-through—Master the techniques and tools for cooking Chinese cuisine in just one piece of cookware—a wok. 88 favorite recipes—using this chinese cookbook, recreate popular restaurant dishes like Orange Chicken and Honey-Walnut Shrimp, or cook up Chinese family comfort food like Yangzhou Fried Rice and Steamed Egg with Ground Pork.
The Healthy Wok Chinese Cookbook: Fresh Recipes to Sizzle, Steam, and Stir-Fry Restaurant Favorites at Home #ad - Stir-fried, not deep-fried—keep meals nutritious by stir-frying—one of the healthiest cooking methods, since it uses lots of vegetables and very little oil. Skip the takeout and enjoy quick, healthy Chinese food with The Healthy Wok Chinese Cookbook. With this one versatile pan, simmer soup, steam veggies, you can stir-fry meats, and more.
This chinese cookbook uses lower sodium and sugar, heart-healthy oils, lean cuts of meat, and fresh produce—no deep-fryer or MSG in sight.
Red Hot Kitchen: Classic Asian Chili Sauces from Scratch and Delicious Dishes to Make With Them: A CookbookAvery #ad - But until now, these tantalizing flavors haven't been easy to recreate at home with fresh, all-natural ingredients. Kuan offers more than 100 easy-to-follow recipes for nine sauces fundamental to Asian cooking, along with a "Know Your Chili Pepper" chart so you can easily shop for the ingredients you need and customize the heat level of each sauce.
They add a palate-pleasing subtle kick or a scorching burn to the stir-fries, appetizers, and noodle dishes so many people love. From thai sriracha to indonesian sambal to Korean gochujang and other fiery favorites, Asian chili sauces have become staples in restaurants and homes across America. Each chapter then offers recipes incorporating each spicy sauce, broadening the range of Asian dishes you can cook at home.
Red Hot Kitchen: Classic Asian Chili Sauces from Scratch and Delicious Dishes to Make With Them: A Cookbook #ad - From kung pao sweet potatoes and spicy beef bulgogi, to cumin-Crusted Red Curry Rack of Lamb, and even Sriracha Sea Salt Brownies, Red Hot Kitchen is packed with enticing recipes you'll want to cook right now. A hot sauce manifesto focused on homemade Asian chili sauces and delicious dishes to make with them.
In this completely unique asian cookbook, culinary instructor and trained chef Diana Kuan offers a flavorful education in the art of cooking with homemade Asian hot sauces.
The Chinese Kitchen Garden: Growing Techniques and Family Recipes from a Classic CuisineTimber Press #ad - A delightful and approachable guide to Chinese kitchen gardening. Fuchsia dunlop, author of land of plenty and land of fish and Rice The Chinese Kitchen Garden artfully blends the story of Wendy Kiang Spray’s cultural heritage with growing information for 38 Chinese vegetables and 25 traditional recipes.
The Chinese Kitchen Garden: Growing Techniques and Family Recipes from a Classic Cuisine #ad - Organized by season, what to cook in winter, you’ll learn what to grow in spring, and everything in between. The 25 simple, stir fry, yet delicious recipes—for congee, dumplings, and more—beautifully highlight the flavors of the vegetables. . You’ll find complete growing information for vegetables you may not have considered growing, including lotus root, bamboo shoots, tatsoi, and luffa gourd.