Author(s): Yan-Kit So
This is a visual guide that demystifies the art of Chinese cookery. Enjoy authentic Chinese cooking with step-by-step demonstrations of traditional preparation and cooking techniques. Step-by-step techniques and images of specialist ingredients and equipment provide you with the foundation to create over 140 mouthwatering dishes. Impress your guests with your knowledge of the customs for serving authentic Chinese cuisine, or learn how to make dumplings and other enticing dim-sum recipes. It includes a visual guide to specialist ingredients and equipment for easy identification when shopping and recipes for simple family meals to banquets, so you can leave the Chinese takeaway menu in the drawer. Menus are drawn from Szechwan, Cantonese, Peking and Shaghai and with Yan-kit's Classic Chinese Cookbook you will see just how simple and rewarding cooking Chinese food can be.
Yank-kit So (1933-2001) was a well known Chinese cookery expert who successfully demonstrated her special techniques and recipes to Leith's School of Food and Wine, at Betsy's Kitchen, and at la Petite Cuisine School of Cooking. She wrote numerous articles on Chinese cuisine and contributed recipes and features to Robert Carrier's Kitchen.