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Chinese Cooking for Dummies

Chinese Cooking for Dummies Have you ever had a craving for fried dumplings or hot and sour soup at midnight Ever wonder how your local Chinese takeout makes their food taste so good and look so easy to make Still don t know the

  • Title: Chinese Cooking for Dummies
  • Author: Martin Yan
  • ISBN: 0785555028876
  • Page: 210
  • Format: Paperback
  • Have you ever had a craving for fried dumplings or hot and sour soup at midnight Ever wonder how your local Chinese takeout makes their food taste so good and look so easy to make Still don t know the difference between Sichuan, Cantonese, and Mandarin cooking Discovering how to cook the Chinese way will leave you steaming, stir frying, and food styling like crazy TheHave you ever had a craving for fried dumplings or hot and sour soup at midnight Ever wonder how your local Chinese takeout makes their food taste so good and look so easy to make Still don t know the difference between Sichuan, Cantonese, and Mandarin cooking Discovering how to cook the Chinese way will leave you steaming, stir frying, and food styling like crazy The indescribably delicious cuisine of a fascinating country can finally be yours And in Chinese Cooking For Dummies, your guide to the wonders and magic of the Chinese kitchen is none other than Martin Yan, host of the award winning TV show Yan Can Cook In no time at all, you ll be up to speed on what cooking tools to use, how to stock your pantry and fridge, and the methods, centuries old, that have made dim sum, Egg Fu Young, Kung Pao Chicken, and fried rice universal favorites You ll also be able to Think like a Chinese chef usin g the Three Tenets of Chinese Cooking Choose and season a wok, select a chef s knife, plus other basic tools of the trade Find the essential ingredients and ask for them in Chinese with a Chinese language phonetic version of black bean sauce, hoisin sauce, plum sauce, bamboo shoots, and Cook using a variety of methods including stir frying, steaming, blanching, braising, and deep frying And with over 100 recipes, arranged conveniently like a Chinese menu, Chinese Cooking For Dummies lets you select from any column in the comfort of your own kitchenwhich is when the fun really begins Imagine putting together your ideal meal from the book s rich offering of recipes Delectable morsels including Baked Pork Buns, Spring Rolls, Potstickers, Steamed Dumplings, and Shrimp Toast Seafood dishes including Sweet and Sour Shrimp, and Oysters in Black Bean Sauce Poultry dishes including Moo Goo Gai Pan, Kung Pao Chicken, and Honey Garlic Chicken Pork, beef, and lamb dishes including Sichuan Spareribs, Tangerine Beef, and Mongolian Lamb Chinese Cooking For Dummies gives you all of the basics you ll need, letting you experience the rich culinary landscape of China, one delicious dish at a time and all, without leaving a tip

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    1. Martin Yan

      Martin Yan Chinese is a Chinese born Hong Kong American chef and food writer He has hosted his award winning PBS TV cooking show Yan Can Cook since 1982.

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    1. When Dutch took me to Chinatown to pick up a wok, I noticed that the Wok Shop featured a whole shelf of Martin Yan cookbooks. I thought that they had those out just for the tourists. When I went to the library to research Asian cookbooks, after a few kitchen trials, the Yan recipes stood out by far. They usually require a reasonable number of ingredients and all the particularly Asian things I picked up for them I still use regularly. I am even a fan of fish sauce now. Its smells like armpits, b [...]


    2. This is probably the most informative and most helpful cookbook I've found on how to make Chinese food for someone who had never made Chinese food before.


    3. Still my go-to cookbook for Chinese food. Learning from this book has inspired me to venture to cook from other, more complicated Chinese cook books. When I first married my husband five years ago, I had no experience cooking Asian foods at all and when he asked me to make a stir-fry I had no idea how to proceed. Unfortunately I did not yet have a copy of this book and my stir fry was a soggy mess. I had cooked all the ingredients to death! I decided I needed help and this book did just that--th [...]


    4. I really like this book because it does not stop at listing the ingredients and throwing in the mixing instructions. This also gives you some background on the basic techniques.


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