Fine Art of Chinese Cooking The Author:Dr. Lee Su Jan From the rich cultural heritage of the Ancient Orient comes a practical cooking guide for American households. — The exquisite delights of Oriental cooking are now available to the American home in Dr. Lee's brilliant new cookbook. He places within the practical limits of the American kitchen and supermarket the twenty-two-century-old art of pre... more »paring food fit for the most discerning palate. The Fine Art of Chinese Cooking offers over 200 recipes and menus richly representative of the complexity and delicacy of Chinese cooking and its fundamental emphasis on beauty, taste, texture and health.
This cookbook offers first the philosophy underlying the proper appreciation of food and diet. It gives the American reader a first hand and expert analysis of the techniques of Chinese cooking by applying the common sense and logic which are the bases of the traditional Oriental art of food prepartion. Dr. Lee has selected the cream of over 2,000 recipes collected on his travels through the eighteen provinces of China, and through Mongolia, Tibet, Sinkiang and Southeast Asia. Most of these tempting recipes require no more than 10 to 20 minutes cooking time. On each recipe special care has been devoted to the nutritional aspects of cooking. No unusual utensils are needed and every recipe has been tested by American housewives.
The reader will find many original features in The Fine Art of Chinese Cooking, all as time-saving as they are inviting. There is an excellent chapter on leftovers and full treatment is given to authentic Chinese salads, delights of originality and composition. The books is written especially for Americans; most of the ingredients listed can be purchased in supermarkets. A section is included, however, for the cook who wishes to roam through authentic Chinese markets.« less