This book is written by Gloria Bley Miller who adjusted Chinese recipes for Westerners. If you don't have a Chinese grocery nearby, the author suggests substitutes that are vailable in any supermarket. 925 pages, many cutest drawings.
Recipes galore with many variations on the recipes. Sampling of recipes: Hot-Sour Soup; Bean Sprout Salad; Stir-Fried Pork with Oyster Sauce; Red-Simmered Beef; Steamed Tangerine Duck; Gold Coin Chicken; Braised Soy Fish; Curried Shrimp; Sweet and Pungent Preserved Eggs; Deep Fried Stuffed Lotus Root; Soy Jam Noodles; Eggrolls and Wontons; Seasonings and Sauces; Spiced Roasted Peanuts; Shark's Fin Soup; plus a section on the whys and hows on distinctive Chinese ingredients.