A James Beard and Julia Child Award–winning chef “takes you on an incredible journey as you build your Chinese pantry and master the basics.” (Daniel Boulud, James Beard Award–winning chef, restauranteur, and cookbook author)
This masterwork of Chinese cuisine showcases acclaimed chef Eileen Yin-Fei Lo’s decades of culinary virtuosity. A series of lessons build skill, knowledge, and confidence as Lo guides the home cook step by step through the techniques, ingredients, and equipment that define Chinese cuisine. With more than 100 classic recipes and technique illustrations throughout, Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking makes the glories of this ancient cuisine utterly accessible. Stunning photography reveals the treasures of old and new China, from the zigzagging alleys of historical Guangzhou to the bustle of city centers and faraway Chinatowns, as well as wonderful ingredients and gorgeous finished dishes. Step-by-step brush drawings illustrate Chinese cooking techniques. This lavish volume takes its place as the Chinese cookbook of choice in the cook's library.
“Stunning. . . . A comprehensive and educational guide that fulfills the promise of how to master Chinese cooking.” –Publishers Weekly