Americaas love affair with Chinese food dates back more than a century. Today, such dishes as General Tsoas Chicken, Sweet and Sour Pork, and Egg Rolls are as common as hamburgers and spaghetti. Probably at this moment, a drawer in your kitchen is stuffed with Chinese takeout menus, soy sauce packets, and wooden chopsticks, right? But what if you didnat have to eat your favorites out of a container? In The Chinese Takeout Cookbook, Chinese food blogger and cooking instructor Diana Kuan brings Chinatown to your home with this amazing collection of more than eighty popular Chinese takeout recipesaappetizers, main courses, noodle and rice dishes, and dessertsaall easy-to-prepare and MSG-free. Plus youall discover how to ac stock your pantry with ingredients you can find at your local supermarket ac season and master a wok for all your Chinese cooking needs ac prepare the flavor trifecta of Chinese cuisineaginger, garlic, and scallions ac wrap egg rolls, dumplings, and wontons like a pro ac steam fish to perfection every time ac create vegetarian variations that will please everyoneas palate ac whip up delectable sweet treats in time for the Chinese New Year The Chinese Takeout Cookbook also features mouthwatering color photos throughout as well as sidebars that highlight helpful notes, including how to freeze and recook dumplings; cooking tidbits, such as how to kick up your dish with a bit of heat; and the history behind some of your favorite comfort foods, including the curious New York invention of the pastrami egg roll and the influence of Tiki culture on Chinese cuisine. So, put down that takeout menu, grab the wok, and letas get cooking! Here for the first timeain one fun, easy, and tasty collectionaare more than 80 favorite Chinese restaurant dishes to make right in your own kitchen: ac Cold Sesame Noodles ac Kung Pao Chicken ac Classic Barbecue Spareribs ac Beef Chow Fun ac Homemade Chili Oil ac Hot and Sour Soup ac Chinatown Roast Duck ac Moo Shu Pork ac Dry-Fried String Beans ac Black Sesame Ice Cream ac And of course, perfectly fried Pork and Shrimp Egg Rolls! aDiana Kuan chronicles Americaas love affair with Chinese food. The Chinese Takeout Cookbook is the perfect reason to throw out those menus cluttering your kitchen drawers!aaPatricia Tanumihardja, author of The Asian Grandmothers Cookbook From the Hardcover edition.In The Chinese Takeout Cookbook, Chinese food blogger and cooking instructor Diana Kuan brings Chinatown to your home with this amazing collection of more than eighty popular Chinese takeout recipesaappetizers, main courses, noodle and ...
|Title||:||The Chinese Takeout Cookbook|
|Publisher||:||Ballantine Books - 2012-12-11|