Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking

W. W. Norton & Company
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A James Beard Award Winner

"A must-have for anyone who wants to cook Chinese food at home, home cooks and professionals alike." —David Chang, Momofuku

Fuchsia Dunlop trained as a chef in China’s leading Sichuan cooking school and possesses the rare ability to write recipes for authentic Chinese food that you can make at home. Following her two seminal volumes on Sichuan and Hunan cooking, Every Grain of Rice is inspired by the vibrant everyday cooking of southern China, in which vegetables play the starring role, with small portions of meat and fish.

Try your hand at stir-fried potato slivers with chili pepper, vegetarian "Gong Bao Chicken," sour-and-hot mushroom soup, or, if you’re ever in need of a quick fix, Fuchsia’s emergency late-night noodles. Many of the recipes require few ingredients and are ridiculously easy to make. Fuchsia also includes a comprehensive introduction to the key seasonings and techniques of the Chinese kitchen. With stunning photography and clear instructions, this is an essential cookbook for everyone, beginner and connoisseur alike, eager to introduce Chinese dishes into their daily cooking repertoire.

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About the author

Fuchsia Dunlop has appeared on NPR’s "All Things Considered," "Science Friday," and "America’s Test Kitchen Radio," and is a regular contributor to publications including the Financial Times, Saveur, the Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker. She trained as a chef in China and has won four James Beard Awards for her writing about Chinese food. She lives in London.

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Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
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Published on
Feb 4, 2013
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9780393241211
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Language
English
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Genres
Cooking / Methods / Quick & Easy
Cooking / Methods / Wok
Cooking / Regional & Ethnic / Chinese
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