Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees
Essential Techniques of Authentic Chinese CookingBook - 2015
Create nuanced, complex, authentic Chinese flavors at home by learning the cuisines fundamental techniques. Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees offers a unique introduction to Chinese home cooking, demystifying it by focusing on its basic cooking methods. In outlining the differences among various techniques such as pan-frying, oil steeping, and yin-yang frying and instructing which one is best for particular ingredients and end results, culinary expert Kian Lam Kho provides a practical, intuitive window into this unique cuisine. Once one learns how to dry stir-fry chicken, one can then confidently apply the technique to tofu, shrimp, and any number of ingredients. But the true brilliance behind this innovative book lies in the way it teaches the soul of Chinese cooking, enabling home cooks to master this diverse, alluring cuisine and then to re-create any tempting dish they encounter or can imagine.
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, ©2015
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 641.5951 KHO 2015
Characteristics: 368 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm