Take the best of Chinese cooking, add a wide variety of readily available ingredients and you've got 125 Best Chinese Recipes. This book is perfectly suited to home cooks who love Chinese food and want to make meals and snacks that are innovative, easy and delicious. Some of the authentic but contemporary recipes are: - Appetisers, such as drunken chicken wings. - Savoury soups, like egg drop soup with minced beef and cilantro. - Outstanding meat alternatives, such as crisp-fried chilli and garlic shrimp. - Main meals, such as plum and chilli glazed pork tenderloin. - Great side dishes, such as five-spice and spinach scalloped potatoes. In addition, a wonderful primer on Chinese cooking provides comprehensive information on the tools, techniques, ingredients, vegetables, sauces and spice mixes that are the foundation of Chinese cuisine.
Bill Jones is a French-trained chef, author and food consultant based in British Columbia. He has written nine cookery books and is passionate about sustainable and organic growing methods. Stephen Wong is a Hong Kong-born chef, restaurant consultant and writer. He is in great demand as a guest chef in North America, Japan, and China.