Cooking with the Chinese Flavor

By: Lin, Tsuifeng; Lin, Hsiangju

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Decorative paper covered boards with red titles, 8vo, 196 pages, illustrated with drawings by Siu Lan Loh. Ownership inscription in front free endpaper; edgeworn dust jacket with chipping at extremities, now in protective mylar cover. Authentic and diverse cookbook emphasizing making do with ingredients on hand, but reflecting the growing availability of Chinese ingredients in America at the time. Includes a section on recipes using Chinese ingredients such as "tree fungus." The authors spend several pages instructing the American cook on how to avoid overcooking vegetables, and do not include chop suey in their recipes. Contains an account of the painstaking process of recovering traditional recipes from memory.

Title: Cooking with the Chinese Flavor

Author Name: Lin, Tsuifeng; Lin, Hsiangju

Illustrator: Siu Lan Loh

Location Published: Englewood Cliffs, Prentice-Hall: 1956

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Categories: Cooking

Seller ID: 001696

Keywords: traditional chinese cookery vintage cookbook authentic recipes