Expired Giveaway: Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper

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Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper by Fuschia DunlopFill in the information below, and you’ll be entered to win a copy of the “sweet-sour” memoir Shark’s Fin and Sichuan Pepper by Fuchsia Dunlop (W.W. Norton, 2009).

Note: You can enter one time per e-mail address per day. Deadline is noon (12 p.m.) ET 10.19.11.

An instant food-and-travel classic. Dunlop’s reflective memoir takes readers along on the search for kitchens in China’s Forbidden City, as well as introducing us to the people and places of remote West China. As with the best food writing, Dunlop demonstrates how “food is not a mere reflection of culture but a potent shaper of cultural identity,” or so said Dawn Drzal in her New York Times review. We had only to sample the following fabulous dishes of Fuchsia Dunlop to vouch for her deserved reputation:
Dong’an Chicken
Kung Pao Chicken with Peanuts
Dry-Fried Green Beans

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