Recipes from Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking

This new masterwork of Chinese cuisine showcases acclaimed chef Eileen Yin-Fei Lo’s decades of culinary virtuosity. A series of lessons build skill, knowledge, and confidence as Lo guides the home cook step by step through the techniques, ingredients, and equipment that define Chinese cuisine. With more than 100 classic recipes and technique illustrations throughout, Mastering the Art of Chinese Cooking makes the glories of this ancient cuisine utterly accessible. Stunning color photography reveals the treasures of old and new China, from the zigzagging alleys of historical Guangzhou to the bustle of city centers and faraway Chinatowns, as well as wonderful ingredients and gorgeous finished dishes. Step-by-step brush drawings illustrate Chinese cooking techniques. This lavish volume takes its place as the Chinese cookbook of choice in the cook’s library.

A white bowl piled with spicy shrimp and a red bowl of white rice

Hunan Hot-and-Spicy Shrimp

Shrimp are tossed in a peppery mix then seared in a reach-for-the-fire-extinguisher-hot sauce of chiles, ginger, garlic, and shallots.

  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 5
Slow-Cooked Pork Belly

Slow-Cooked Pork Belly

Two different cooking techniques—steaming and then braising—ensure that this Chinese-style pork belly (fresh bacon) is amazingly tender.

  • Quick Glance
  • 40 M
  • 5 H, 40 M
  • 0