Best of Chinese Cooking

Sanjeev Kapoor, Popular Prakashan, 2003, 146 p, photographs, ISBN : 817154911X, $17.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Best of Chinese Cooking/Sanjeev Kapoor

Contents: 1. Soups. 2. Snacks. 3. Vegetables. 4. Chicken and lamb. 5. Fish and seafood. 6. Rice and noodles. 7. Desserts. Annexure.

"There is more to Chinese cookery than woks and stir-fries. And when it catches the attention of a master chef, wonderful things start happening to mundane ingredients like rice, noodles and vegetables. The subtle combinations of aromatic flavourings and spices find pride of place in Best of Chinese Cooking.

It is a fairy tale of success. Sanjeev Kapoor’s first three books Khana Khazana : A Celebration of Indian Cookery, Khazana of Healthy, Tasty Recipes and Khazana of Indian Recipes are winners all the way, the last having sold over a hundred thousand copies and adjudged the best seller of the year 1999! His subsequent two books Law Calorie Vegetarian Cookbook and Any Time Temptations too were received very well by his numerous fans. What is right now in your hands, Best of Chinese Cooking, is the best guide to creating authentic Chinese dishes in your kitchen. Soon to hit the stands is Microwave Cooking Made Easy.

The wide-ranging collection of soups, starters, chicken, lamb, rice, noodles and vegetables emphasise healthy cooking techniques and attractive presentation. As sauces are the basis of most recipes there is a separate section devoted to these recipes, not to forget the special addition of Chinese desserts with a difference.

Modern lifestyle with its resultant dietary demands can only incorporate food that looks good, tastes good and is good for health. With the increasing demand for different cuisines to please the present palate, the best Chinese delights are here for you. So explore and enjoy one of the world’s oldest and certainly most original cuisines prepared in your kitchen and do your body and your taste buds a favour!" (jacket)

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