Simple Chinese Cooking offers Kylie Kwong's philosophy of marrying the freshest ingredients and the simplest techniques to create amazing flavor.Read more...
Simple Chinese Cooking offers Kylie Kwong's philosophy of marrying the freshest ingredients and the simplest techniques to create amazing flavor. Kylie grew up devouring the mouthwatering heartiness of her mother's traditional Cantonese cuisine. Armed with the fundamental techniques, she set out to give ancient tradition a modern twist and bring the joys of Chinese cooking to all. Now, people from all over the globe flock to her popular restaurant in Sydney, billy kwong. But in this book, she brings her delicious recipes to Chinese food lovers everywhere.
Simple Chinese Cooking demystifies the preparation of Chinese cuisinewith ingredients that are readily available in any grocery store, and recipes that are friendly and easy-to-follow. From soy sauce chicken and steamed fish fillets with ginger and spring onions, to prawn wonton soup, this book offers delicious everyday meals, as well as dishes that are perfect for entertaining. With succulent 4-color photographs throughout and step-by-step instructional pictures, Simple Chinese Cooking will guide anyone to create a delectable feast.
The Chinese challenge
Simple Chinese Cooking by Kylie Kwong is a large-format (10 inches by 11 inches) knockout. The chef and restaurateur of billy kwong in Sydney and fourth-generation member of the largest Chinese family in Australia, Kylie has had two cooking series on the Discovery Home Channel here. When she says "simple" she really means it, and she makes sure that you'll find all the ingredients she uses on your supermarket's shelves. The book is divided into 14 chapters, each devoted to one main ingredient, including salads (unusual in a Chinese cookbook) and a selection of tofu dishes to delight your vegetarian friends and family. So, gaze at the full-page, almost edible photos that accompany each recipe, then start shopping and chopping, slicing and dicing, heat up that wok and get to work!