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Chinese Cookery Secrets

How to Cook Chinese Restaurant Food at Home


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Chinese Cookery Secrets by Deh-Ta Hsiung
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Deh-Ta Hsiung shares his life-long knowledge of Chinese restaurant cooking to help you successfully reproduce your favourite meals at home - from a simple, single dish to an elaborate, grand feast. In a clear, straightforward style, he vividly reveals the elusive secrets that produce perfection. He shows you each crucial stage of preparation to enable you to recreate the harmonious blending of subtle flavours, delicate textures, aromas, colours and shapes that are the hallmarks of authentic Chinese restaurant cooking. This updated version of Chinese Cookery Secrets contains recipes for dishes as diverse as 'Smoked' Chicken, Deep-Fried Squid and delicious Iron-Place Sizzled meat and fish dishes, sure to be a wonderful centerpiece for any dinner party, to takeaway staples like Egg Fried Rice and Sweet and Sour Chicken.

Author Biography

Deh-Ta Hsiung was born in 1933 in Peking (Beijing) and educated amongst other places at University College, Oxford, and the Slade School of Fine Art, University College, London. His career has included the following: food and wine consultant to Chinese restaurants in the UK, Hong Kong and India; teacher of Chinese cooking regularly around the world (including France, Ireland, Finland, India and at Ken Lo's Chinese Cookery School in London); Chinese restaurant inspector for a prestigious guidebook and for several major food manufacturers. He is also the author of numerous books on Chinese cooking, including two he co-authored with Ken Lo. But his accolade must be as special Guest Chef at the Savoy, London, for their staff on several occasions.
Release date NZ
June 25th, 2009
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Digital original
How To Books Ltd
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