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My China
By Kylie Kwong

My China

A Feast for All the Senses

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Format: Hardback

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My China by Kylie Kwong

Book Description

An extraordinary, intimate tour through the rich food and culture of China and Tibet, told through lavish photography, stories, and recipes. "My China" is a sweeping culinary travelogue through modern-day China and Tibet. Here, Kylie Kwong, renowned chef and author of Simple Chinese Cooking, journeys to ten cities and provinces, beginning in the Toishan district, the home of her own ancestors. Along the way, she meets and cooks with an array of spirited locals and samples a range of wonderful regional meals and tastes?from the haute cuisine of glamorous Shanghai restaurants to the simple bowls of noodles and pickles at the wooden stalls of Lhasa, and the altogether different and intense spicy heat of traditional Sichuan dishes. With a chef's passion for new flavors, Kwong discovers authentic recipes and traditional techniques and adapts them to eighty new recipes that readers can make simply at home. A rich collection of stories, recipes, and beautiful photographs, My China will transport readers to the sights, smells, and flavors of a world that inspires. It is an intimate, captivating look at modern China and all its treasures, and the perfect gift for the holidays for any armchair traveler.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780670018796
ISBN-10: 0670018791
Format: Hardback
(288mm x 235mm x 42mm)
Pages: 482
Imprint: Penguin Putnam
Publisher: Penguin Putnam
Publish Date: 8-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Simple Chinese Cooking has become the weeknight go-to book for many of us, much-loved for its fast and fresh-tasting results from readily available ingredients with the minimum of fuss. This long-awaited follow-up is a winning combination of inspiring new recipes and master classes in classic Chinese techniques -- a must-have for your kitchen.

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It Tastes Better by Kylie Kwong It Tastes Better, Paperback (January 2013)

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Author Biography - Kylie Kwong

Kylie Kwong was born in Sydney to a fourth-generation Australian-Chinese family. She learned the fundamentals of Cantonese cooking at her mother's side, and then went on to hone her skills with several of Australia's most respected chefs. After working at some of Sydney's finest restaurantsRockpool, Wockpool and Restaurant ManfrediKylie realised her dream of pouring her heart and soul into her own restaurant, billy kwong, in Sydney's Surry Hills."

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