Every Grain Of Rice

Simple Chinese Home Cooking

by Fuchsia Dunlop

Hardcover, 351 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $35 |


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Book Summary

A culinary reference inspired by the cooking traditions of Southern China features dishes that focus primarily on vegetables, shares a comprehensive introduction to key seasonings and techniques, and offers such options as Vegetarian Gong Bao Chicken, Sour-and-Hot Mushroom Soup and Emergency Late-Night Noodles. By the author of Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper. 20,000 first printing.

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Young soybeans, often known as edamame, are firmer than peas. Cookbook author Fuchsia Dunlop says they make an easy and delicious dinner when stir-fried. Courtesy of Chris Terry hide caption

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Found Recipes

A Simple Chinese Twist On Young Soybeans

Fuchsia Dunlop shares a "Found Recipe" for stir-fried snow vegetable with green soybeans, a dish she enjoyed in the countryside near Shanghai.

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