My Grandmother's Chinese Kitchen by Eileen Yin-Fei Lo
100 Family Recipes and Life Lessons

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Award-winning cookbook author and celebrated food expert Eileen Yin-Fei Lo learned how to cook from her talented grandmother. This inspiring and instructive book collects 100 recipes the author learned in her grandmother's kitchen, along with the life lessons, observations, and other gifts she hopes to pass on to readers and future generations.

Cherished holiday recipes include steamed buns and fish congees for birthdays, vegetables prepared during the Lunar New Year, and rice dumplings made for the Dragon Boat Festival. All the essential techniques of the Chinese kitchen are represented, including stir-frying, steaming, roasting, stewing, braising, and more.

A volume to cook from, to share, and to read as a memoir in its own right, My Grandmother's Chinese Kitchen celebrates a great culinary tradition by sharing family wisdom and timeless recipes.
 

About Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

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Eileen Yin-Fei Lo is an educator, chef, and author of 11 cookbooks on Chinese cuisine. She lives in New Jersey. Susie Cushner is a Boston-based photographer whose work has appeared in many books and magazines, including Gourmet and Martha Stewart Living.
 
Published December 5, 2006 by HP Books. 288 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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Other noteworthy dishes include crackling Guangfu Chicken, included in feasts ""celebrating a child's first month since birth,"" and Salted Pork with Silken Bean Curd, a traditional New Year's dish.

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