Secrets from a Healthy Asian Kitchen by Ying Chang Compestine

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In this text, 165 delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes show home cooks how to introduce popular, healthy Asian ingredients to everyday meals. The collection incorporates key ingredients that not only enhance flavour but also promote health. From ginseng and soy to garlic and green tea, home cooks can create colourful and creative meals that pack a powerful health benefit.

About Ying Chang Compestine

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Ying Chang Compestine was born in Wuhan, China, and came to the U.S. when she was twenty-three. Growing up in China during the lean years of the Cultural Revolution, Ying often dreamed of the kind of Chinese New Year celebrated in this book. Aside from playing with her young son and his friends, Ying loves to write, cook, eat, and travel. Consequently, she spends a lot of time writing stories for children and cookbooks for adults. She lives in Boulder, Colorado, with her husband and son.
Published July 8, 2002 by Avery. 256 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Cooking. Non-fiction

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Heavily emphasizing the Chinese belief in balance, Compestine applies the concept to food, which she divides into cool (yin) and hot (yang) foods with neutral foods in between.

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