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Martin Yan's China

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The world's foremost expert on Chinese cooking is back with a brand-new cookbook to whet the appetite of anyone who's ever picked up a pair of chopsticks. As the companion volume to the PBS series, Martin Yan's China brings the ancient country's beauty to the table with gorgeous dishes, breathtaking photographs, and fascinating information about the food, history, and cult...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published April 30th 2008 by Chronicle Books (first published April 2008)
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Jul 01, 2011 Amy rated it 4 of 5 stars
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This cookbook by Martin Yan (of Public Television's Yan Can Cook>) was nicely laid out. I like how the glossary was in the front along with all of the basics like equipment and ingredients that a typical Chinese kitchen would have on hand. The items and techniques were all clearly explained so that a beginner would be able to make the dishes included in this collection. This cookbook is a companion to one of Yan's television series. The photography included is appetizing and reading through t...more
Martin Yan is a classic, and this is one of his most well-laid out cookbooks yet. My only criticism is that a few of his recipes are very similar to ones from his older cookbooks.
Excellent, beautiful guide to every ingredient for every dish that you want to recreate from your local Asian restaurant.
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