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Chinese cooking continues to appeal to health-conscious Americans for its freshness and variety. Eileen Yin-Fei Lo's The Chinese Chicken Cookbook shows in 100 recipes how to use chicken as a basis for a variety of tastes and textures. Simple congee of rice and broth produces a Chinese version of comforting chicken soup. Lo's Mu Shu Chicken requires a complex variety of ingredients, such as dried tiger lily stems and cloud ear, to stuff into homemade pancakes. Special chicken-stuffed dumplings need the cook's dexterity to turn out as lovely as they do in restaurants. The book's final recipe, Mah Jongg Chicken, transforms a large roasting chicken into three individual dishes meant to form a single meal: spiced steamed chicken, a soup, and a stir-fry. Mark Knoblauch
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Ming Tsai chef of Blue Ginger, author, and host of Food Network's East Meets West with Ming Tsai Eileen Yin-Fei Lo, a celebrated chef and teacher of Chinese cuisine, has created an invaluable resource for authentic and delicious Chinese recipes for the world's most popular protein, deliciously demonstrating the endless and varied amount of dishes the provinces of China offer. Enjoy!
Martin Yan author of Martin Yan's Chinatown Cooking and host of Yan Can Cook It is with great pleasure that I welcome Eileen's latest cookbook. More than a collection of memorable recipes, this book has captured the cultural essence of the chicken in Chinese history.
Jacques Pepin chef, author, and cooking show host No matter how much you know about Chinese cooking, you'll learn something new from Eileen Yin-Fei Lo. I know that whenever I want to eat Chinese-style chicken, I will go directly to this well-thought-out cookbook, get inspired by its mouth-watering recipes, and cook.
Sara Moulton chef, author, and host of Food Network's Sara's Secrets Leave it to Eileen Yin-Fei Lo to reinvent chicken, the tasty bird we think we know too well. My favorite Chinese cookbook author has brought us one hundred smart new ways to look at chicken.
Corinne Trang author of Authentic Vietnamese Cooking and Essentials of Asian Cuisine Eileen Yin-Fei Lo offers historical and cultural context for dozens of delicious classic and contemporary Chinese recipes, all guaranteed to excite the palate.
Michael Batterbury founding editor, Food Arts and Food & Wine magazines Both professionals and amateurs will have difficulty deciding which of the one hundred deliciously lucid recipes in her latest volume, The Chinese Chicken Cookbook, to begin reproducing. A masterful feat that should persuade American chicken aficionados to leap from the frying pan into the wok.