The Vegan Chinese Kitchen : Recipes And Modern Stories From A Thousand-year-old Tradition

The Vegan Chinese Kitchen : Recipes And Modern Stories From A Thousand-year-old Tradition

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Summary: 100+ fresh, plant-based, umami-packed recipes that show the range of traditional and modern Chinese vegan cuisine. When Hannah Che decided to become a vegan, she was concerned that it would alienate her from the traditions and food that her Chinese family celebrated. But that was before she learned about Zhai cai, or vegetarian cooking, a fascinating subset of Chinese cookery that emphasizes umami-rich ingredients and can be traced back over hundreds, if not a thousand, years to Buddhist temple kitchens. In this book, Hannah Che shows us the magic of this highly developed and creative tradition in which nearly every dish in the Chinese repertoire can be replicated in a meatless way, such as Sichuan chili-oil wontons, or using spicy mushrooms in dan-dan noodles. Here, you'll find recipes that are naturally plant-based with a rich culinary history that are as irresistible as they are nourishing, such as flaky scallion pancakes, corn stir-fried with peppers and pine nuts, or pea shoots...  more »
Call Number Location Status Due Date
641.5636 CHENewOut12/14/22

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Content :

Leafy greens -- Stems, shoots, and flowers -- Beans, fruits, and gourds -- Root vegetables -- Tofu -- Tofu Skin -- Gluten -- Mushrooms -- Rice, wheat, and noodles -- Congees & sweet soups -- Stocks, condiments, and pickles.

Publication, Distribution, etc. :

New York : Clarkson Potter, [2022]

ISBN :

0593139704

Physical Description :

319 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm

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  • Includes index.
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