Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook: Recipes From Hunan Province

Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook: Recipes From Hunan Province

  • Publish Date: 2007-02-17
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Fuchsia Dunlop
W W Norton Company
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Authentic recipes and fascinating tales from one of China's most vibrant culinary regions.

Fuchsia Dunlop is the author of the much-loved and critically acclaimed Sichuanese cookbook Land of Plenty, which won the British Guild of Food Writers Jeremy Round Award for best first book and which critic John Thorne called a seminal exploration of one of Chinas great regional cuisines. Now, with Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook, she introduces us to the delicious tastes of Hunan, Chairman Maos home province.

Hunan is renowned for the fiery spirit of its people, its beautiful scenery, and its hearty peasant cooking. In a selection of classic recipes interwoven with a wealth of history, legend, and anecdote, Dunlop brings to life this vibrant culinary region. Look for late imperial recipes like Numbing-and-Hot Chicken, Chairman Maos favorite Red-Braised Pork, soothing stews, and a myriad of colorful vegetable stir-fries. 65 color illustrations

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