The Woks of Life: Recipes to Know and Love from a Chinese American Family (Spiral Bound)

The Woks of Life: Recipes to Know and Love from a Chinese American Family (Spiral Bound)

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This spiral book would be the perfect gift for the Chinese food lovers in your life. When searching for the best Chinese cookbook, The Woks of Life is a great choice. The spiral bound version of The Woks of Life is great for those who really use and abuse their books. Our proprietary binding helps you lay this title flat for easier reading and handling. If you’re looking for Asian cookbooks then the spiral bound version of The Woks of Life is the way to go.

In addition to recipes for Mini Char Siu Bao, Spicy Beef Biang Biang Noodles, Cantonese Pork Belly Fried Rice, and Salt-and-Pepper Fried Oyster Mushrooms, there are also helpful tips and tricks throughout, including an elaborate rundown of the Chinese pantry, explanations of essential tools (including the all-important wok), and insight on game-changing Chinese cooking secrets like how to “velvet” meat to make it extra tender and juicy.

Whether you’re new to Chinese cooking or if your pantry is always stocked with bean paste and chili oil, you’ll find lots of inspiration and trustworthy recipes that will become a part of your family story, too.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Clarkson Potter (November 1, 2022)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 320 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0593233891
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0593233894
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 2.82 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 8.12 x 0.75 x 10.07 inches

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Customer Reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Joan Wright
Great book

Real happy with my new cookbook that Lays Flat, worth the upgrade!

Barbara Brown
The Woks of Life

This is a wonderful cookbook! We have made three recipes so far (just got it for Christmas) and they have all been excellent. They recipes are easy to follow and easy to prepare. Love the background on the family.

P Chen

Great recipes & personal tidbits. Very interesting collection of food & historical collaborations

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