The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook by Gloria Bley Miller Huge 1966 Vintage 1988


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“The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook” by Gloria Bley Miller. Originally published in 1966, this edition was published by Weathervane Books in 1988, the cookbook is a hard cover with a dust jacket measuring 6¼ x 8¼ inches with 926 pages; the price of $24.95 is printed on the interior flap of the dust jacket. It is in excellent gently used condition, the hard cover looks brand new while the dust jacket shows very slight wear, the pages are clean and unmarked but they have darkened.


An essential resource in the American kitchen and a classic for nearly four decades, this is the definitive Chinese cookbook, perfect for cooks at every level. Here is the largest, most comprehensive Chinese cookbook ever published for the Western world. A Tastemaker Award winner, Gloria Bley Miller distills centuries of Chinese recipes and techniques into concise and easy-to-follow directions that will enable any cook to produce dishes that please the eye, delight the palate, and suit the budget. With verve and wit, Miller tells you how to prepare everything from egg drop soup and drunken pork to sizzling rice and delicate wontons. There are 150 recipes for chicken alone, plus dozens of variations on pork dishes, vegetables, and noodles, as well as other Chinese favorites. Using Miller’s recipes, ordinary meat and seafood become delicacies, while vegetables retain their color and texture. “The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook” contains everything the cook needs to know about Chinese cooking, including how to: Use special Chinese cooking techniques such as steaming and stir-frying; Create unique seasonings and sauces; Substitute hard-to-find ingredients with those available in any supermarket and plan menus suited to every time constraint, budget, and occasion. The classic Chinese cookbook, this is the only book you’ll ever need to master one of the world’s greatest and most versatile cuisines.

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Weight 63 oz
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 3 in