Thursday, March 7, 2013

Cooking Well: Healthy Chinese

Cooking Well: Healthy Chinese
Over 125 Easy & Delicious Recipes

by David Wang, Wang Renxiang, and Jo Brielyn

Trade Paperback, 240 pages


Chinese Food! Probably our favourite take-out treat, and Cooking Well: Healthy Chinese shows us how to make it at home simply and healthily!

Cooking Well: Healthy Chinese contains over 125 traditional and popularized recipes including Spicy Szechuan-Style Noodles, Pork and Shrimp Wontons, Chicken with Enoki Mushroom Soup, Stir-Fried Chicken with Sweet Flour Sauce, Sweet and Sour Chicken with Vegetables, Chicken with Goji Berries and Chinese Yam, Red Bean Cake, and many more!

Learn the Yin and Yang of Chinese cuisine and how certain foods can benefit your specific health concerns.

The recipes are uncomplicated and straightforward, with helpful tips and notes on ingredients and preparations.

Cooking Well: Healthy Chinese also includes:
• An overview of authentic Chinese ingredients—like tofu, winter melon, and bamboo shoots—and their nutritional benefits
• Healthy alternatives to traditional Chinese ingredients, as well as low-oil preparations and healthy stir-fries to suit any diet
• Step-by-step instructions and helpful tips on Chinese cooking techniques and ingredients for beginner chefs and those new to Chinese cooking
• A guide to authentic Chinese ingredients and where to find them


Contents Include:
Chapter 1:  
The History of Chinese Cuisine
Chapter 2: 
 The Staples of Chinese Cuisine and Their Health Benefits
Chapter 3
Cooking and Dining Tips
Chapter 4:  
The Recipes
Staple Foods (Rice & Noodles
Appetizers
Side Dishes
Soups
Meat & Poultry Entrées
Seafood Entrées
Tofu Entrées
Medicinal Foods
Desserts

Who needs take-out? Now you can make your own healthy Chinese at home!


About the Authors

Wang Renxiang is an eminent archaeologist in China. One of his major research areas has been on the dietetic culture from the perspective of archaeology. He has published many books in Chinese on the subjects of gourmet food, cooking, and culture.

David W. Wang is a senior consultant of international business and crosscultural
communications based in Washington, D.C. He is the author of the recent worldwide best-selling book, Decoding the Dragon's Mindset.

Jo Brielyn is the co-author of Combat Fat for Kids: The Complete Plan for Family Fitness, Nutrition, and Health. She is also a contributing writer for Hatherleigh Press and has currently completed 14 other nonfiction books about health and wellness.