Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya

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  • Yuji Wakiyas impressive creative talent for serving authentic Chinese recipes and ingredients has revolutionized the perception of that nations cuisine. He has taken food that too often has been seen as a take-out staple steeped in artificial additives and given it layers of delicate, subtle flavor and an elegant touch, resulting in what can only be called haute Chinese.Wakiyas unique stylecaptured in this book by the breathtaking photos of Masashi Kumacomes from the combination of his deep knowledge of Chinese food and culture and the Japanese aesthetic for an always-stylish, yet refined presentation. In commentary and supplemental information accompanying each recipe, Wakiya enlightens readers on a wide variety of topics ranging from the medicinal properties of certain ingredients to making stocks and sauces from scratch, reconstituting dried Chinese ingredients, and the importance of using high heat in making tea. He discusses the origins of his signature dishes, based on Shanghai cuisineknown for its use of healthy ingredients such as black vinegaras well as the fascinating history, traditions and culture of the cuisine. Detailed instructions enable accomplished amateur chefs and professionals to prepare the dishes themselves. Over 70 dishes are presented in the book, organized by coursefrom appetizer through the meat and vegetable dishes to the dessert. Each of the dishes also reflects Wakiyas creativity and originality through his selection of antique plates from all over Asia.Like no other Chinese cookbook before it, Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya is a dramatic treat for sophisticated eyes and palates and the intellectually curious.
  • Author:
    Nobu Matsuhisa
    Binding:
    Hardcover
    Dewey Decimal Number:
    641.5951
    EAN:
    9784770030726
    ISBN:
    477003072X
    Label:
    Kodansha International
    Languages:
    English
    List Price:
    $42.00
    Manufacturer:
    Kodansha International
    Number Of Items:
    1
    Number Of Pages:
    192
    Product Group:
    Book
    Product Type Name:
    ABIS_BOOK
    Publication Date:
    2008-11-01
    Publisher:
    Kodansha International
    Studio:
    Kodansha International
    Title:
    Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya
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    Creator:
    Kuma Masashi

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