Szechuan cookbook?

Discussion in 'Cookbook Reviews' started by colin, Oct 31, 2011.

  1. colin

    colin

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    Spent a little time in China in June, and the Szechuan food was mind-expanding, way beyond anything I've eaten called "Szechuan" elsewhere.  I want to learn, even a little.  Any good books?  I'm looking for guidance on how to think about the food, not just recipes.  
     
  2. phatch

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    Land of Plenty: A Treasury of Sichuan Cookery by Fushcia Dunlop

     
  3. manofthehoff

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    I second phatch's suggestion; that is an incredible book. Everything I've made from it has been really delicious and often illuminating. The writing is also wonderful.
     
  4. colin

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    Thanks!  I've ordered it. 
     
  5. butzy

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    Can you let us know how you like it when you get it? As I'm looking at buying it as well.

    I read her other book "shark's fin and sichuan pepper"and quite enjoyed it