Cookbook, Popular Chinese Cookery, Alison Burt, Reference Book, Recipes, First Edition
A wonderful hardcover cookbook called Popular Chinese Cooking by Alison Burt. This book has over 100 recipes and 32 color illustrations. It includes information on where to obtain ingredients (like bean sprouts, wun tun skins, shark's fin, and chow chow), how to prepare ingredients, utensils, planning and preparing a meal, and entertaining. A great way to try some Chinese cooking at home.
9½ inches in length
6¾ inches in width
Published by Octopus Books -- 1972 -- First Edition
This book is in Very Good condition. The binding is in perfect condition. The book is clean with no rips or tears. The book does have some minor shelf wear and rubbing to the corners. A couple of the recipes have a notation next to them. The dust cover is also in fair condition with some ripping near the top and on the corners.
This would make a great gift idea for the person loves Chinese food and would like to learn to cook it.
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