– Buy Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking book Land of Plenty: A Treasury Of Authentic Sichuan Cooking by Fuchsia Dunlop. But now that I have a dog-eared copy of Fuchsia Dunlop’s new cookbook, Every Grain of Rice on my kitchen counter, things have changed. In fact, since. Every Grain of Rice has ratings and 60 reviews. Fuchsia Dunlop trained as a chef in China’s leading Sichuan cooking school and possesses the rare.

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Many of the recipes require few ingredients and are startlingly easy to make. Oct 10, Beka rated it liked it Shelves: Trying the short rib and one of the noodle recipes this weekend. I have made several things from here, and they are delicious!

And, frankly, it should be — Gabriel includes recipes from each region of Thailand and, as those of you familiar with the regionality of Thai food know, those regions use very different ingredients, spices and cooking methods. I’m a Chinese living abroad and was never allowed in the kitchen while in China. The idea of categories of flavor made my mouth water and I decided then and dnulop I needed to learn more about Chinese cooking and its extensive list of sauces and various ferme Found my way to this book this summer after looking for a recipe for eggplant and happening kf fish-fragrant eggplant.

Mar 15, Johan rated it it was amazing. No trivia or quizzes yet. Still, there’s definitely a great taste of Chinese here for everyone, from the beginning cook with limited ingredient access to the ambitious with dunlo; specialty market next door. A perfect introductory text to Chinese cooking – even for those already familiar with the cuisine.

Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking: Fuchsia Dunlop: Bloomsbury Publishing

I never buy cookbooks–recipes are readily available online and a survey can usually give you a number of ideas gice to how you might prepare any given dish–but this is a singular exception outside of the staples. I used to think that the learning curve for cooking Chinese food was sky high; now I know I can do this. Recipes are very simple and good for weeknight cooking. You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter.


Try riice hand at blanched choy sum with sizzling oil, Hangzhou broad beans with ham, pock-marked old woman’s beancurd or steamed dunloo with shiitake mushrooms, or, if you’ve ever in need of a quick fix, Fuchsia’s emergency late-night noodles.

So perfect and simple. It wasn’t though and the title is one of the best I’ve seen for a cookbook in recent years – The Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook was another great title and that, too, was by Fuchsia Dunlop. I’ve read other books about Chinese cooking, my culinary school curriculum included a class on China and I’ve read various things about Chinese cooking online.

Gfain website uses cookies to improve user experience. It’s a great introduction Dunlop’s first love, if I can be so bold to claim, is Sichuanese cuisine, and the recipes in this cookbook have a fair bit of overlap with her excellent Sichuan cookbook, but there’s also enough new dishes to keep it interesting.

I live in a North American city with a huge Chinese influence and have grown up eating not just old fashioned, westernized dishes like chow mein and fried rice but more “authentic” dishes like duck eggs and rice cooked in earthen pots and gratuitous amounts of congee.

Amazing, authentic Chinese recipes.

Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking by Fuchsia Dunlop

Her knowledge of her subject is encyclopaedic but it’s her passion and her writing skills that really make her books shine. Very nice range of dishes. Jul 13, Jennifer rated it it fuchsiia amazing Shelves: Books by Fuchsia Dunlop. Includes some modern fusion recipes. To ask other readers questions about Every Grain of Riceplease sign up.

This book provides clear and concise instructions on Chinese style meals. Finally, I read about this book, and it sounded like just the thing.

Every Grain of Rice

Everything a cookbook should guchsia Following her two seminal volumes on Sichuan and Hunan cooking, Every Grain of Fuchsiq is inspired by the vibrant everyday cooking of southern China, in which vegetables play the starring role, with small portions of meat and fish.


Found my way to this book this summer after looking for a recipe for eggplant and happening upon fish-fragrant eggplant. The recipe for sizzling greens is alone worth the purchase price. I’m pretty sure that the physical layout of the book helps a lot with the intimidation factor as well. With stunning photography and clear instructions, this is an essential volume for beginners and connoisseurs alike. Part of the latter, of course, is because Dunlop focuses on Sichuan This is the other cookbook that I read, literally, from cover to cover.

As a vegetarian, I love how vegetarian friendly the book is, and also the fact that she includes so many home cooking style recipes where meat is part of the dish, but not necessarily an essential part – I think it will be helpful to people who are trying to eat less meat, or just use it as an accent. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking

I’ve also bought a copy of the author’s Sichuan cookbook, and I’m on the lookout for her other book on Hunan style food.

Having lived in Shanghai for a year doesn’t make me an expert on Chinese food, but it does mean I have a taste memory for the food I ate on a daily basis fucheia banquet foodhow it was presented to me, etc. Many of the everj require few ingredients and are ridiculously easy to make. None were even close to this book.