Quick & Easy Chinese: 70 Everyday Recipes

Quick & Easy Chinese: 70 Everyday Recipes

Nancie McDermott

Language: English

Pages: 184

ISBN: 0811859304

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Throw away that take-out menu and turn to one of the recipes in this wonderful new cookbook. Using readily available ingredients and a few simple techniques, Quick & Easy Chinese brings the delicious flavors of Asia into anyone'skitchen. Included are many familiar restaurant classics like Cashew Chicken, Hot and Sour Soup, and even Fortune Cookies—all simplified for easy home cooking. With a wide range of appetizers, soups, entrees, drinks, and desserts, Quick & Easy Chinese will bring everyone good fortune and good eating.















brought to the teach- farther, to contact between China and Portugal in earliest trading ers’ lounge, bus station, or study hall, there to be nibbled with days many centuries back. The Portuguese protectorate of Macau friends amid conversation. established a presence in the vicinity of Hong Kong long ago, and Today, you’ll find fabulous Chinese bakeries with shelves lined the traditional custard tarts of Portugal called for making a sugar with gloriously decorated cakes, glistening

making a simple syrup for the custard and baking the tartlets slowly at a low heat are easy to accomplish, so the results are simple and superb. 1 package frozen puff pastry or 1 package refrigerated pie crust (2 crusts) ¾ cup sugar ½ cup water 4 eggs ½ cup milk k To prepare the tartlet shells, set the frozen puff pastry dough out on the countertop and allow it to thaw until soft enough to unfold the dough. Generously grease the muffin cups in a 12-cup muffin pan. Open one of the two pieces of

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220 230 240 260 Gas ½ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/5/08 11:28:12 AM Text copyright © 2008 by Nancie McDermott. Photographs copyright © 2008 by Maren Caruso. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data McDermott, Nancie. Quick and easy Chinese / by Nancie McDermott. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 978-0-8118-5930-1 (alk. paper) 1. Cookery, Chinese.

consisting of chicken stock with small pieces of meat or seafood, some leafy greens or shreds of vegetable, and an accent of sesame oil, green onions, or cilantro to brighten the bowl. Most are made well within an hour of serving time, unlike the Creamy Corn Soup with Ham (page 43) and Hot and Sour Western tradition of simmering a soup on the back of the stove for Soup (page 44) are each a little more involved, but either could hours, and making it thick with vegetables and meat. Chowders,

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