front of book Author: Chan, Sou
Title: House of Chan Cookbook : Chinese cooking for Americans with ingredients obtained in your neighborhood stores
Publisher: Doubleday
Place: Garden City
Date: (1952)
Pages: 190
Binding: Hardback
Condition: VERY GOOD very good dj
Illustrator: Siu Lan Loh
Book Id: MAIN008430I
Details: Index
About the book: A famous New York restaurateur has combined his long experience in catering to the tastes of American gourmets with his own thorough knowledge of Chinese cookery to produce this mouth-watering collection of simple, delectable recipes. More than one hundred in all, these recipes cover every part of an oriental meal, from exotic and tempting appetizers to light but luscious desserts.
front of book From the thousands of meals he serves to delighted patrons in his restaurant, or prepares in the home kitchens of his friends, Mr. Chan has carefully selected economical, easy-to-cook, and readily digestible dishes, sure to please the palates of all who enjoy good food.
He shows how most of these Chinese foods may be prepared far more quickly than average American dishes, offers suggestions for varied, well-balanced menus, and includes valuable tips on table setting and serving. For practical use, Mr. Chan's recipes call for ingredients which may be obtained at any neighborhood grocery.
About the author: Sou Chan, son of a poor Chinese farmer, came to America twenty years ago and found his first job as a dishwasher in a Chinese restaurant. Today he owns the famous House of Chan, located in New York but known from coast to coast for its delicious oriental food and for the genial hospitality of its host.