land-of-plenty-a-treasury-of-authentic-sichuan-cooking

Land of Plenty: A Treasury of Authentic Sichuan Cooking

Sample recipes from Land of Plenty: A Treasury of Authentic Sichuan Cooking

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Mr. Lai’s Glutinous Rice Balls with Sesame Stuffing

In 1894, a young man named Lai Yuanxin traveled from his native town to Chengdu, where he took up a place as an apprentice in a restauran...

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boiled-beef-slices-in-a-fiery-sauce

Boiled Beef Slices in a Fiery Sauce

Sichuanese people joke that outsiders, wary of the fiery local flavors, order this dish in restaurants in the hope of eating something mi...

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gong-bao-kung-pao-chicken-with-peanuts

Gong Bao (Kung Pao) Chicken with Peanuts

This dish, also known as Kung Pao chicken, has the curious distinction of having been labeled as politically incorrect during the Cultura...

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dry-fried-green-beans

Dry-Fried Green Beans

This is one of Sichuan’s most famous vegetable dishes. The green beans are traditionally dry-fried over a medium heat until they are tend...

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glassy-steamed-dumplings

“Glassy” Steamed Dumplings

The day our pastry teacher offered us samples of these dumplings at the Sichuan cooking school, there was a near-riot as all the students...

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fish-fragrant-pork-slivers

Fish-Fragrant Pork Slivers

The so-called fish-fragrant flavor is one of Sichuan’s most famous culinary creations, and it epitomizes the Sichuanese love for audaciou...

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