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Berkshire Encyclopedia of Chinese Cuisines

Berkshire Encyclopedia of Chinese Cuisines

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The five-volume Berkshire Encyclopedia of Chinese Cuisines will be a comprehensive resource on the world’s most varied culinary terrain, bringing together the rich traditions and global influence of the many cuisines of China.

In print Winter 2017/2018.

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Product Description

The Berkshire Encyclopedia of Chinese Cuisines will be the first comprehensive resource on the world’s most varied culinary terrain – bringing together the rich traditions and global influence of the cuisines of China in a work of scholarship that is also of practical value. The five-volume encyclopedia will be a treasure trove of food lore, food history, culinary concepts and techniques, dishes with their variations, and biographies of famous chefs, gourmets, and writers.

The Berkshire Encyclopedia of Chinese Cuisines covers:

  • Cuisines (national, regional, and ethnic, religious, and other styles)
  • Cooking and eating (utensils, meal patterns, and division of labor)
  • Food in history (emergence of agriculture, spread of foods, colonialism and food, etc.)
  • Food in culture (ritual uses of foods and food in art, music, and literature)
  • Foodstuffs (from rice and potatoes to salt and saffron)
  • Culinary concepts and techniques, including preservation
  • Dishes with their variations
  • Famous culinary institutes, cooking schools, museums and libraries, and books
  • Important chefs, gourmets, and authors
  • Chinese food around the world

Additional Information

Format

Hardcover

ISBN

9781610000000

Pages

2500

Volumes

5

Edition

First

Chinese Title

宝库山中华料理全书