A Little Chinese Cookbook by Terry Tan

By Terry Tan

Whereas chinese language food is universally renowned, it has the undeserved
reputation of being intimidating. Tose 'mystifying sauces' are
easily available in shops. As for tactics and utensils, this ebook will
de-mystify them. The Ying Yang philosophy that permeates
Chinese lifestyles is obvious in it's delicacies, giving a stability of contrary
elements darkish and light-weight, smooth and crunchy, candy and bitter. The
result may be a sense of health after a meal. No Chinese
chefs ever cook dinner a similar dish a similar approach, each one creates his own
flavours. no matter if trying an imperial Peking Duck or humble
peasant stew, technique it with a feeling of event and boldness.
It's a question of trial, and some mistakes, prior to you recognize the correct
harmony among ginger and seasme oil, plum sauce and vinegar,
Soy sauce and garlic, noodles and beansprouts and the endless
permutations therein. A chinese language meal for 4 involves or
three dishes served with rice. All dishes will serve or extra if
the meal comprises different dishes, until another way indicated. A meal
for 4 can simply be stretched by means of serving extra rice.

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8 bananas, peeled 3 oz/70 g/ 1/2 cup self-raising flour 3 oz/70 g/' cup rice flour I tbsp cornflour 1/2 pt/250 n31/ I cup water 1/2 tsp salt 4 tbsp fine brown sugar oil for deep frying Slice each banana lengthways into two. Sift flours and add to water. Stir until consistency of cream. Add salt. Heat oil and when smoking, dip each piece of banana in batter, shake off excess and lower into hot oil. Fry until golden brown and roll in brown sugar. Serve with ice cream.

Add salt. Heat oil and when smoking, dip each piece of banana in batter, shake off excess and lower into hot oil. Fry until golden brown and roll in brown sugar. Serve with ice cream.

Add salt. Heat oil and when smoking, dip each piece of banana in batter, shake off excess and lower into hot oil. Fry until golden brown and roll in brown sugar. Serve with ice cream.

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