Recipes from the Garden of Contentment contains recipes for classical Chinese dishes like roast suckling pig. Photo: SCMP

Recipes from the Garden of Contentment – a gastronomic guide from 1792

  • The bilingual work, in Chinese and English, was a labour of love for Chinese-Canadian translator, Sean J.S. Chen
  • Although not a chef nor a classic Chinese scholar, the scientist located the original 18th century text to ensure accuracy
Topic |   Asian recipes
Recipes from the Garden of Contentment contains recipes for classical Chinese dishes like roast suckling pig. Photo: SCMP
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