Irene Kuo’s cookbook, The Key to Chinese Cooking, contains recipes for dishes including sweet and sour pork. Photo: Shutterstock Irene Kuo’s cookbook, The Key to Chinese Cooking, contains recipes for dishes including sweet and sour pork. Photo: Shutterstock
Irene Kuo’s cookbook, The Key to Chinese Cooking, contains recipes for dishes including sweet and sour pork. Photo: Shutterstock

The key to Chinese cooking ‘lies in understanding the basic techniques’, writes Irene Kuo

  • In her cookbook, Irene Kuo – a China-born, US-raised influential restaurateur – delves deep into a vast cuisine
  • ‘The Chinese have had the dire need to experiment on all things edible for survival and the leisure of prosperity to perfect their cooking,’ she writes

Topic |   Chinese cuisine
Irene Kuo’s cookbook, The Key to Chinese Cooking, contains recipes for dishes including sweet and sour pork. Photo: Shutterstock Irene Kuo’s cookbook, The Key to Chinese Cooking, contains recipes for dishes including sweet and sour pork. Photo: Shutterstock
Irene Kuo’s cookbook, The Key to Chinese Cooking, contains recipes for dishes including sweet and sour pork. Photo: Shutterstock
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