Sweet and sour spare ribs is a quintessential Chinese dish that can be found in cookbook The Joy of Chinese Cooking by Doreen Yen Hung Feng. Photo: Shutterstock
Sweet and sour spare ribs is a quintessential Chinese dish that can be found in cookbook The Joy of Chinese Cooking by Doreen Yen Hung Feng. Photo: Shutterstock

A homestyle Chinese food guide, The Joy of Chinese Cooking from the 1950s includes recipes for fried rice, curried chicken, sweet and sour spare ribs, and char siu

  • In The Joy of Chinese Cooking, Doreen Yen Hung Feng celebrates how, over the decades, simple cooking in China has ‘grown and developed into an art’
  • Her quintessential recipes in the book, first published in 1950, include char siu, long life noodles, bound pig’s trotters and roast duck congee

Sweet and sour spare ribs is a quintessential Chinese dish that can be found in cookbook The Joy of Chinese Cooking by Doreen Yen Hung Feng. Photo: Shutterstock
Sweet and sour spare ribs is a quintessential Chinese dish that can be found in cookbook The Joy of Chinese Cooking by Doreen Yen Hung Feng. Photo: Shutterstock
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