This book, written by a former Chinese ambassador to London, is a cultured and entertaining view of the gastronomic side of Chinese life. It as written in the early 1950s by F.T. Cheng to show Westerners that there was a lot more to Chinese food culture than chop suey, and is a wonderful reminder of the richness and depth of Chinese culture from a man who also completely understood the West.
Musings of a Chinese Gourmet
F. T. Cheng. With a New Foreword by Graham Earnshaw
$6.99 (E-book) | ISBN 978-988-8107-00-1
$19.99 (Paperback) | ISBN 978-988-1732-60-6
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