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The First Happiness: Chinese Cooking for Australia - Elizabeth Chong Hardcover recipe book

The First Happiness: Chinese Cooking for Australia - Elizabeth Chong  Hardcover recipe book

The First Happiness: Chinese Cooking for Australia - Elizabeth Chong Hardcover recipe book

THE FIRST HAPPINESS

Chinese Cooking for Australia

by Elizabeth Chong

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Used hardcover book in very good condition, 238 pages. Published 1982. Clean, tight book with no loose, marked, torn or missing pages. Contains mouth-watering full-page colour photos and line illustrations throughout the book.  

'Food is the first happiness' - CONFUCIUS

A distinguished Australian Chinese cook, Elizabeth Chong had been sharing with her students the secrets of Chinese cuisine for twenty years when this book was first published in 1982. Her  recipes have been specially developed and adapted to Australian ingredients.

The First Happiness takes the reader on a gastronomic adventure through regional specialties, homestyle favourites, popular and gourmet dishes, cooking for two and a menu planning segment for entertaining. The recipes are simple and easy to follow, with an average preparation time of twenty minutes. 

As well, Elizabeth introduces the philosophies behind Chinese cooking, the ingredients and the preparation methods, and gives advice on marketing. 

The book includes a list of stockists of Chinese ingerdients in major Australian cicites.

A new and delightful approach to a cookbook, The First Happiness combines mouth-watering and innovative recipes with ancient Chinese proverbs and wisdom.

Please note: all measurements are given in metric and imperial.

About the author

Elizabeth Chong has spent most of her life surrounded by food: the preparation, the cooking and the eating.

Born in a small provincial town in Canton, Elizabeth came to Australia when she was three. Through the family restaurant, The Golden Phoenix, one of Melbourne's first Chinese gourmet restaurants, Elizabeth watched the chefs practise their skills and decided that cooking would be her life.

Elizabeth has taught Chinese cooking at Australia's premier Chinese cooking school, which she established in 1961. She has also conducted many gourmet tours of the East, given lectures and interviews and regularly appears on both television and radio. She is one of Australia's leading consultants to the Chinese food industry, writes freelance newspaper and magazine articles and has released six cookbooks.

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The First Happiness: Chinese Cooking for Australia by Elizabeth Chong


Cookbooks Australia has a great range of new, used and out of print recipe books to suit all tastes and palates. Basic, how-to and general cookbooks, international cuisines, favourite chefs and cooks, cake decorating and cupcake recipe books, slow cooker, pressure cooker, quick and easy, comfort food, cookbooks especially for chldren, Australian Women's Weekly recipe books, vintage old favourites from the CWA, Green and Gold, Commonsense Cookery Books. If you are looking for a family favourite recipe or cookbook to give to your daughter, son or to replace your mother's or your own falling-apart copy, it might be here!
 

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