Wok Every Day: From Fish & Chips To Chocolate Cake--Recipes And Techniques For Steaming, Grilling, Deep-Frying, Smoking, Braising, And Stir-Frying In The World's Mos by Barbara Grunes and Virginia Van Vynckt

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  • ISBN 10 0811831957
  • ISBN 13 9780811831956
  • Published Aug 29 2003
  • Format Paperback
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Chronicle Books
  • Imprint Chronicle Books

Publishers Text

The concept is simple: one wok, many meals, all of them perfectly done. Arguably the only pan you really need, the wok is the kitchen chameleon capable of turning out not just stir-fries, but everything from pub-style fish and chips to, yes, chocolate cake. The wok can do it all, and do it well - whether it's sizzling up crunchy polenta fries, steaming succulent Swordfish Margarita with Papaya Salsa, braising delicious Curried Beef with Basmati Pilaf, or smoking Chicken with Fig Confit. And imagine popping a warm homemade jelly doughnut into your mouth! With plenty of traditional stir-fry recipes, advice on choosing the right wok and accessories, and tips on proper wok upkeep, Wok Every Day makes it easy to wok like a gourmet.

Barbara Grunes has authored over 40 cookbooks, including several with Virginia Van Vynckt. A resident of northern Illinois, she has written about food and dining for the Chicago Sun-Times.

Virginia Van Vynckt has written extensively for the Chicago Sun-Times weekly food section and is an experienced editor and web designer. Her fascination with woks developed during her travels in Southeast Asia. She lives in northern Illinois.

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