22 May 2012

Beyond the Great Wall

This another favorite cookbook by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid.  If I only could have one cookbook about China, this would definitely be it.  This also happens to be a good book for Central Asian cooking.

Again, no page numbers, and this is only a list of what I've tried.

Condiments and Seasonings
Market Stall Fresh Tomato Salsa
Bright Red Chile Paste
Grasslands Herb Salsa
Quick Tomato-Onion Chutney
Hani Chile-Garlic Paste
Chile Oil
Guizhou Chile Paste
Tibetan Tribal Pepper Salt

Soups
Hui Vegetable Soup
Dai Chile-Fish Soup with Flavored Oil*
Dai Flavord Oil

Salads
Pea Tendril Salad
Beef-Sauced Hot Lettuce Salad
Silk Road Tomato-Bell Pepper Salad
Sprouts and Cabbage Salad, Kazakh Style
Hani Soy Bean Sprout Salad
Pressed Tofu with Scallions and Ginger
Cucumbers in Black Rice Vinegar*
Dai Carrot Salad
Napa and Red Onion Salad
Cooling Oasis Salad with Tomatoes and Herbs

Mostly Vegetables
Ginger and Carroy Stir-Fry
Kazakh Cabbage Stir-Fry with Lamb (except I leave out the lamb)
Chile-Hot Bright Green Soybeans with Garlic
Stir-Fried Stem Lettuce, Lhasa-Style
Tofu Batons with Hot Sesame Dressing
Dai Spicy Grilled Tofu
Yuanyang Grilled Potatoes
Easy Lhasa Fried Potato Slices
Hui Vegetable Hot Pot*

Noodles and Dumplings
Amdo Noodle Squares
Kazakh Noodles*
Laghman Sauce for Noodles (I think my recipes are better though)
Lhasa Egg Noodle Shells
Hand-Rolled Rice Noodles
Earlobe Noodles
Noodles with Sesame Sauce

Rice and Grains
Sticky Rice
Basic Rice
Chicken Pulao with Pumpkin*
Kazakh Pulao

Breads
Uighur Nan
Home-style Tajik Nan*
Kazakh Family Loaf
Savory Tibetan Breads
There are a number of recipes in this section I still need to try

Fish
Dai Grilled Fish
More here too

Chicken and Eggs
Market Day Omelet
Chicken and Noodles, Tuvan-Style
Oasis Chicken Kebabs
Dai Grilled Chicken

Lamb and Beef
I don't really cook lamb and beef (although I happily eat it).  There are several good recipes here.

Pork (As with other pork sections in these books, I'll often leave out the pork and double the vegetables)
Pork with Chives (jusay!)
Miao Pork with Corn and Chiles*
Pork with Napa Cabbage and Chiles
Stir-Fried Pork with Pickled Greens
Stir-Fried Pork and Potato Ribbons
Tibetan Pork and Spinach Stir-Fry
Weeknight Pork and Bean Sprouts

Drinks and Sweet Treats
Tibetan Rice Pudding*

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