The Last Chinese Chef



This Exhilarating Story Is The Transporting Tale Of How The Sensual, Romantic Elements Of Haute Chinese Cuisine Become The Perfect Ingredients To Lift The Troubled Soul Of A Grieving American Woman.The Last Chinese Chef

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  • Paperback
  • 270 pages
  • The Last Chinese Chef
  • Nicole Mones
  • English
  • 08 June 2018
  • 0547053738

10 thoughts on “The Last Chinese Chef

  1. says:

    The story goes down like steamed chow mein Soft and amiable, with nothing too heavy to chew on Before I realized it, I had finished over half the book I just kept shoving the words in my brain without stopping to ponder them The Last Chinese Chef satisfies the Recommended Daily Allowance of insight into China s culinary traditions In fact, it contains abundant, nearly toxic levels of Chinese food descriptions, all punctuated by our heroine Maggie gloating about how incredible it tastes Thi The story goes down like steamed chow mein Soft and amiable, with nothing too heavy to chew on Before I realized it, I had finished over half the book I just kept shoving the words in my brain without stopping to ponder them The Last Chinese Chef satisfies the Recommended Daily Allowance of insight into China s culinary traditions In fact, it contains abundant, nearly toxic levels of Chinese food descr...

  2. says:

    a very quick read, a bit of fluff and not very deep.maybe i m a total asshole cynic, but i m often turned off by sentences like this last sentence of the summary on the back , It is here, amid lessons of tradition, obligation, and human connection that she finds the secret ingredient that may yet heal her heart ok, it s the last 3 words ugh.the only part that kept me interested were the descriptions and talk about chinese food, and honestly, it wasn t that enlightening for me maybe cause i a very quick read, a bit of fluff and not very deep.maybe i m a total asshole cynic, but i m often turned off by sentences like this last sentence of the summary on the back , It is here, amid lessons of tradition, obligation, and human connection that she finds the secret ingredient that may yet heal her heart ok, it s the last 3 words ugh.the only part that kept me interested were the d...

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    This is an amazing book and one of the best books I ve read all year As someone who has limited cooking skills and who is even less adventurous with new food than your average five year old trust me when I say that this book has made me want to try a world of new things.Maggie is a widow who writes for Table Magazine Her husband died a year ago in a sudden accident and she s just found out that a claim has been filed against his estate in China, where he frequently traveled for work A pater This is an amazing book and one of the best books I ve read all year As someone who has limited cooking skills and who is even less adventurous with new food than your average five year old trust me when I say that this book has made me want to try a world of new things.Maggie is a widow who writes for Table Magazine Her husband died a year ago in a sudden accident and she s just found out that a claim has been filed against his estate in China, where he frequently traveled for work A paternity claim.Maggie travels to China to unravel the past and on the way picks up an assignment from her boss to write about a man named Sam who is opening a new restaurant Sam is half Chinese half American and came to China from America to learn to cook the old...

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    2.5 stars The story of an American food writer who flies to China to interview an American, of Chinese descent, competing in China s culinary Olympics The chef, Sam, comes from a long line of famous Chinese chefs and the contest is very competitive Ten chefs compete for two spots from their region Maggie, the food writer, is in her late 30 s and recently widowed Her husband had done business in China and now a family is filing for support for a child they claimed her husband fathered Maggi 2.5 stars The story o...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I really wanted to like this book, and I did enjoy the tidbits about Chinese culture and food, but stilted dialogue and a generous helping of cliches made it...

  7. says:

    Very enjoyable read about the history and culture of Chinese cuisine, which I knew almost nothing about Unlike Western culture, the Chinese have a very different take on food, it s preparation and presentation The subtle but important nuances of their cuisine reveal aspects of their political structure, their fine arts, their history, their religi...

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    I ve never been a great fan of Chinese food Now I understand why I ve never eaten Chinese food, only some poor hybrid cousin that is is ubiquitous at strip malls and shopping center food courts from Paris, Texas to Paris, France I might have come close to the real thing a few years ago in Chinatown, San Francisco, but I think cooking as Mones described can only be found in ChinaMones introduced me to a sublime and seductive world of Chinese cuisine that left me trembling with desire for Po I ve never been a great fan of Chinese food Now I understand why I ve never eaten Chinese food, only some poor hybrid cousin that is is ubiquitous at strip malls and shopping center food courts from Paris, Texas to Paris, France I might have come close to the real thing a few years ago in Chinatown, San Francisco, but I think cooking as Mones described can only be found in ChinaMones introduced me to a sublime and seductive world of Chinese cuisine that left me trembling with desire for Pork Ribs in Lotus Leaves, 30 Crab Tofu, Beggar s Chicken It s a story told with tremendous love for her characters, from the 3 Chinese uncles to Sam, who I ...

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    Maggie McElroy, food writer and newly widowed, is swamped by grief for her husband Matt dead in a car accident when she receives some startling news from a colleague of Matt s in Beijing a Chinese woman has filed a claim for paternity, saying that her little daughter is Matt s Maggie, shocked and betrayed, has no option but to go to China to sort out this mess and verify if little Shuying is indeed Matt s or not But when Maggie s editor at Table magazine discovers about this trip, she mak Maggie McElroy, food writer...

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