Food Plants of China

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Food Plants of China – The food plants of an area provide the material basis for the survival of its population, and furnish inspiring stimuli for cultural development.

There are two parts in this book. Part 1 introduces the cultural aspects of Chinese food plants and the spread of Chinese culinary culture to the world. It also describes how the botanical and cultural information was acquired; what plants have been selected by the Chinese people for food; how these foodstuffs are produced, preserved, and prepared; and what the western societies can learn from Chinese practices. Part 2 provides the botanical identification of the plant kingdom for the esculents used in China as food and/or as beverage. The plants are illustrated with line drawings or composite photographic plates.

This book is useful not only as a text for general reading, but also as a work reference. Naturally, it would be a useful addition to the general collection of any library.

Topics: Food Plants of China,Shiu-ying Hu,Chinese food plants,Chinese food

 


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