We offer many unusual cookbooks written about the techniques of cooking Chinese cuisine; a highlight in our collection is the following item:  (To order call (831) 251-9218) 

Chinese Culinary in Plain English.  By W[illiam]. Sou San.  Brisbane, Australia:  Self-published, 1952.  2nd edition, enlarged.  8vo.  Title includes red & black Chinese calligraphy, 104pp., profusely illustrated, recipes.  Blue & off-white illustrated self-wraps., covers slightly rubbed, age-soiled, tape present along spine, ffe cut away, penmarks in margin "Good", some grease stains to pages, else generally condition is tight, Good.  Contains a recipe for Cuttlefish or Squid; "The Australians are unaccustomed to this dish and more or less detest it for culinary purposes, using it mainly as bait for angling.  In the East it is a delicacy." Very Rare.

Chinese Culinary in Plain English


Written by Liz Pollock — February 07, 2016