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This is really a soup dish, but the chicken is served whole with the broth.
This is a rather complicated but not too difficult recipe. What you need here is patience; the result is most satisfying and delicious.
This is a famous Cantonese dish which is both itself colourful and has a rather colourful name: 'golden flower and jade tree chicken'.
'Assembly' is a translation of the Chinese word hui, which refers to food re-cooked in gravy thickened with cornflour.
This is a Peking dish which is simple and easy to prepare.
This is a Peking dish. The pork must be the tenderest fillet (called tenderloin in the USA); when cooked, its colour turns to a pale white, almost the same as chicken breast, but with a subtle difference in taste and texture.
Also known as 'Kung Bo' or 'Gong Bao' chicken, this is another famous Sichuan dish that has become popular throughout the world. It is reputed to have been one of Chairman Mao's favourites.
We are now in Sichuan, famous for its richly flavoured and piquant dishes. The chilli bean paste called for in his recipe can be substituted by crushed yellow bean paste mixed with chilli sauce.