The Chile Pepper in China

A Cultural Biography

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Chinese cuisine without chile peppers seems unimaginable. Entranced by the fiery taste, diners worldwide have fallen for Chinese cooking. In China, chiles are everywhere, from dried peppers hanging...

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part of the Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History series

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"A learned as well as lively book with many surprises. How chile peppers came to China from the New World just starts a story involving taste, regionalism, adaptation and folklore. Chiles were key to...

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