Beard on Books
Wed, August 03, 2016
12:00 PM - 2:34 PM
The Beard House
Price: $20 for nonstudents (suggested donation) Phone: 212.627.2308
Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees: Essential Techniques of Authentic Chinese Cooking
Cooking Chinese food at home can seem daunting, but thanks to the meticulous instruction of Kian Lam Kho’s new tome Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees: Essential Techniques of Authentic Chinese Cooking, stir-fry standbys and wok-wonders become part of a home cook’s everyday repertoire. Featuring step-by-step images that walk readers through recipes like Spicy Lotus Root Salad and General Tso’s Chicken, Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees will have you trading your takeout menu for a night at the stove.
Tickets to events held at the James Beard House cover the cost of food and a unique dining experience. Dinners are prepared by culinary masters from all regions of the United States and around the world. All alcoholic beverages are provided on a complimentary basis and are not included in the ticket price.
Beard on Books is an ongoing monthly literary series featuring readings and discussions with some of the food world’s most celebrated authors. Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino waters, Lavazza Coffee, tea from Tea Forté, and Valrhona Chocolate will be served. Refreshments will be provided by Sarabeth's. Guests are also welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch. Suggested donation $20. Free admission for students.