You'll love this book, the recipes are easy, the ingredients are easy to get and they don't take long to make. Foodlovers turn to Chinese Greats for information and inspiration. Everything is in here, from the proverbial soup to nuts: African Chicken Wings, Appetizer Egg Rolls, Asian Carrot Soup, Asian Chicken Pot Pie, Asian Crepinettes, Asian Hot Grill Sauce For Chicken, Beef Or Pork, Asian Hot-Que Grill Sauce For Chicken, Beef Or Pork, Sweet and Sour Halibut, Sweet and Sour Marinade, Szechwan Chicken And Cashews, Szechwan Spiced Beef Shred, Szechwan Style Cabbage Relish, Thai Barbecued Chicken Appetizers With Dipping Sauce, Thai Bbq Chicken Appetizers, Tortilla Black Bean Soup, Traditional Noodles, Vengaya Pakora (Onion Pakora), Wu's Beef...and much much more This is a very satisfying book, however I would recommend you eat something before you read this book, or you won't be able to make it through without reaching for a skillet or saucepan! Chinese Greats is packed with more information than you could imagine. 100 delicious dishes covering everything, each employing ingredients that should be simple to find and include Chinese. This cookbook offers great value and would make a fabulous gift. This book will also give you enough inspiration to experiment with different ingredients since you'll find the extensive index to be extremely helpful. The recipes are superb. Wonderfully easy to put together and you don't have to make or purchase a ton of condiments before you have a chance to play with them. Yummy!!