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Who here can actually cook excellent authentic or close to it Chinese food?

Puffin3 | Apr 8, 2012 07:31 AM

I enjoy eating good Chinese foods like Dim Sum. Once in a while I get the urge to cook some Chinese food. Almost without fail these dishes are a disaster. Yes yes I follow the recipes but I can't get that special taste/look. I've even succumbed to using MSG with no success. The last time I tried making steamed won tons I gave us salmonella poisoning. That was the first and only time that's ever happened. Anyway do you experts at Cooking Chinese food have any thoughts on what's going wrong? Is there a really easy to use cook book you'd recommend?

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