Reviews

  • Dunlop is a superb descriptive writer as well as careful recipe-tester, and Georgia Glynn Smith's greed-inspiring photographs give you the visual clues you need ... A great read, too, which is why it's my book of the year.

    Paul Levy, The Observer
  • Fuchsia Dunlop has an amazing ability to entice the reader ... She brings the ancient culture and history of the cuisine to life, and gives the cook a greater understanding of and respect for each dish they are preparing. Revolutionary Chinese Cookbook: Recipes from the Hunan Province is not only a tremendously well-researched and informative recipe book, it is also a fascinating read.

    Heston Blumenthal
  • Evocative...takes you on a wonderful journey. Buy your chopsticks now!

    Image Magazine
  • Her knowledge of food from the southern province of Hunan is staggering and she will give you the confidence to explore this wonderful way of eating

    Delicious
  • not only a fascinating read about gastronomy...it is also a challenge to our perceptions of Chinese cuisine...Enticing recipes are intertwined with stories of her travels to weave a rich tapestry of people and places....Try a taste of these bold, spicy flavours once and you'll be hooked.

    Time Out

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