This fascinating book brings you not only the stories behind the origins of Chinese food, but also explains the customs and taboos as well. Find out interesting facts including how chopsticks were once used to detect poison, how tables and chairs did not enter common usage until the Southern Song period, and the significance of dishes in a traditional Chinese banquet. Read about all these and many other enthralling facts in this information packed book that retells these facts in a comic book format. Fun and educational for both children and adults.
Translated by Qiu Yao Hong, Paperback, English, 151 Pages, 6'' x 8.25''