'Beyond the Great Wall' on Serious Eats

Last Week's Contest Winners

Cook the Book: Beyond the Great Wall: lilyk, Ragdoll, cranberrycheese, bobcatsteph3, blisseau. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to everyone who entered!... More

Tibetan Rice Pudding

The following recipe is from the March 18 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! Known as de-sil in Tibetan, this rice pudding uses broken rice. Widely available in Asian markets,... More

Cook the Book: 'Beyond the Great Wall'

After traveling throughout Asia for more than 25 years, Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid created something more than just a simple cookbook with Beyond the Great Wall: Recipes and Travels in the Other China. Although this is the first instance in which the six-time authors have focused on a single country, the book is an homage to the various rural regions of China and their respectively distinct culinary traditions. Acting as cooks, writers, and photographers, Alford and Duguid traveled through Tibet, where they first met; the steppelands of Inner Mongolia; and a host of other remote areas, documenting food traditions and snapshots of daily life. With hundreds of beautiful photographs and vivid stories of their journey accompanying the recipes, the... More

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