A banquet for hungry ghosts : a collection of deliciously frightening tales / Ying Chang Compestine ; illustrated by Coleman Polhemus. - SHERLOC
A banquet for hungry ghosts : a collection of deliciously frightening tales / Ying Chang Compestine ; illustrated by Coleman Polhemus.
New York : Christy Ottaviano Books/Henry Holt and Co., 2009.
xi, 180 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Ghost stories, American -- Juvenile fiction.
Cooking, Chinese -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- China -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's literature -- Juvenile fiction.
China -- Juvenile fiction.
Presents and eight-course banquet of ghost stories centering around Chinese cooking and culture. Each story is followed by a recipe and historical notes.
Appetizers. Steamed dumplings ; Tea eggs -- Main courses. Beef stew ; Warm tofu with chili-garlic sauce ; Long-life noodles ; Egg stir-fried rice -- Dessert. Jasmine almond cookies ; Eight-treasure rice pudding.