University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 11-12, 2017 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Carolyn Phillips

Carolyn Phillips, or Madame Huang, is fluent in Chinese, having lived and worked in Taiwan for eight years. She worked as the chief editor and translator for both the National Museum of History and the National Central Library.

Phillips accompanied the directors and their staff many times a week on forays to Taiwan's dining palaces with foreign dignitaries and official guests, where she would interpret over dinner. Following her return to the States in 1985, she became a professional Mandarin interpreter for the state and federal courts, working with attorneys on multimillion-dollar lawsuits and major criminal cases. Phillips then retired from the courts to devote herself fully to food writing.

Her upcoming illustrated book, "All Under Heaven," is about all the cuisines of China, which will be published by McSweeney's and Ten Speed Press. Her next book is called "The Dim Sum Field Guide" and will be released by Ten Speed at around the same time.

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Scheduled events:
A Handbook to Chinese Cuisine
Exploring the food traditions of 35 regions of China, Carolyn Phillips provides a thorough history and glance at a country many home cooks are unfamiliar with. In this session, Carolyn will discuss how to prepare easy Chinese dishes...and better yet, tell you why and how they came to be!

Culinary Stage (Seats 266)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Carolyn Phillips
Moderator: Jennifer Slothower
WORKSHOP: Culinary Writing with Carolyn Phillips
Integrated Learning Center Room 151 (Seats 28, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 12, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Carolyn Phillips

All Under Heaven
Ten Speed Press
August 2016
ISBN 1607749823
Hardcover, 524 pages
$40.00, INSTORE
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A comprehensive, contemporary portrait of China's culinary landscape and the geography and history that has shaped it, with more than 300 recipes. More/less

The Dim Sum Field Guide: A Taxonomy of Dumplings, Buns, Meats, Sweets, and Other Specialties of the Chinese Teahouse
Ten Speed Press
August 2016
ISBN 1607749564
Hardcover, 176 pages
$14.99, INSTORE
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A whimsically illustrated yet authoritative guide to the "taxonomy" of dim sum, based on a popular Lucky Peach story. More/less

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