Complete Chinese Cookbook

Complete Chinese Cookbook

the only comprehensive, all-encompassing guide to Chinese cookery, fronted by much-loved chef Ken Hom


Ken Hom is widely regarded as the world's leading authority on Oriental cuisine, and with the Complete Chinese Cookbook, he has created a seminal collection of his best-loved dishes. Beautifully illustrated with full colour photography, and popular favourites and new tastes to discover, this is the perfect addition to anyone's kitchen shelf.

'A fantastic collection of recipes... A great investment' -- BBC Olive

'If there's one man who knows about Chinese cooking it's Ken Hom' -- Woman's Way
'This Chinese cracker of a book is all you need to wok and roll' -- You! Magazine
'This is the best Chinese cookbook I own' -- ***** Reader review
'Could this be the only Chinese cookery book you need to own? Quite possibly!' -- ***** Reader review
'Really easy to follow recipes. Delicious' -- ***** Reader review
With Cantonese stir-fries and spicy Sichuan favourites alongside new discoveries from the lesser-known culinary styles of Yunnan and Hong Kong, this comprehensive collection is filled with mouth-watering, accessible and easy recipes, demonstrating the amazing depth of flavour that is only now being fully appreciated in modern Chinese cuisine.

Set to become a kitchen classic, this all-encompassing cookery book guides you through the essential cooking techniques, equipment and ingredients, all with Ken's trusted blend of experience and enthusiasm. Featuring 250 recipes covering all aspects of Chinese food (including meat-based and vegetarian recipes), Ken offers tips and inspiration for a wealth of dishes that use simple, healthy ingredients to create quick and delicious meals.

Over the past 25 years Ken has brought Chinese cookery into mainstream British homes, and in this beautifully photographed cookbook, he brings together all of his expertise to offer the ultimate guide to the flavours of China.

About the author

Ken Hom

Ken Hom is regarded as one of the world's greatest authorities on Oriental food and he still tirelessly travels the world making TV appearances, writing books and consulting on restaurants. In September 2007, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes University for his 'outstanding success with the international food world' and he was also appointed 'Founding Patron of Oxford Gastronomica',

He began his culinary career in his uncle's restaurant in Chicago and went on to teach at California's Culinary Academy. After a spell studying gastronomy in France, an article in the New York Times led to his first television series in 1984. In total, he has presented five BBC TV series, which have been transmitted internationally and written over 30 cookery books.
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