Simple Chinese Cooking

Simple Chinese Cooking

By Kylie Kwong; Earl Carter (Photographer)

Viking Studio, Hardcover, 9780670038480, 313pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2007

Cooking Chinese food at home has truly never been easier--all you need is this book, a wok, and a quick trip to the supermarket

"Simple Chinese Cooking" offers Kylie Kwong's philosophy of marrying the freshest ingredients and the simplest techniques to create amazing flavor. Kylie grew up devouring the mouthwatering heartiness of her mother's traditional Cantonese cuisine. Armed with the fundamental techniques, she set out to give ancient tradition a modern twist and bring the joys of Chinese cooking to all. Now, people from all over the globe flock to her popular restaurant in Sydney, billy kwong. But in this book, she brings her delicious recipes to Chinese food lovers everywhere.

"Simple Chinese Cooking" demystifies the preparation of Chinese cuisinewith ingredients that are readily available in any grocery store, and recipes that are friendly and easy-to-follow. From soy sauce chicken and steamed fish fillets with ginger and spring onions, to prawn wonton soup, this book offers delicious everyday meals, as well as dishes that are perfect for entertaining. With succulent 4-color photographs throughout and step-by-step instructional pictures, "Simple Chinese Cooking" will guide anyone to create a delectable feast.

About the Author
Kylie Kwong is the chef and restaurateur of the popular restaurant billy kwong in Sydney, Australia, as well as the host of cooking programs on the Discovery Home Channel. She also writes a regular blog for "The Huffington Post," She is the fourth generation of the largest Chinese family in Australia.

Earl Carter runs his own consultancy business. His numerous clients include Esso Australia, Exxon Mobil, and Tetrapak. He is the co-author of The Return of the Mentor: Strategies for Workplace Learning, The Great Training Robbery: A Guide to the Purchase of Quality Training, Work Based Learning and From Cop to Coach - The Role of the Supervisor in the 90s, which he wrote with Frank McMahon.

Praise For Simple Chinese Cooking

This is an incredible book and it will change the way you cook forever. Kylie is an absolute inspiration! (Jamie Oliver)

A Martha in the making . . . Down Unders homemaking heartthrob. (Time magazine)