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Alan Wong's New Wave Luau

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Alan Wong's New Wave Luau

Recipes from Honolulu's Award-Winning Chef

By Alan Wong; John Harrisson; Danna Martel (Photographer)

Ten Speed Press, Hardcover, 9780898159639, 224pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 1999

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Now in Paperback Born in Japan and raised on Honolulu, Alan Wong is one of Hawaii's top chefs and a major influence in creating a unified and distinctive regional cuisine. Wong led the way in capturing the essential flavors and exceptional cultural diversity of his home, earning him a prestigious James Beard nomination for Best Regional Chef. In a unique triumph of East-West style, ALAN WONG'S NEW WAVE LUAU showcases Alan's signature blend of Pacific-Rim styles. His genre-bending fare combines Western culinary techniques with the flavors of China, Japan, Hawaii, and beyond--with tantalizing and innovative results. With delicacies such as Lobster Won-Ton Ravioli in a Curry Potato Sauce and Kona Mocha Brulee, ALAN WONG'S NEW WAVE LUAU delivers these incredible indulgences to the home cook. More than 20,000 copies sold in hardcover.Reviews- A] leading practitioner of Hawaiian regional cooking. Wong is renowned for transforming island staples . . . into elaborately presented fare.---Bon Appetit-Alan Wong is the master blaster of Hawaiian eats . . . using the basic building blocks of native Hawaiian luau cooking . . . to construct a devastatingly delicious alternative universe of his own.---Gourmet

From the Trade Paperback edition.



About the Author
JOHN HARRISSON has co-authored cookbooks with many of America's leading chefs, including Mark Miller, Roy Yamaguchi, and Hubert Keller. He lives in Hawaii.ALAN WONG is regarded as one of the best chefs in Hawaii. A winner of the 1996 James Beard Foundation's award for Best Regional Chef for the Pacific Northwest, he trained with legendary chef Andre Soltner at New York's Lutec before opening his own restaurant in Honolulu. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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