Author(s): Ken Hom
The author is the nation's favourite Chinese chef. This title offers a collection of his best 100 stir-fry recipes. From chicken recipes to vegetarian, healthy to recipes for entertaining friends, curries to salads, and appetizers, snacks and side dishes, it offers a range of taste, ingredients and style - all made in the wok.
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Ken Hom is an internationally regarded authority on Chinese and Oriental cooking, and has 25 years' experience as a television chef. He began his culinary career in his uncle's Chicago restaurant at the age of eleven, before eventually moving on to teach at California's Culinary Academy. Following a spell studying gastronomy in France, Ken presented his first TV series in 1984 - Ken Hom's Chinese Cookery on the BBC. Since then, he has written over 30 cookery books and presented numerous internationally distributed television series, and has launched a massively successful range of woks and accessories, with over 7 millions woks sold in 59 countries to date. In 2008 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Oxford Brookes University for 'outstanding success within the international food world', and in 2009 was awarded an honorary OBE for 'services to the culinary arts' and in recognition of the social and historical impact of his role in the UK's adoption of Chinese cuisine. His latest cookbook, The Complete Chinese Cookbook is published in January 2011