Even if you've never picked up a wok before, Adam Liaw's Asian Cookery School is your simple guide to learning Asian cuisine.
Adam Liaw's Asian Cookery School is your guide to simple and traditional Asian home cooking.
More than just a recipe book, it will teach you about the ingredients and techniques of the Asian kitchen for a complete understanding of how you can create authentic Asian flavours. Each chapter in this beautifully designed and exquisitely photographed cookbook is a lesson that will improve your cooking, with practical recipes designed to try out your new skills.
Adam explains the heart and soul of Asian cuisines through hundreds of tips and insights and the kind of small wisdoms passed down from generation to generation that you would never find in a recipe alone. With his help, it won't take long for homemade Dumplings, Pad Thai, Crispy Skin Chicken, Lemongrass Beef and Green Tea Ice Cream to become your new everyday family favourites.
If you love Asian food, this is the cookbook you need in your home kitchen.
About the Author
Adam Liaw is a Masterchef winner, author and UNICEF Australia's National Ambassador for Nutrition. A former lawyer, Adam worked in the corporate world for more than a decade and is acutely aware of the challenges facing the working cook. His best-selling debut cookbook, Two Asian Kitchens and its follow-ups, Asian After Work in 2013 and Adam's Big Pot in 2014, were praised by critics and food lovers alike. A regular contributor to numerous publications, including The Sydney Morning Herald, Feast magazine and the Wall Street Journal's Scene Asia, Adam also hosts the popular SBS television food and travel series Destination Flavour and Destination Flavour: Japan. He lives with his family in Sydney, Australia.
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I totally love the book. It is very easy to read and follow the steps. I have tried so many recipes in the book and my family loved them so much. Highly recommended for anyone who wants to explore Asian cooking or just simply as a gift. The hardcover comes very handy as I have re-read the book countless times. I bought this one first and then Asian After Work after. But the other one comes with paperback and the cover almost comes off...
I have been looking for an easy to follow asian cook book for a while, and then I finally came across this book! This is such a great book to have on your shelf - it gives you so many popular asian recipes, and it's broken down into categories (wok, poultry, vegetables, dessert, etc). Adam also provides great background information about equipment and techniques. Easy to find ingredients. Great layout, lots of pictures, very inspiring!
Liaw demystifies Asian cooking, presenting his recipes with clear directions and practical tips. - THE WEEKLY REVIEW (ADAM'S BIG POT)A beautifully presented book of recipes that are genuinely easy to put together. - GOOD READING (ASIAN AFTER WORK)The photography is luscious and you'll want to cook the book from front to back. - COURIER MAIL (ADAM'S BIG POT)
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 15th September 2015
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 26.2 x 21.3 x 2.9
Weight (kg): 1.27
Edition Number: 1