The Woks of Life
&“The Woks of Life did something miraculous: It reconnected me to my love of Chinese food and showed me how simple it is to make my favorite dishes myself.&”—KEVIN KWAN, New York Times bestselling author of Crazy Rich AsiansThe family behind the acclaimed blog The Woks of Life shares 100 of their favorite home-cooked and restaurant-style Chinese recipes in &”a very special book&” (J. Kenji López-Alt, author of The Food Lab and The Wok)This is the story of a family as told through food. Judy, the mom, speaks to traditional Chinese dishes and cultural backstory. Bill, the dad, worked in his family&’s Chinese restaurants and will walk you through how to make a glorious Cantonese Roast Duck. Daughters Sarah and Kaitlin have your vegetable-forward and one-dish recipes covered—put them all together and you have the first cookbook from the funny and poignant family behind the popular blog The Woks of Life.In addition to recipes for Mini Char Siu Bao, Spicy Beef Biang Biang Noodles, Cantonese Pork Belly Fried Rice, and Salt-and-Pepper Fried Oyster Mushrooms, there are also helpful tips and tricks throughout, including an elaborate rundown of the Chinese pantry, explanations of essential tools (including the all-important wok), and insight on game-changing Chinese cooking secrets like how to &“velvet&” meat to make it extra tender and juicy.Whether you&’re new to Chinese cooking or if your pantry is always stocked with bean paste and chili oil, you&’ll find lots of inspiration and trustworthy recipes that will become a part of your family story, too.
- 2022 Judy, Bill, Sarah, and Kaitlin Leung
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