Alan Wong's New Wave Luau: Recipes from Honolulu's Award-Winning Chef
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Alan Wong's New Wave Luau: Recipes from Honolulu's Award-Winning Chef

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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-We...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Ten Speed Press
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Gorgeous restaurant food pictures and yummy recipes! Unfortunately I couldn't make most of them unless I lived in Hawaii or a bigger city where I could get all the ingredients (and of course, had more money to buy said ingredients). This is the kind of cookbook where I'd rather go to the restaurant they are based off of instead of trying to do it at home. Some of the recipes I'd like to try include the Nori-wrapped Tempura Bigeye Tuna with Tomato-Ginger Relish and Soy Mustard Sauce and the Mixed...more
I had wanted to buy this cookbook, but wanted to see it first. I found it yesterday in Barnes and Noble. It has gorgeous photos but most of the recipes seem far to exotic for me. So I didn't buy it.
His recipes are creative, innovative, and yet still remain familiar. But my palate just can't grasp it. Next time I'm back, I really need to dine at his place.
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