7 May 2018

Hong Kong Food City

From Nights, 7:10 pm on 7 May 2018
Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan, published by Murdoch Books, distributed by Allen & Unwin.

Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan, published by Murdoch Books, distributed by Allen & Unwin. Photo: Greg Elms

Tony Tan

Tony Tan Photo: Greg Elms

Chef and culinary teacher, Tony Tan is in New Zealand.  He joins Bryan in the studio to talk about his latest book, Hong Kong Food City and takes us on a culinary journey of this vibrant, multi-cultural city.

Chicken Bao Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan

Chicken Bao Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan Photo: Greg Elms

Cantonese Claypot Rice from Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan

Cantonese Claypot Rice from Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan Photo: Greg Elms

From cutting edge contemporary to the best of traditional - Tony's book has recipes from the city's iconic hotels, its hawker stalls, and even a legendary dumpling houses.

Steamed Pork and Prawn Dumplings from Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan

Steamed Pork and Prawn Dumplings from Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan Photo: Greg Elms

Egg Tart from Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan

Egg Tart from Hong Kong Food City by Tony Tan Photo: Greg Elms

His food is intertwined with stories that trace Hong Kong's Chinese roots and its deep colonial connections.

 

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