Kylie Kwong (Author)

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Kylie Kwong (Photo credit: Simon Griffiths)

Photo credit: Simon Griffiths

Kylie Kwong is well known as the proprietor of the celebrated Billy Kwong restaurant in inner-city Sydney, and as a passionate advocate of sustainable food and ethical eating. Her restaurant uses locally grown, organic and biodynamic produce, and was the first climate-friendly restaurant in New South Wales.

A long-time supporter of the Slow Food movement and its aims, Kylie runs a stall at Eveleigh Farmers' Market in Sydney and helps to nurture the next generation of cooks through the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation. She has also developed a range of fair trade tableware in conjunction with Oxfam. 

Kylie is the author of six books – Kylie Kwong's Simple Chinese Cooking Class, It Tastes Better, My China, Simple Chinese Cooking, Heart and Soul and Recipes and Stories – and presenter of three television series that have aired internationally. 

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Book Cover:  Heart & Soul
Following the success of her first book, Kylie Kwong: Recipes and Stories , Kylie branches out from her Chinese culinary heritage to explore the cuisines of Europe, the Mediterranean and North Africa. With the emphasis on intense flavours and the freshest and finest produce, she creates mouth-watering dishes out of inspired combinations of Western ingredients and Eastern techniques.
Following the success of her first book, Kylie Kwong: Recipes and Stories , Kylie branches out from her Chinese culinary heritage to explore the cuisines of Europe, the Mediterranean and North Africa...
Published: 25/09/2006
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781920989224
Book Cover:  It Tastes Better
In It Tastes Better, Kylie Kwong has created over 100 recipes inspired by fresh, seasonal and sustainably produced food.
In It Tastes Better, Kylie Kwong has created over 100 recipes inspired by fresh, seasonal and sustainably produced food.
Published: 30/01/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921383434
Book Cover:  Kylie Kwong's Simple Chinese Cooking Class

Simple Chinese Cooking has become the weeknight go-to book for many of us, much-loved for its fast and fresh-tasting results from readily available ingredients with the minimum of fuss. This long-awaited follow-up is a winning combination of inspiring new recipes and master classes in classic Chinese techniques – a must-have for your kitchen bookshelf.

Simple Chinese Cooking has become the weeknight go-to book for many of us, much-loved for its fast and fresh-tasting results from readily available ingredients with the minimum of fuss. This long-awaited...

Published: 02/07/2012
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781920989675
Book Cover:  Kylie Kwong: My China
Travel with Kylie Kwong as she rediscovers her Chinese heritage, exploring the food and culture of a vast and enigmatic country.
Travel with Kylie Kwong as she rediscovers her Chinese heritage, exploring the food and culture of a vast and enigmatic country.
Published: 01/10/2007
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781920989354
Book Cover:  Kylie Kwong: Recipes & Stories
In this celebration of cultural and culinary inspirations, Kylie Kwong presents her recipes for the fresh and approachable Chinese food served at her Sydney restaurant, billy kwong. Intertwined with the recipes are affectionate portraits of memorable meals – from cooking fried rice for her grandmother's boisterous mah-jong sessions to the everyday ritual of shopping in Chinatown.

The richness...

In this celebration of cultural and culinary inspirations, Kylie Kwong presents her recipes for the fresh and approachable Chinese food served at her Sydney restaurant, billy kwong. Intertwined with the...
Published: 31/03/2003
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780670911189

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31 Aug 2015
Jamie Oliver’s new book, Everyday Super Food, out nationwide this week
Over the last year, in the run up to his 40th birthday, Jamie Oliver has been on a personal journey, exploring his relationship with food and his body, and rediscovering how to make his ‘engine’ run as efficiently as possible.   By making some gradual and significant changes to his diet and lifestyle, he has seen a dramatic improvement in his own health and wellbeing. Now he wants to share what he has learnt with everyone else.

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