top of page

[Coming soon. Pre-order now!]

 

The Wok: Recipes and Techniques

by J. Kenji López-Alt

 

One of Time's 10 Most Anticipated Cookbooks of 2022

The obsessive mastermind behind one of the decade’s best-selling cookbooks returns with the definitive English-language guide to the science and technique of cooking in a wok.

 

J. Kenji López-Alt’s debut cookbook, The Food Lab, revolutionized home cooking, selling more than half a million copies with its science-based approach to everyday foods. And for fast, fresh cooking for his family, there’s one pan López-Alt reaches for more than any other: the wok.

 

Whether stir-frying, deep frying, steaming, simmering, or braising, the wok is the most versatile pan in the kitchen. Once you master the basics―the mechanics of a stir-fry, and how to get smoky wok hei at home―you’re ready to cook home-style and restaurant-style dishes from across Asia and the United States, including Kung Pao Chicken, Pad Thai, and San Francisco–Style Garlic Noodles. López-Alt also breaks down the science behind beloved Beef Chow Fun, fried rice, dumplings, tempura vegetables or seafood, and dashi-simmered dishes.

 

Featuring more than 200 recipes―including simple no-cook sides―explanations of knife skills and how to stock a pantry, and more than 1,000 color photographs, The Wok provides endless ideas for brightening up dinner.

 

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Publication Date: March 8, 2022

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 672

Dimensions: 8.9 x 10.9in

ISBN: 9780393541212

The Wok

SKU: 9780393541212
$50.00Price
Out of Stock

     

    WE MOVED 

    2724 NE ALBERTA STREET,

    Portland Oregon 97211

    503.575.2866 - viviennepdx@gmail.com

    OPEN Thursday-Monday 12-6pm

     

     PORTLAND'S CULINARY BOOKSTORE

    viv logo transparent 2.png

    Vivienne is Portland's independent, woman-owned cookbook store. We also carry kitchenwares,linens, + natural wine.

     

    We host a wine bar daily, book and kitchenware consignment, cookbook classes, private parties, and more.

    bottom of page