“A lovely book” - Rick Stein, British celebrity chef, restaurateur & TV presenter
“Excellent cookery book for beginners and experts alike” - Time Out
“A hit with Britons keen to whip up Malaysia’s exotic dishes” - The Star (Malaysia)
Malaysian food is the unsung hero of Far Eastern cuisine, rich in flavour and diversity as developed over centuries of cultural heritage. Now in the 21st Century, it is high time someone sung its praises around the world. Here, critically acclaimed UK-based Chef Norman Musa reveals his secrets and passion for his native cuisine.
Inspired by his Mum, multi-talented Norman provides insights into authentic Malay home cooking, drawing on his own village (kampung) upbringing, his childhood favourites and own restaurant creations.
Food is what brings Malaysians together. Full of recipes and the stories behind them, this book is a vibrant, highly personal journey through the culinary delights of Malay cooking.
About the Author: Norman Musa is the creator, co-owner and Executive Chef of Ning restaurant & cookery school in Manchester, UK. Born in Butterworth, Penang, he was shortlisted for Manchester’s Chef of the Year, along with Ning as Restaurant of the Year in 2009. In 2010 he was the official Malaysian chef for the Lotus Racing Formula One team. He has appeared in the British and Malaysian press and on TV, and is a global ambassador for Malaysian food.