Ken Hom's Travels With a Hot Wok presents fusion cooking, a unique blend of Far-Eastern and Western-style cuisines. Drawing his inspiration from an extraordinarily wide geographic area-from California to Australia, from the Far East to Vancouver, and from Thailand to France-Ken Hom celebrates this exciting new cuisine in this superb collection of over 160 recipes. Ken Hom's Travels With a Hot Wok brings you innovative cooking at its best. Find straightforward, quick-to-prepare recipes combining diverse, flavorful ingredients. Recipes such as Two-Minute Shrimp Appetizer, Barbecued East-West Port Satay, Malaysian-Inspired Vegetable Pancakes, and Apple and Lemon Grass Frangipani Tart cleverly combine Asian and Western spices and herbs. As adventurous as fusion cooking is, you won't have to search for the majority of the ingredients called for in Ken Hom's recipes. Most supermarkets and Asian neighborhood shops sell even the most exotic of the recipes' herbs, spices, sauces, and vegetables required. Ken Hom's Travels With a Hot Wok, which accompanies the PBS/BBC television series called Great Food, brings a fresh awareness of taste that's certain to transform your meals.