This title includes 400 fabulous Asian recipes with easy-to-follow preparation and cooking techniques, that are shown in more than 1600 tempting step-by-step photographs. It includes everything you could ever want to know about cooking with a wok in one sumptuous volume, with a comprehensive guide to getting the most from your wok and over 400 wok and stir-fry recipes. It provides a detailed step-by-step introduction that explains the different types of equipment and how to use them, and all the wok cooking techniques such as steaming, deep frying, stir frying and simmering. Inspired by the cuisines of China, India and South-east Asia, the recipes include classics such as Thai Crispy Noodle Salad and Chinese Sweet and Sour Pork as well as exciting contemporary dishes such as Warm Lamb and Noodle Salad with Fresh Mint, and Steamed Langoustine with Lemon Grass Risotto. Featuring crisp starters and appetizers, fresh and speedy stir fries, slow-cooked curries and succulent steamed fish, there are dishes suitable for every occasion, every appetite and every kind of gathering, whether an elegant dinner party for two or a large family supper. It is beautifully photographed throughout with more than 1600 step-by-step photographs. This one-stop cookbook reveals the wok's amazing versatility, whether it be in a simmering spicy curry from India, or a crisp, sweet and sour stir-fry from Thailand. It includes an extensive introduction that gives a history of the wok, how to use and look after it, and offers guidance and advice on the implements and cooking techniques in the recipes as well as a useful section detailing familiar and unusual ingredients to try. There then follows 400 delicious dishes for every occasion from the vivid cuisines of China, India and South-east Asia. With over 1600 vibrant step-by-step colour photographs, this stunningly comprehensive book is a must for every adventurous cook.