Friday, 20 January 2012

Bloggerview with Ken Hom,

The Master who is Ken Hom
As Monday is the beginning of the Chinese Year of the Dragon I thought it would be a good idea to have the worlds most famous Chinese Chef share his likes and dislikes with you.
 He will be cooking a special recipe on BBC1 Saturday Kitchen Live on 28 January, at 10 am.

Name and occupation: Ken Hom / TV present, chef and author

What would you like to plug? My books and ready meals at Tesco and my woks

Name your three desert island ingredients Garlic, ginger and chilli

Your best cooking tip. Keep your wok hot

What is your favourite snack? Crisps

What would you have for your last supper? Peking duck

What foodstuff would you banish to room 101? Brussels sprouts

What's your favourite restaurant? Too many to name but...
In Rio de Janeiro - Olympe by Claude Troisgros

What's your favourite tipple? Champagne

Which book gets you cooking ? All of Delia’s

What comfort food comforts you when you are sick? Chinese sausage

Kitchen implement you can't do without. My wok

What's your dream lunch party line-up?
Nelson Mandela, Chou-en-Lai, Charles de Gaulle

And what would you cook for them? Peking duck, of course

What is your favourite cooking aroma? Truffles

What was your childhood teatime treat?None, as we were not allowed

What was the first thing you learnt to cook? Rice

What was there first thing you taught your children to cook? Rice

What was your mothers signature dish and do you try to copy it? Her steamed halibut

What would you make to impress your partner? Peking duck

Where do you go for the best fish and chips? Seashell

What was your most memorable meal?. In Hong Kong, a boned stuffed sucking pig

What was your biggest culinary disaster? As a young child (11 years old) I burnt the fried rice

What's the worst meal you've ever had? Too many to name

What's the most outlandish thing you've ever eaten? Bear paws

Gin or Vodka? Gin

Muesli or fry-up? Fry-up

Wine or beer? Wine

KFC or Burger King? KFC

What's the best/worst thing about the British restaurant scene?
The best is good home comfort cooking. The worse is pretentious bits and pieces.

What do you think will be the next big thing? A return to good cooking

What would you do if you could choose any other career? dancer, opera singer or musician

Make a wish  Love and peace on our planet. 

Thank you I really enjoyed doing that, brought back some good memories.

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