Jalean Wong, Ma Jian Jun con Dim Sum: A Flour-forward Approach to Traditional Favourites and Contemporary Creations
Chef Janice Wong's approach to cuisine is novel and innovative--she views familiar items in a different light, twisting and combining them in a unique way. In this book with dim sum expert Chef Ma Jian Jun, Chef Wong brings her unique concepts and presentation to the traditional Cantonese art of dim sum. Together they have pioneered a collection of over 90 traditional recipes as well as new creations incorporating both Chef Ma's impeccable craft and Chef Wong's pastry vision.
Jalean Wong's culinary training has taken her around the world and back. The native Singaporean holds a degree in Economics, but a last minute career change saw her embark on a frenetic culinary grand tour. She learned from some of the world's best chefs, including US luminaries Thomas Keller and Grant Achatz, virtuoso Spanish chocolatier Oriol Balaguer and prodigious French pastry chef Pierre Herme. Chef Wong has received worldwide recognition for her cutting edge creations and is a regular on the global pop-up circuit. She has recently been named 'Asia's Best Pastry Chef' by the prestigious San Pellegrino Asia's 50 Best for 2013. Ma Jian Jun Having worked in various establishments in Shenzhen, Beijing and Singapore, Chef Ma is currently an executive chef and dim sum consultant. His impeccable skill and relentless pursuit of excellence are reflected in his delicate craft and superb gastronomic creations.