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Michelin-starred chef Kwok-keung Chan shares tips to cook wonderfully at home

Josa Lukman
Josa Lukman

The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta  /  Tue, August 6, 2019  /  02:49 pm
Michelin-starred chef Kwok-keung Chan shares tips to cook wonderfully at home

Master chef: Kwok-Keung Chan's work in gastronomy spans three decades, from heading a Michelin starred restaurant to hosting TV shows. (Lee Kum Kee/-)

Don't get intimidated by the exceptional dishes served at restaurants. You too can cook such delicious dishes at home, Michelin-starred chef Kwok-keung Chan says. From 2004 to 2015, chef Kwok-keung Chan was the head chef and consultant at the Dong Lai Shun restaurant in Hong Kong's Royal Garden hotel that received a Michelin 1-star in 2013 and has been included in the Michelin Guide ever since. The chef, better known as KK Chan, recently showed off his skills in a cooking demonstration in Jakarta, held by Hong Kong-based sauce maker Lee Kum Kee. Instead of impressing the audience with complicated recipes and techniques, Chan cooks simple yet delicious dishes made using store-bought ingredients. His aim was to show that anyone can cook tasty dishes. "Like tofu, for example. You can just heat up mapo doufu sauce and be done with it. In the old days, we had to learn...