In The Kitchen With Wai Yee Hong

Welcome to ‘In the kitchen with Wai Yee Hong’.
In our series of ‘In the kitchen…’ articles we aim to demystify oriental vegetables, methods of cooking and kitchenware. If you want to learn more about how to make the most of oriental ingredients and kitchenware, you’ve come to the right place. Articles will be added periodically, so keep checking back!

Introduction to oriental herbs

Thai Sweet Basil

This is a brief introduction to herbs commonly used in oriental cuisine. Herbs play a very important role in oriental cooking, imparting their distinct flavours in various combinations to form the basis of many dishes…


Introduction to choi (Chinese greens)

Pak Choi

Have you ever wondered what those mysterious Chinese vegetables were? Perhaps you want to know what the difference is between pak choi and green pak choi? In this article, we’ll have a look at some of the more common varieties of ‘Choi’, their flavour and cooking characteristics.