Adam Liaw


    7 Days Of Dinner

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    Get delicious dinners on the table every single night with Adam Liaw’s 7 Days of Dinner, the new guide to cooking for the whole family. This inspiring collection keeps the ideas coming with a theme for every day of the week, featuring over easy 80 recipes taken from the set of his hit SBS series The Cook Up.

    Discover the dishes Adam loves to cook at home, from a triumphant Elbow lasagne matched with his Best-ever garlic bread to a speedy Quick barramundi curry or the smashing All-in pavlova.
    This colourful kitchen companion captures the diversity of how Australians eat and cook today, with spins on Asian hits including Sesame chilli noodles or Pepper and coriander chicken; Mexican-inspired dishes like Beef and bean taco rice, plus a range of fast favourites from Norwegian hot dogs to Cuban macaroni.

    To level-up your cooking, 7 Days of Dinner also includes handy How-To guides for exceptional roast potatoes, spot-on salads and two-ingredient stir fries.
    7 Days of Dinner takes the grind out of nightly cooking for everyone from novice cooks to busy families with Adam's expert advice on what to make for dinner tonight.

    Hardie Grant Books 2023

    Tonight’s Dinner 2

    Australia’s favourite cook Adam Liaw is back with Tonight's Dinner 2, the sequel to his bestselling recipe collection of mighty meals for every day featuring 80 all-new recipes inspired by Adam’s hit SBS series, The Cook Up

    Make magic in the kitchen with a series of diverse dishes across a range of chapters, including Ingenious Breakfasts, Light Fantastic, Family Favourites, Meat Free, Pizza and Pasta, Wok and Sweets, with ripper recipes such as Red Curry Cauli, Midnight Pasta, Tonkatsu Ribs, Vietnamese Pizza and the epic Birthday Traycake.

    Tonight’s Dinner 2 provides simple, satisfying meal ideas and captures what Australians want to eat now, served with a side of Adam’s signature wit and expert advice. For everyone from busy singles to on-the-go families, this delicious and original collection takes the grind out of midweek cooking with nutritious meals that are quick and affordable. What are you having for Tonight's Dinner? 

    Hardie Grant Books 2022

    Tonight’s Dinner

    Fall in love with home cooking all over again with Tonight's Dinner by Adam Liaw.

    This essential recipe collection delivers nightly meal inspiration from Australia’s favourite cook, with a diverse list of 80 easy, delicious recipes from SBS’s number one food show, The Cook Up

    Adam covers all bases including Light Meals; Weeknight Dinners; Vegetables; Pasta and Noodles; Wok Wonders; Snacks, Sides and Sandwiches; and Sweets. Sample some Salmon & cucumber hand rolls or whip up some Fresh ricotta toast with braised onions and thyme. Relish your Lemon pepper fettuccini with haloumi before launching into Lamb shoulder tacos the following night. And don’t miss Adam’s cooking hacks in each recipe, and star guest contributions from The Cook Up.
    With Tonight’s Dinner, you’ll soon realise that a meal’s difficulty has no bearing on how good it tastes.

    Hardie Grant Books 2021

    The Zen Kitchen

    A cookbook of easy-to-prepare Japanese recipes and philosophies for the home kitchen to guide you and your family to healthier, more enjoyable meal times.

    We love Japanese food. It’s fast, healthy, easy and delicious.

    There’s a reason Japan has some of the longest-lived, healthiest and most food-loving people on the planet. The secret is simple preparation of good ingredients, which makes Japanese cuisine perfect for you to cook at home.

    If you thought it was just sushi, think again. In THE ZEN KITCHEN, Adam Liaw guides you through his family favourites like Salt-grilled Salmon, Teriyaki Pork and Mushroom Rolls, Sukiyaki, Sashimi Salad, and Green Tea Roll Cake. These delicious dishes, and many more, will bring new favourites into your kitchen.

    With Adam’s simple and accessible style and his belief that cooking is a celebration of food, philosophy and culture, THE ZEN KITCHEN is your practical guide to cooking tasty Japanese family food at home.

    • "★★★★★”

      – Booktopia
    • "★★★★★”

      – GoodReads
    • “Adam Liaw has created a cookbook that feels personal and relatable, but which carries a narrative in a way that sets it apart.”

      – thewritersbloc
    • “The fruit jellies attracted the most attention. They looked spectacular, almost other-worldly, and tasted (in the words of one staff member) like ‘a little slice of summer itself’.”

      – Readings

    Adam Liaw’s Asian Cookery School

    Adam Liaw’s Asian Cookery School is your guide to simple and traditional Asian home cooking.

    More than just a recipe book, it will teach you about the ingredients and techniques of the Asian kitchen for a complete understanding of how you can create authentic Asian flavours.

    Each chapter in this beautifully designed and exquisitely photographed cookbook is a lesson that will improve your cooking, with practical recipes designed to try out your new skills.

    Adam explains the heart and soul of Asian cuisines through hundreds of tips and insights; the kind of small wisdoms passed down from generation to generation that you would never find in a recipe alone.

    With his help, it won’t take long for homemade Dumplings, Pad Thai, Crispy Skin Chicken, Lemongrass Beef, and Green Tea Ice Cream to become your new everyday family favourites.

    • “A masterclass on technique and flavour drawn from a lifetime of learning.”

      – The West Australian
    • "A step-by-step guide that reveals how certain dishes work, and why drowning your food in soy sauce is never the answer.” 

      – The Courier Mail
    • "Liaw’s interest in explaining the ideas and processes behind Asian cooking is infectious.” 

      – Mindfood

    Adam’s Big Pot

    Simple enough for the novice home cook, affordable enough to feed the whole family and made from basic supermarket ingredients.

    Adam’s Big Pot shares recipes that will become new family favourites from just one big wok, pan, dish or pot.

    Hachette Australia 2014

    • “Wallet-friendly and time-savvy… it’s like pulling up a seat at Adam’s shared table” 


    Asian After Work

    With simple recipes and using easy-to-find ingredients, Adam Liaw explains how anyone can create authentic Asian dishes that are perfectly suited to a busy lifestyle.

    Asian After Work is your quide to fast, fresh and delicious Asian food.

    Hachette Australia 2013

    • “Overall user-friendly rating 9/10.” 

      – The Age
    • “A solid month with this book and you might consider opening your own little hole in the wall.” 

      – SBS

    Two Asian Kitchens

    There is a Confucian proverb that translates roughly to “Consider old things to understand new things”.

    This is the essence of Two Asian Kitchens.

    The Old Kitchen represents the traditional dishes of my history, while The New Kitchen tells the next chapter in the story of the food I love.

    Ebury Australia 2011

    • “Thoughtful and beautiful” 

      – The Sydney Morning Herald
    • “A superb volume”

      – The Weekly Review
    • “A pleasing distillation” 

      – The Australian

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