101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die. Discover a New World of Flavors in Authentic Recipes. Become an expert on the full spectrum of Asian cuisine with the top home cooking recipes presented by celebrity chef Jet Tila.
Chef Jet Tila is a nationally-known chef and media personality. He is the executive chef of two Thai restaurants-The Charleston and Pakpao Thai. He's competed on Iron Chef America, he has appeared on Chopped and The Best Thing I Ever Ate, and he is currently a judge on Cutthroat Kitchen. He has a devoted following through his website (chefjet.com) and social media, with over 118k followers on Facebook. He lives with his wife in Los Angeles, California.
"This is the most practical guide to getting Asian flavors on
the plate that I've ever seen."
--Alton Brown "Finally! A cookbook that takes authentic Asian flavors and turns it on its head. Jet Tila has the LA kitchen cred to help you turn out unexpected, explosive flavors from his palate to your table. Jet is my Asian food guide. Now he can be yours."
--Bobby Flay "If you're looking to get down on some real deal Asian flavors, you gotta check out this book. Chef Jet not only knows what truly badass recipes are, he guides you through them in a way that only he could. This ain't your grandma's Asian cookbook!"
--Guy Fieri "This is the Asian cookbook that everyone needs from my friend and ultimate authority Jet Tila. His pedigree, passion and experience make him the ultimate authority in his field."
--Alex Gaurnaschelli "Chef and media personality Jet Tila presents an inspiring collection of classic Asian dishes as well as novel riffs on them. Readers of all skill levels and heat tolerances will appreciate Tila's instructions, which emphasize flavor without calling for hours of prep or multiple trips to specialty stores."
"Jet's charm and easy going way dispel his amazing depth of knowledge of Asian foods and ingredients. He has a true lineage of cooking in his blood and it shows in these pages. 101 Asian Recipes You Need to Cook Before You Die is a book that is authentic, yet approachable. He's a trustworthy guy that I go to for great eats and questions. This book is one of my kitchen staples."
--Scott Conant "I truly admire Jet's enthusiasm for Asian flavors and love of street food. Passion is the key to good cooking and he has it! Wait until you get in and try some of these dishes. Jet gives you the guidelines and encouragement to do just that. Keep cooking and having fun!"
--Susan Feniger "From rice to meats to soup to vegetables, Chef Jet takes the mystery out of Asian cooking and, I promise, you will blow yourself away from the very first recipe you try."
--Duff Goldman "I had never cooked. In one week, Jet got me to a level where I could compete (and come in second) on a cooking show with Rachel Ray. Cooking, teaching and writing . . . three unrelated skills and Jet has all of them in spades."