The Woks of Existence Cookbook: NOW AVAILABLE!


The day has in the end arrived! The Woks of Existence Cookbook: Recipes to Know and Love from a Chinese language American Circle of relatives is right here!

Closing week, we had a journalist over on the area for dinner. We made a gigantic meal of recipes from the ebook—tomato egg stir fry, hand-torn cabbage, and homestyle tofu—plus a large comforting pot of beef bone and watercress soup from the weblog.

As all of us sat there chatting about Chinese language meals and cooking, bouncing concepts and jockeying to make our issues around the dinner desk like we at all times do, we couldn’t lend a hand however get distracted by means of how deeply comforting it all was once.

The meals wasn’t fancy. It was once simply scrumptious, nourishing convenience. We had finished what we got down to do—which was once to seize the tastes of house in our ebook.

With The Woks of Existence cookbook, we are hoping it feels a bit bit such as you’ve pulled up a chair at our desk and are cooking with us status within sight that can assist you get the recipe proper each and every time!

Woks of Life Cookbook Family

The woks of existence cookbook feedback web page!

You didn’t assume that after we crossed over into print that we’d go away you striking and not using a technique to chat with us, did you?

Our new feedback web page is are living at this time!

*In finding the QR Code on web page 13 of the ebook, and level at it along with your smartphone digital camera. a hyperlink will pop up that can take you to the feedback web page!

We’ll be making a couple of tweaks to it within the coming weeks, nevertheless it works, and it’s are living!!! Ask questions on particular recipes or simply proportion your ideas and reactions!


“For years, Invoice, Judy, Sarah, and Kaitlin had been my go-to supply for recipes and strategies that experience roots firmly planted in Chinese language custom, however with a uniquely American enjoy and voice. Their intergenerational manner makes The Woks of Existence distinctive in its skill to encourage and train, with a watch in opposition to practicality and value. This can be a very particular ebook.”––J. Kenji López-Alt, creator of The Meals Lab and The Wok

The Woks of Existence did one thing miraculous; it reconnected me to my love of Chinese language meals and confirmed me how easy it’s to make my favourite dishes myself, one thing I by no means idea I’d be capable of do. Superbly and lovingly created by means of the Leung circle of relatives, this unbelievable cookbook must be in each and every house!”––Kevin Kwan, New York Instances bestselling creator of Loopy Wealthy Asians

“For years I used to be a fan, cooking lots of the Leung circle of relatives favorites for my family members. Then I turned into a chum when the entire gang generously agreed to come back on one among my displays. We cooked all day and shared a meal I will be able to by no means fail to remember. This ebook lets in everybody to get within the kitchen and without difficulty get started cooking neatly researched and scrumptious recipes whilst taking part in the personalities and tastes of Judy, Invoice, Sarah, and Kaitlin. The Woks of Existence cookbook is a will have to for any meals lover.”––Andrew Zimmern

“Like such a lot of of my pals that prepare dinner, The Woks of Existence is among the first puts I’m going after I want a recipe that I do know will probably be as a professional as it’s usable. Having an entire published ebook of recipes to prepare dinner via finally is this type of reward — I will not discover a unmarried recipe on this ebook that doesn’t trap me to cancel all of my plans and spend my night time cooking as an alternative.”––Deb Perelman, creator of Smitten Kitchen Keepers

“The Woks of Existence turned into a staple useful resource for our circle of relatives after we moved clear of house and launched into recreating the flavorful reminiscences of our early life. Whole with takeout favorites, fast weeknight dinners, approachable recipes for dim sum specialties, and candy treats, of their cookbook the Leungs proportion their experience at weaving custom with trendy ways that talk to the Chinese language American enjoy. Much more, they equip you with all you want to outfit your pantry with each and every sauce, spice, and kitchen instrument to create original flavors (and wok hei!) which can be certain to provoke.”––Lina and Mei Lum of Wing on Wo & Co

The Woks of Existence weblog has been one among my absolute favorites for years — I’m so excited to have their ebook in my kitchen! Those recipes aren’t best scrumptious, however they make me excited to take a look at new dishes and produce my circle of relatives in combination to enjoy new flavors. The Leung circle of relatives is going above and past on this ebook to lend a hand house chefs by means of explaining the whole lot from cooking gear to pantry staples, or even offering QR codes to reference positive ways you is probably not conversant in. I will not wait to prepare dinner via this ebook with my circle of relatives!”––Alex Snodgrass, NYT Bestselling Writer of The Outlined Dish and The Relaxed Kitchen

“The Leung circle of relatives, creators of The Woks of Existence weblog, had been my go-to supply after I wish to make the whole lot from fried rice and scallion pancakes, to highly spiced chili wontons and sesame-slicked Shanghai Noodles. With transparent directions and step by step pictures, somebody, any place could make original and scrumptious Chinese language meals at house. I’m extremely joyful to have all their best possible recipes in a single gorgeous ebook!”––David Lebovitz, Writer, My Paris Kitchen & Consuming French


We will’t emphasize sufficient that this ebook best exists on account of the entire readers and residential chefs who use The Woks of Existence on a daily basis!

You’ve made us higher chefs and thrilled us with the quantity of care and energy you set into cooking our recipes. We are hoping you like the ebook.

Go away us a assessment on amazon or Barnes & Noble!

When you benefit from the ebook or have ideas / reactions, please go away us a assessment on Amazon!

Identical to leaving starred evaluations on our recipes is helping us out at the weblog, the extra sure evaluations we’ve got on Amazon or Barnes & Noble, the extra other folks will be capable of to find our ebook!

Bearing in mind that it took some time for Amazon to understand that “The Woks of Existence” wasn’t a typo of “paintings of existence,” we’d love to turn them what’s up!

songs to jam to as you prepare dinner!

Each and every folks put in combination our personal cooking playlists to revel in as you’re cracking open the ebook, studying, and even perhaps leaping right into a recipe!

Each and every playlist speaks to every of our personalities, in addition to the criss-crossing timelines, geographies, and existence levels of our circle of relatives.

Take a look at them out on Spotify underneath! (You’ll be able to see our Spotify profile right here.)

In finding The Woks of Existence Cookbook Anywhere Books Are Offered

As we head into the vacation gift-giving season, provide chain snafus are already rearing their unpleasant heads (a cargo of TWOL cookbooks is behind schedule!).

There are nonetheless a number of books to be had—simply believe all of those other outlets to get your books from, together with Barnes & Noble, impartial booksellers, and your native book shop!


Cooking a recipe from the ebook? Apply and tag us on Instagram @thewoksoflife! We’ll proportion a few of your pictures to our tales, and we’re simply itching to peer you all get started taking part in recipes from our FIRST EVER COOKBOOK! (Surreal.)

We’ll even be signing books at a number of occasions this week in NYC. There also are round 15 tickets left to our authentic ebook release at Chelsea Marketplace day after today evening at 6 PM! Snag a kind of remaining tickets to come back meet us, rejoice with a drink, and get your ebook signed!

Glad cooking everybody!



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