the vibrant hong kong table
CHRONICLE BOOKS, AUGUST 2024
Introducing The Vibrant Hong Kong Table, a culinary journey through the streets of Hong Kong’s bustling metropolis, bringing you 88 iconic dishes with a modern, plant-based twist! Whether you're a seasoned vegan, a curious foodie, or simply love Hong Kong, this cookbook is the perfect harmony of tradition, creativity, and nourishment, painting a kaleidoscope of flavors that pay homage to the heart and soul of this ever-inspiring city!
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what people are saying
Christine Wong presents an evocative journey to her beloved Hong Kong–a great city, long dear to me–replete with spectacular photography of both Hong Kong itself and an irresistible selection of classic Cantonese dishes from dim sum to Singapore Noodles with a vegan twist. A vibrant celebration in every way!
Author of Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge and The Breath of a Wok
This cookbook is gorgeous, gutsy, and delicious. In Hong Kong, all manner of seafood, meat, dairy, and eggs reign, but Christine Wong bravely charts another path to enjoying beloved traditional tastes, while capturing the city’s unique energy and culture. The Vibrant Hong Kong Table is a supremely satisfying journey through iconic dishes for vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike. It's also a stunning visual feast of colors, textures, and a range of Chinese cooking techniques.
KAITLIN, SARAH, BILL, AND JUDY LEUNG
New York Times bestselling authors of The Woks of Life
I’ve long admired Christine’s work and and it’s safe to say that this book is one of the absolute best and most beautiful cookbooks I’ve seen. Every page transports you directly to the bustling streets of Hong Kong through stories and mouthwatering recipes that are masterfully crafted, beautifully presented, and iconic indeed. The Vibrant Hong Kong Table is so much more than a cookbook, it’s a love letter to a city, a culture, history, and family.
Founder & Creative Director of Best of Vegan
unique vegan cookbook
An artful homage transforming 88 classic Hong Kong dishes into vibrant, plant-based masterpieces. Inspired by familial love and childhood memories, Christine Wong reimagines the city's iconic flavors, blending culture with sustainability. Explore Hong Kong's unique heritage through fresh, colorful flavors.
good for the planet
These vegan recipes offer a way to move toward a sustainable plant-based diet without sacrificing flavor. Based on time-tested Hong Kong cooking techniques and flavors, the recipes offer everything from easy, nourishing weeknight dinners to preparing foods enjoyed during festivals and banquets,
a tour of hong kong
Filled with beautiful and evocative food photography by Christine Wong and intimate Hong Kong images by local photographers, Jeremy Cheung and William Furniss, The Vibrant Hong Kong Table captures all the intoxicating sights, sounds, and nostalgia that the city is famous for.
Mama Wong (Chritine's college besie's mom) shares her tips for choosing the freshest ingredients like daikon and taro, and a home remedy for a sore throat.
"Hong Kong Highlights," included throughout, showcase iconic Hong Kong companies, nostalgic treats, dining etiquette, and more!