Kwoklyn Wan literally grew up in the kitchens of Chinese takeaways and restaurants; his playground was the kitchen store room with brother Gok, and as he got older, the beginning of his career as a chef, helping out with the washing up, peeling prawns or chopping vegetables. Kwoklyn is now a professional chef, restaurateur and regularly appears on radio and television as an expert on Chinese cuisine.

Kwoklyn Wan

Kwoklyn will be signing and selling his new book ‘Chinese Takeaway’ after his stage demo on the Tiptree Stage at 11.30am on the Sunday

'Chinese Takeaway' by Kwoklyn Wan

Kwoklyn grew up in his parent's Chinese restaurants in Leicester - together with his sister Oilen and brother Gok - and has been cooking most of his life. Chinese is the UK's favourite takeout food. Now you can cook up a storm at home. The book features 70 classic dishes, everything from sweet and sour chicken to char siu, prawn toast to chop suey, egg-fried rice to crispy seaweed – and most of them can be on the table in 20 minutes or less.