• Martin Yan’s Asian Favorites



Martin Yan’s Asian Favorites

From Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Thailand


From Culinate

A companion book to the popular public television series “Yan Can Cook: Asian Favorites,” this recipe collection escorts the reader through the flavors of restaurants, homes, and open-air markets in Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Thailand. Yan doesn’t limit himself to traditional meals, adding his own style with recipes such as Yin-Yang Pizza. Scattered through the book are comical and insightful stores about his travels, as well as the history of several staples of Asian cuisine.

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