Perfection in Imperfection : A Culinary Repertoire Through the Senses of Chef Janice Wong, Hardback

Perfection in Imperfection : A Culinary Repertoire Through the Senses of Chef Janice Wong Hardback


A unique way of seeing and thinking and an attention to detail are what shape Chef Janice Wong's inventive desserts - creations applauded by some of the world's most celebrated chefs; from French chocolatier-patissier Pierre Herme to Spanish chef-restaurateurs Juan Mari and Elena Arzak. Through this book, the creative mind behind 2am:dessertbar invites you to enter her world.

It is a world where beauty is everything, where no detail is too small to appreciate.

This is not an ordinary cookbook. It is an exploration of the mind and senses; of perceptions and emotions. The chapters - Origins of Taste, Colours of Taste, Textures of Taste and Memories of Taste - explore the inspirations behind each of her creations; be it the unique, natural flavour of an ingredient; a distinct hue that evokes an emotion; an unexpected texture that jolts the senses; or a nostalgic taste that allows the mind to wander back to childhood days.

These seemingly disparate sources of inspiration and the creations that stem from them are all threaded by a commonality; a pursuit for perfection in imperfection, and an appreciation of imperfection in perfection. Welcome to Janice Wong's artistic, gastronomic world of flawless imperfection and flawed perfection.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 124 pages, Over 75 colour photographs
  • Publisher: Gatehouse Publishing
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  • Category: Desserts
  • ISBN: 9789810902476



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