Space may dictate the menu for many home cooks, but it can also inspire creative cooking. Join Michelle Tchea on an exciting exploration of dishes that you can whip up in your own cosy kitchen. Inspired by the chic SoHo streets of New York, Michelle developed a wide range of meals, desserts and snacks that you can enjoy on your own or with friends. Prepare a simple meal of Savoury Seafood Rice on a busy day, enjoy afteron tea with friends over Chocolate Cake with Toasted Marshmallows, create a bit of Paris at home with Apple Frangipane Tart and indulge in Mango and Lime Daiquiri at a party. With 60 recipes to choose from, you'll be spoilt for choice. Simple, appealing and fun, this book will be a delightful addition to your home kitchen
Michelle Tchea was born in Melbourne, Australia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Biomedical Science and Masters in Physical Chemistry, and worked as a Research and Development Chemist in product innovation.Her love for food began in her grandpa's tiny Chinese restaurant in California, famed for its delicious dumplings, hand-pulled noodles and Chinese pancakes. She was raised with a rolling pin in her hand, helping out at the restaurant during peak hours.Michelle gathers her inspiration from artisan bakers, local farmers and talented chefs she meets on her travels. She writes for various international publications, covering food, health and nutrition, as well as luxury travel.