The Nom Wah Cookbook by Wilson Tang, Read by the Author
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Author and narrator Wilson Tang adds history and personality to New York’s Chinatown with The Nom Wah Cookbook, his heartfelt dive into the neighborhood. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Michele Cobb discuss this cookbook that also offers a connection to the community. The audiobook is both a collection of lovely stories from the Chinese community in New York and Tang’s personal story of coming to own the Nom Wah restaurant and all those who supported him along the way. The stories are interspersed with chapters that help you tap into Tang’s enthusiasm for the food, walking listeners through the history of rice, noodles, and bao, definitely making you hungry with his engaging narration. Listen while you cook—or daydream of visiting Chinatown.
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