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Mid-Winter Feast by Tony Tan

Mildura Writers Festival

Event Date: 21 July 2018
Author / Presenters: Feast by Tony Tan with talk by James Ley

Writer and critic James Ley will speak on the topic of ‘Literature and Anti-Literature’ followed by a three-course meal, presented by Malaysian-born chef Tony Tan, based on recipes from his most recent book Hong Kong Food City.

Tony Tan
Born in Malaysia and fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese, Tony Tan trained at La Varenne, France, and Leiths School of Food and Wine in the UK. He has presented master classes and been guest chef at hotels and restaurants throughout Australia, China, Malaysia, Vietnam, New Zealand and Spain, including the Ritz in Madrid and Alambique, one of Spain's top cooking schools. He was an international judge at Hong Kong's premier Chinese cuisine challenge, The Best of the Best Culinary Competition. He writes for magazines and newspapers in Australia and internationally and comments regularly in the media on food and wine.

James Ley
James Ley is Contributing Editor with the Sydney Review of Books. His essays and criticism have appeared in numerous publications, including The Age, The Australian, The Times Literary Supplement and Australian Book Review. In 2014, he was awarded the Geraldine Pascall Prize for Australian Critic of the Year. He is the author of The Critic in the Modern World: Public Criticism from Samuel Johnson to James Wood (2014) and co-editor with Catriona Menzies-Pike of The Australian Face: Essays from the Sydney Review of Books (2017).

Saturday, 21 July 2018

MIM (Museum of Innocence, Mildura)
33 Deakin Ave
Mildura VIC

$95.00 (includes meal and wine)

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