Kylie Kwong Chef, Australia

Kylie Kwong at MAD SYD

Kylie Kwong has been the owner of Sydney’s celebrated Billy Kwong restaurant since 2000 and is a passionate campaigner for sustainable food and ethical eating. She is the author of six books and presenter of three television series. In 2014, she was named by Food & Wine magazine as one of the world’s 25 most innovative women in food and wine.

Here, Kwong talks about how she came to celebrate both her Chinese heritage and the native ingredients of Australia in her cooking. Joining her in demonstrating some of the native Australian ingredients used at Billy Kwong is Gayle Quarmby of Outback Pride.