In 1982, after a 2 year global search, the BBC auditioned him for a Chinese cookery series. The resulting TV series Ken Hom’s Chinese Cookery was a huge success and the companion book became one of the best-selling cookery books ever published by BBC Books, selling more than 1.5 million copies. Today after numerous printings it still remains in print.
He has since appeared in a number of prime time BBC TV series that have sold throughout the world. His series for KBS, a five hour documentary on the history of the noodle, sold in 23 countries and won the prestigious Peabody award in 2010. In 2012 he presented the BBC series Exploring China: A Culinary Adventure.
Noodle Road (KBS) (2008)
Take on the Takeaway (2007)
Foolproof Chinese Cookery (2000)
Ken Hom’s Travels with a Hot Wok (1998)
Ken Hom’s Hot Wok (1996)
Hot Chefs (1992)
Ken Hom’s Chinese Cookery (1984)