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Angela's debut non-fiction book TAKEAWAY: Stories From a Childhood Behind the Counter is out now in the UK. It's a food memoir about growing up in a Chinese takeaway in rural Wales, each chapter is filled with recipes written

and developed by Angela and illustrations by Georgina Leung. 


The book was shortlisted for the Fortnum and Mason Debut Food Book and Jhalak prize 2023, picked as BBC Radio 4's book of the week and  Guardian, i paper and Waterstones book of the year.

Read an extract of the book in the Guardian here. 

"A vibrant, nourishing story of food and identity. Takeaway is a deeply generous memoir, with Hui offering up personal anecdotes and covert family recipes to nourish the reader – not unlike how Lucky Star fed her, and an entire Welsh village." - i news

"Takeaway is a personal history, compellingly told, but it also tells a universal story." - The Spectator

"No reader will take their favourite takeaway for granted again." - The Times

"Takeaway feels familiar, in the sense that the author invites the reader into her home to watch her grow up amid the bulbous jade plants and waving lucky cats of the shop, with the good, bad, and ugly all on display." - Asian Review of Books 

Order the hardback here

Pre-order the paperback book here (out 20th July)

Any book queries in the UK

please contact Ellen Turner.


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