A long-time supporter of the slow food movement and its aims, Kylie runs a stall at Eveleigh Farmers’ Market in Sydney and helps nurture the next generation of cooks through the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation. She has also developed a range of fair trade tableware in conjunction with Oxfam.
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Kylie is the author of six award winning books: Simple Chinese Cooking Class, It Tastes Better, My China, Simple Chinese Cooking, Heart & Soul and Recipes and Stories. Kylie launched the Kylie Kwong Heart & Soul cooking show which aired on the ABC. Given its success, Kylie went on to complete two more series: Simply Magic and My China: A Feast for all the Senses.
As a notable chef, Kylie has been requested for numerous appearances, including as MC for His Holiness The Dalai Lama and numerous food and wine festivals.
More recently, Kylie was included in Australia Post’s Legends of Food Stamp Series along with culinary greats Margaret Fulton, Maggie Beer, Neil Perry and Stephanie Alexander.
Outside of the kitchen, Kylie is an art enthusiast, environmentalist and proud Australian.