Oriental cuisine puts a lot of emphasis on presentation. In the East, meals are spiritual acts: as you take in the nourishment from Nature, you become one with it. That harmony must be reflected in the way the food is served.
Luckily food aesthetics is pretty easy to achieve . Invest in high quality plates and chopsticks. You can also get simple cooking tips from Ming Tsai’s cookbook. Even if you’ve never handled a wok in your life, you’ll be impressing guests with your Eastern flair in no time.