After stunning the judges with food inspired by her Malaysian heritage, Masterchef winner Ping Coombes is now recreating and sharing Malaysian-Chinese street food with a modern twist through her newest venture; Ping Pan Asian.
Ping Pan Asian is an exclusive and first brand under the Selfridges group offering the best of Malaysian-Chinese cuisine. We are located in Selfridges famed flagship store in London, Oxford street at The Selfridges Kitchen for a sit down meal and a delicatessen area on the ground floor for take aways. Furthermore, another Ping Pan Asian deli counter can be found in Selfridges Manchester, Trafford centre for also take aways.
Ping Coombes won MasterChef 2014, stunning the judges with food inspired by her Malaysian heritage where she was originally born and raised. The most inspiring to Ping was her mother’s way of showing love and passion through cooking, something which is hugely important in Ping’s food ethos. Having lived in the UK and travelled around Europe, she draws inspiration from her heritage but delivers food with her own adaptation utilising locally sourced ingredients. Ping’s first book MALAYSIA has topped the Best Seller list on Amazon and regularly features in the movers and shakers list. Ping has become a Malaysia Kitchen Ambassador, promoting Malaysian food around the UK and abroad.
Her recipes are frequently featured on famous publications including various big food magazines and newspapers as well as famous Food TV programme. She is also frequent fixture at some prominent food festivals and events in the UK including Taste of London, Pub in the Park and BBC Good Food Show. Her chef demonstrations are always very engaging and draw a large crowd.