Into the Vietnamese Kitchen

Into the Vietnamese Kitchen

Treasured Foodways, Modern Flavors

Book - 2006
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An intimate collection of more than 175 of the finest Vietnamese recipes.

When author Andrea Nguyen's family was airlifted out of Saigon in 1975, one of the few belongings that her mother hurriedly packed for the journey was her small orange notebook of recipes. Thirty years later, Nguyen has written her own intimate collection of recipes, Into the Vietnamese Kitchen , an ambitious debut cookbook that chronicles the food traditions of her native country.

Robustly flavored yet delicate, sophisticated yet simple, the recipes include steamy pho noodle soups infused with the aromas of fresh herbs and lime; rich clay-pot preparations of catfish, chicken, and pork; classic bánh mì sandwiches; and an array of Vietnamese charcuterie. Nguyen helps readers shop for essential ingredients, master core cooking techniques, and prepare and serve satisfying meals, whether for two on a weeknight or 12 on a weekend.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Ten Speed Press, c2006.
ISBN: 9781580086653
Branch Call Number: 641.5959 Nguyen 2006
Characteristics: vii, 344 p. :,col. ill. ;,25 cm.


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Feb 04, 2015

Great authentic Vietnamese cookbook. I own this book and continue to use it regularly. A go-to cookbook when I make pho, bun bo hue, beef stew and other traditional favourites.

Mar 11, 2014

Fantastic book for beginners and more confident cooks alike!


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