Into the Vietnamese Kitchen: Treasured Foodways, Modern Flavors

Into the Vietnamese Kitchen: Treasured Foodways, Modern Flavors

Andrea Nguyen


An intimate choice of the best Vietnamese recipes.

When writer Andrea Nguyen's relatives was once airlifted out of Saigon in 1975, one of many few assets that her mom hurriedly packed for the adventure used to be her small orange pc of recipes. Thirty years later, Nguyen has written her personal intimate number of recipes, INTO THE VIETNAMESE KITCHEN, an formidable debut cookbook that chronicles the meals traditions of her local kingdom. Robustly flavored but tender, subtle but basic, the recipes comprise steamy pho noodle soups infused with the aromas of unpolluted herbs and lime; wealthy clay-pot arrangements of catfish, bird, and beef; vintage bánh mì sandwiches; and an array of Vietnamese charcuterie. Nguyen is helping readers store for crucial materials, grasp middle cooking concepts, and get ready and serve enjoyable food, even if for 2 on a weeknight or 12 on a weekend.

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