Little Vietnam brings together 80 authentic recipes that capture the energy, color and excitement of Vietnamese cooking.
Acclaimed Vietnamese chef Nhut Huynh shares his passion for the food that sustained his family during times of war and separation and which today inspires him to explore Vietnam's wonderfully rich culture. In this book, Nhut introduces traditional classics alongside the eclectic street-stall dishes he has collected on his many trips back to Vietnam to visit friends and family.
All the favorites are in this book, such as Beef Noodle Soup, Salt and Pepper Squid, Rice Paper Rolls and Chicken with Lemongrass and Chili, as well as some more exotic dishes like Crab with Tamarind and Chili. Throughout, Nhut offers practical tips on sourcing ingredients, regardless of where you live, and mastering cooking techniques.
Based on readily available ingredients, these recipes will delight the home cook, while Nhut's personal story will inspire all of us to take a longer look at an emerging country and its rich culinary traditions.