Take a trip to Vietnam without leaving your kitchen.Little Vietnam
brings together 80 authentic recipes that capture the energy, color and excitement of Vietnamese food. Acclaimed Vietnamese chef and restaurateur 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 easy-to-follow Vietnamese cookbook, Nhut introduces traditional classics alongside the eclectic street stall dishes he has tasted on his many trips back to Vietnam. Throughout, Nhut offers practical tips on sourcing ingredients locally and mastering cooking techniques.Delicious Vietnamese recipes include:
- Beef Noodle Soup
- Salt and Pepper Squid
- Rice Paper Rolls
- Chicken with Lemongrass and Chili
- Crab with Tamarind and Chili
- And many more…
Based on ingredients available at most Western supermarkets, these recipes will delight the home cook, while Nhut's personal story will inspire all of us to take a longer look at the emerging country and its rich culinary traditions. About the Author:Nhut Huynh
was born in Soc Trang in the south of Vietnam, and moved to Australia as a refugee in 1984. Starting work as a kitchen hand, he was soon offered a chef's apprenticeship. In 2002, he and his business partner, Jeremy McNamara, opened their first venture, RQ Restaurants in Surry Hill. Currently, Nhut Huynh runs Snakebean Asian Dinner, a casual eatery and successful eatery catering business.