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From China to Vietnam : A Food Journey Along the Mekong River - Luke Nguyen

From China to Vietnam

A Food Journey Along the Mekong River

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From China to Vietnam is an evocative culinary adventure that explores Asia’s most famous river. Starting in south-west China and journeying through Myanmar, northern Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, before meandering down to the vast Mekong Delta in Vietnam, Luke Nguyen immerses himself in the cultures and communities who depend upon this life-giving river. Along the way he discovers the local cuisines and learns the heart-warming stories from the people he meets.

Filled with stunning photography and authentic recipes from each region, From China to Vietnam captures the true essence of this magnificent river: its people, food, culture and beauty.

About the Author

Luke Nguyen is a renowned Vietnamese Australian chef, best known for his television series Luke Nguyen's France, Luke Nguyen's Vietnam, and Luke Nguyen's Greater Mekong, which this book ties into. Luke's parents opened and ran a Vietnamese restaurant and it was this familial passion for food that first ignited Luke's interest in Vietnamese cooking. Luke trained with a number of respected chefs before opening The Red Lantern restaurant with his sister. Since then, The Red Lantern has become one of Sydney's most acclaimed restaurants, winning Best Vietnamese Restaurant in 2009. Luke has written four previous cookbooks.

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    ISBN: 9781742709895
    ISBN-10: 1742709893
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 272
    Published: 1st April 2015
    Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 27.5 x 22.0  x 3.5
    Weight (kg): 43.03
    Edition Number: 1