From China to Vietnam: A food journey along the Mekong River

By Luke Nguyen

From China to Vietnam is an evocative culinary experience that explores Asia’s most renowned river. beginning in south-west China and visiting via Myanmar, northern Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, earlier than meandering right down to the mammoth Mekong Delta in Vietnam, Luke Nguyen immerses himself within the cultures and groups who depend on this life-giving river. alongside the best way he discovers the neighborhood cuisines and learns the heart-warming tales from the folk he meets.

Filled with wonderful images and real recipes from every one zone, From China to Vietnam captures the real essence of this terrific river: its humans, meals, tradition and wonder.

Luke Nguyen is the landlord of Sydney’s recognized pink Lantern eating places. He has written 4 earlier cookbooks and is the presenter of numerous SBS cooking indicates, together with Luke Nguyen’s higher Mekong, the spouse to this e-book. Luke presently splits his time among Sydney and Vietna

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A lot appreciate to SBS and the Hardie furnish publishing staff: Paul McNally, Lucy Heaver, Sarah Odgers, Katri Hilden, Leanne Kitchen, Stuart Scott, Sarah DeNardi and Brett Sargent. you will have all made growing this ebook the sort of pleasing adventure. To the whole purple Lantern kin: with no your commitment, ardour and difficult paintings, i wouldn't have chanced on the time to accomplish this publication. an incredible hug to my attractive accomplice Suzanna Boyd – your images all through this publication is simply lovely. you're the such a lot artistic and gifted individual i do know. I thanks for your whole non-stop love and help that you simply supply me. finally, to the entire cooks, hoteliers, restaurateurs, domestic chefs, road owners, and grandmothers in China, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, who shared their own tales and scrumptious dishes with me – this booklet is for you. An SBS e-book released in 2015 by means of Hardie provide Books First released in 2012 as Luke Nguyen’s larger Mekong Hardie furnish Books (Australia) floor ground, development 1 658 Church highway Richmond, Victoria 3121 www. hardiegrant. com. au Hardie supply Books (UK) fifth & sixth flooring 52–54 Southwark highway London SE1 1UN www. hardiegrant. co. united kingdom All rights reserved. No a part of this ebook will be reproduced, saved in a retrieval method or transmitted in any shape in any way, digital, mechanical, photocopying, recording or in a different way, with no the past written permission of the publishers and copyright holders. the ethical rights of the writer were asserted. Copyright textual content © Luke Nguyen Copyright studio images © Stuart Scott Copyright place images © Suzanna Boyd Luke Nguyen’s better Mekong television sequence © pink inventive Media Pty Ltd, unique Broadcasting carrier company A Cataloguing-in-Publication access is accessible from of the nationwide Library of Australia at www. nla. gov.

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