Présentation de l'éditeur
Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong is a visual and culinary adventure through one of the world’s most beautiful and exciting food regions. Join Luke Nguyen as he journeys down one of Asia’s most famous rivers, the Mekong. To tie in with his popular US Cooking Channel series, Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong tells the stories, experiences, and recipes from the TV show of the same name. Luke’s travels start in China where he explores the centuries-old traditions of the Yunnan Province and go to Myanmar, where he uncovers some of the country’s unique flavors, and then on to northern Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and finally Vietnam, Luke’s homeland and the location of this mighty river’s floodplains. This cookbook contains over 70 recipes that celebrate well-known dishes as well as lesser-known regional delicacies. With heartwarming stories, breathtaking location photography, and stunning images of all the dishes featured in the show, Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong is a must-have cookbook that will be treasured and referred to for many years to come.
Biographie de l'auteur
Luke Nguyen is a renowned Vietnamese-Australian chef, best known as the host of the television series Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam and more recently his new series which ties in with this cookbook, Greater Mekong. Born in a Thai refugee camp after his parents escaped their homeland in Vietnam, Luke’s family eventually made their way to Australia, where Luke was raised in Sydney’s vibrant and notorious Vietnamese quarter. Luke is owner and chef of The Red Lantern, one of Sydney’s most acclaimed restaurants. He has written four other cookbooks: Secrets of the Red Lantern, The Songs of Sapa, Indochine and The Food of Vietnam.