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|Secrets of the Red Lantern: Stories and Vietnamese Recipes from the Heart
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Author: Pauline Nguyen
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In my family, food is our language. Food enables us to communicate the things we find so hard to say." -Pauline Nguyen
Overflowing with sumptuous but simply prepared dishes that have been passed down through generations of the Nguyen family, Secrets of the Red Lantern is part Vietnamese cookbook and part family memoir.
More than 275 traditional Vietnamese recipes are presented alongside a visual narrative of food and family photographs that follows the family's escape from war-torn Vietnam to the successful founding of the Red Lantern restaurant.
At the heart of each recipe is the power of food to elevate and transform. From a recipe of cari de that sparks a memory to the distinctly bitter melon soup that says, "I'm sorry," Secrets of the Red Lantern shares the rich culinary heritage of the Nguyen family and their personal story of reconciliation and success.
Recipes like Bun Rieu (Crab and Tomato Soup with Vermicelli Noodles), Goi Du Du (Green Papaya Salad with Prawns and Pork), and Che Khoai Mon (Black Sticky Rice with Taro), unlock the family's secrets and see the family persevere through homesickness, heartache, and the upheavals of change to finally experience growth and celebration. The result is a beautiful journey through Vietnamese history, culture, and tradition.
- In my family, food is our language. Food enables us to communicate the things we find so hard to say." -Pauline Nguyen
|Quick & Easy Vietnamese: 75 Everyday Recipes
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Author: Nancie McDermott
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From the author of the popular Quick & Easy Thai come these 75 oh-so-delicious recipes for every level of cook. Though it shares certain culinary traditions with its Asian neighbors, Vietnamese cuisine is entirely distinct, focusing on a bounty of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs for signature clear, bright flavors with contrasting notes of salty, sweet, sour, and spicy. Creamy chicken curry is paired with the zesty tang of lime juice and the heat from ground pepper and chilies. Crisp, fried fish is served with a puree of pineapple-chili sauce. Delicate, rice paper wrapped summer rolls merit a rich and savory soybean dipping sauce. From snacks and soups to grilled meats and seafood to the essential noodle dishes and desserts, Quick & Easy Vietnamese presents the full spectrum of Vietnamese cooking at its most simply delicious.
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|Recipe Log (Blank Cookbooks) (Volume 50)
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Author: Recipe Junkies
This recipe log makes a great gift!
- 100 recipe templates!
- Plenty of space for ingredients, directions, and more!
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|Vietnamese Food Any Day: Simple Recipes for True, Fresh Flavors
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Author: Andrea Nguyen
Delicious, fresh Vietnamese food is at your fingertips any night of the week thanks to the 80 accessible, easy recipes in Vietnamese Food Any Day.
Drawing upon decades of experience, as well as the hacks her own mom used coming from Vietnam to America, award-winning author Andrea Nguyen shows you how to use everyday ingredients to create true Vietnamese flavors at home--fast. With Nguyen as your guide, there's no need to take a trip to a specialty grocer for Vietnamese favorites such as banh mi, dumplings, lettuce cups, and pho, as well as recipes for Honey-Glazed Pork Riblets, Chile Garlic Chicken Wings, Turmeric Coconut Rice, and No-Churn Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream. Nguyen's tips and tricks for getting Viet flavors from ingredients at national supermarkets are indispensable, liberating home cooks and making everyday cooking easier. Her approachable methods, as well as her hardworking tips, give you all the tools you need to make Vietnamese dishes a part of your regular meal rotation.
|DASH Diet Cookbook: Easy and Delicious Recipes to Lower Blood Pressure, Prevent Diabetes, Speed Weight Loss, and Improve Health: Healthy Diet, Anti ... Cholesterol, The Metabolism Diet) (Volume 1)
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Author: Melissa Bryan
The most effective diet for healthy living just got better! DASH Diet Cookbook uses elements of the diet ranked as the “Best Overall Diet” by US News & World Reports in 2011 and 2012, and proven NIH research on DASH (Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension) to create a program guaranteed to speed weight loss, lower blood sugar, lower cholesterol, prevent diabetes and boost metabolism.
The standard American diet is filled with cheap processed foods that can lead to hypertension, diabetes and other health problems. The longer you’ve eaten these foods, the more difficult it can be to swap them out for healthy, whole foods. This guide offers the easiest way of starting – and sticking with – the DASH diet by walking you through every step, ensuring your evolution to better health is as stress-free as possible.
DASH Diet Cookbook sets you up for long-term weight loss and hypertension recovery by delivering:
- An essential overview on how to kick start your DASH diet eating plan and simplify your transition to the DASH diet lifestyle
- 90 easy, delicious recipes that use no more than five familiar main ingredients and serve no more than 1-4 people
- 30 days of meal plans at different calories ranges
Readers will enjoy a diet rich in fruits, vegetable, low-fat and nonfat dairy, lean meats/fish/poultry, nuts/beans/seeds, heart healthy fats and limited amounts of whole grains. The result: faster metabolism, lower body fat, improved strength and cardiovascular fitness plus the diet can lower cholesterol and blood pressure without medication, and without counting calories.
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|Chicken and Rice: Fresh and Easy Southeast Asian Recipes From a London Kitchen
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Author: Shu Han Lee
Shu Han Lee moved to London from Singapore as a student. Homesick and hungry, she started teaching herself to cook the food she'd grown up with—Singaporean and Malaysian dishes, with a strong Chinese influence from her Hokkien Chinese mother. These recipes, from her mother's Sesame Oil Chicken to Ox Cheek and Venison Rendang, are ones you will want to make time and time again. There are perfect midweek suppers rustled up in less time than it takes to order a takeaway, and healthier and better tasting at that: Fennel and Minced Pork Stir Fry, Fried Hor Fun Noodles with Kale and Beansprouts, or Tom Yum Soup with Mussels. For weekends, there are more adventurous projects: learn how to make your own steamed buns, egg noodles, or BBQ Sambal Lemon Sole—a whole fish barbequed on banana leaves. Although these are Southeast Asian recipes, Shu's seasonal approach to the very best produce is reflected throughout this book: from Brussels Sprouts with Smashed Garlic and Oyster Sauce to No-churn Rhubarb and Condensed Milk Ice Cream. There are also recipes that Shu has picked up on her travels throughout Southeast Asia, such as Vietnamese Caramel Pork Ribs, Thai Baked Glass Noodles with Prawns, and Black Pepper and Burmese Chickpea Tofu with Fish Sauce, Lime, and Honey Dressing.
|Quick & Easy Vietnamese: Home Cooking for Everyone (Quick & Easy Cookbooks Series)
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Author: Andre Nguyen
Vietnam is a country of natural beauty with a coastline of sandy beaches stretching about 2000 miles (3225 km) from the northern to the southern tip of the South China Sea. Along the coast, fishing is the main livelihood. The majority of Vietnamese people are Kinh race people (87%) with the remaining of 53 different ethnic minority groups. For more than 2000 years, the country has been subjected to a near continuing series of foreign occupations from China, France, Japan, and America. One consequence of these occupations is the lasting influence on Vietnamese cuisine. Among Vietnamese dishes, perhaps the best known in the West is Pho, a noodle soup. Another is the deep-fried spring roll called Nern in the north, and Cha Goi in the south. Rice is a staple food used as a side dish, or a main dish when combined with other ingredients, such as beef, pork, chicken, or seafood. Vietnamese dishes consist of many different blends of herbs and spices. Most dishes are not fiery hot, nor greasy. Seafood and vegetarian dishes like An Chay are very popular. Today, Vietnamese cuisine is gaining increased international attention due to the fact that it is quite healthy.
This book is an introduction to a new generation for a delicious journey through Vietnamese cuisine. While the combination of flavors may seem experimental to some, they will result in a savory experience. All ingredients used in these recipes can be found in supermarkets, natural food stores or in Asian food markets.
It is our pleasure to share these quick and delicious Vietnamese recipes with you. Enjoy the good nutrition that comes with it.
|Little Vietnam: From Lemongrass Chicken to Rice Paper Rolls, 80 Exciting Vietnamese Dishes to Prepare at Home [Vietnamese Cookbook]
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Author: Nhut Huynh
Little Vietnam brings together 80 authentic recipes that capture the energy, color and excitement of Vietnamese cooking. Come savor the smells, textures and flavors 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 collected on his many trips back to Vietnam to visit friends and family. Throughout, Nhut offers practical tips on sourcing ingredients locally and mastering cooking techniques.
Delicious Vietnamese recipes include:
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 an emerging country and its rich culinary traditions. With these beautifully photographed and tested recipes; choose a sample menu and take a trip to Vietnam without leaving your kitchen.
- Beef Noodle Soup
- Salt and Pepper Squid
- Rice Paper Rolls
- Chicken with Lemongrass and Chili
- Crab with Tamarind and Chili
- And many more…
|Vietnamese Market Cookbook: Spicy Sour Sweet
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Author: Van Tran
Bring the Flavor of Vietnam to Your Kitchen
Salty, sweet, bitter, sour, and spicy: these are the flavorful tenets of Vietnamese cuisine. This exhilarating culinary culture is rich but light, deeply flavorful but made with simple ingredients, and filling while also easy to prepare. That's the message that authors Van Tran and Anh Vu wanted to bring to a hungry crowd when they opened their banh mi stall in London, an international city that surprisingly lacked the tastes of the authors' childhoods in Hanoi. As their business expanded, The Vietnamese Market Cookbook followed. The recipes are simpler than you might think but explode with the purest flavors of vegetables, seafood, lean meats, spices, chiles, and treasured Vietnamese condiments like fish sauce. Old and new favorites collide: Asparagus and Crabmeat Soup, Papaya Salad with Crispy Anchovies, Claypot Chicken with Ginger, Sea Bass Carpaccio, Kumquat Jasmine Iced Tea, and Crème Caramel. From chapters like "Sweetness and Happiness" to "Spiciness and Adventure" and "Saltiness and Healing," this lusciously filling book will bring a little bit of Vietnam into your home.
|Rice and Baguette: A History of Food in Vietnam (Foods and Nations)
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Author: Vu Hong Lien
The once-obscure cuisine of Vietnam is, today, a favorite for many people from East to West. Adapted and modified over thousands of years, it is probably best known as a particularly delicious result of combining traditional southeast Asian cookery with visible outside influences—notably, the crunchy baguette—from its French-occupied past. Drawing on archeological evidence, oral and written histories, and wide-ranging research, Vu Hong Lien tells the complex and surprising history of food in Vietnam.
Rice and Baguette traces the prehistoric Việt’s progress from hunter-gathers of mollusks and small animals to sophisticated agriculturalists. The book follows them as they developed new tools and practices to perfect the growing of their crops until rice became a crucial commodity,which then irrevocably changed their diet, lifestyle, and social structure. Along the way, the author shows how Việt cuisine was dramatically influenced by French colonial cookery and products, which introduced a whole new set of ingredients and techniques into Vietnam. Beautifully illustrated throughout and peppered with fascinating historical tales, Rice and Baguette reveals the long journey that Vietnamese food has traveled to become the much-loved cuisine that it is today.
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