In Vietnamese, Uyen Luu demonstrates that Vietnamese food is just as easy to whip up as a bowl of pasta – all you need is a good bottle of fish sauce and a little enthusiasm! She shares 80 of her tastiest recipes – some traditional, some with a modern twist – using ingredients that are available at your local supermarket.
Recipes include noodle soups, salads, family-style sharing plates, one-pot wonders and dinner-party showstoppers, which are all easy to prepare, adapt and enjoy. The recipes are impressive yet simple: try the Caramelized pork belly with coconut milk and cavolo nero, Seabass, tomato & dill soup or Avocado tossed ramen with sweetcorn and tinned tuna in sweet soy sauce & mint.
Vietnamese is filled with fuss-free, delicious recipes that are quick to prepare, and will have you eating Vietnamese meals on a regular basis.
Uyen Luu is a writer, cook and food photographer. She trained in fine art film and video at Central St Martins. Uyen hosts a Vietnamese supper club in her East London studio where she cooks dishes she learned from her mother. Uyen also teaches Vietnamese cookery.