Stories and Recipes
By Luke Nguyen
(Lyons Press, Hardcover, 9780762773947, 344pp.)
Publication Date: October 2011
Categories: Regional & Ethnic - Vietnamese
A stunningly beautiful love letter to Vietnam with more than 100 recipes, from best-selling author and Cooking Channel host Luke Nguyen.
Luke Nguyen was born in 1978 in a Thai refugee camp, shortly after his parents and elder siblings fled Vietnam as boat people. His family eventually settled in Sydney, Australia. Luke is the chef and owner of the award-winning Vietnamese restaurant Red Lantern in Sydney and the coauthor of the bestselling book Secrets of the Red Lantern. Luke also hosts culinary adventure tours of Vietnam and has produced a TV series about Vietnamese food and travel, seen in the United States on the Cooking Channel.