Join Luke Nguyen and discover the fusion of French and Vietnamese cuisine with 60 recipes selected from Luke's new book Indochine - Baguettes and bánh mì, finding France in Vietnam.
The French colonisation of Vietnam, which lasted for nearly one hundred years, had a profound influence on Vietnamese lifestyle, architecture and cuisine. Chef and author Luke Nguyen revisits his beloved Vietnam to delve deeper into the culinary legacy left by the French.
Against a backdrop of grand colonial hotels, Luke explores the impact the French had on what the Vietnamese eat and cook today. 60 recipes from Saigon, Dalat, Hanoi and France showcase the fusion of French and Vietnamese ingredients and techniques Luke uncovers on his journey.
Hanoi beef soft noodle rolls, Duck à l’orange, Slow-cooked oxtail and beef brisket in aromatic spices, Snails Cooked in Lemongrass and Chilli, Beef and Lemongrass Skewers, Scallops Chargrilled in Spring Onion Oil, Quail Cooked in Orange and Coconut Water, Rabbit in Red Wine, Coq au Vin, Pan-fried Stuffed Squid, Steamed Vietnamese Mint-stuffed Chicken, Crème Caramel, and many more.
All titles in this series:
Indochine: The Collection