After following Luke Nguyen’s food-fuelled travels through Vietnam, and then Cambodia – Australia is ready for this intrepid chef’s next adventure.
And here it is! In Greater Mekong
Luke Nguyen finds the source of the mighty Mekong River – which begins its flow on the Tibetan Plateau. Nguyen then follows this beautiful river down through Asia, in search of the diverse cultures and cuisines which subsist on the life-giving, fertile earth which the Mekong supports.
Starting in South China, and then journeying through Myanmar, northern Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, before finishing in his home country – Vietnam, Luke Nguyen collects recipes which inspire, delight and give an extraordinary insight into those who eat them.
If you love to explore new cuisines, or have a fondness for the fresh flavours of South East Asia, you will love meandering through the river of recipes in Luke Nguyen’s Greater Mekong
Hardcover – 271 pages.
Recipes are divided by region – China (Kunming, Dali & Shaxi, Lijiang, Xishuangbanna), Myanmar (Yangon, Inle Lake, Kengtung), Thailand (Chiang Khong, Mae Salong, Chiang Mai), Laos (Vientiane, Luang Prabang, 4000 Islands), Cambodia (Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Kep & Kampot) and Vietnam (Chau Doc, Cai Be, Ben Tre).
Beautiful full colour photography throughout, showcasing not only the food, but also the people and places which Luke Nguyen visits.
Includes an introduction, glossary and index.
Dimensions: 28 x 23 x 2.5cm.