The Vietnamese Cookbook

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Capital Books, Oct 1, 2003 - Cooking - 120 pages
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In "The Vietnamese Cookbook," Diana My Tran transforms many ofher complex traditional dishes into new simpler versions, tailored to the fast pace of America and the freshest ingredients from our local supermarkets. In Vietnam, a traditional meal consists mainly of rice accompanied by a salty dish of seafood or meat, vegetables and/or a composed salad. Diana invites you to create your own memorable meals with more than 100 tantalizing recipes for authentic Vietnamese sauces, appetizers, salads, soups, main dishes, desserts, and beverages.

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For fans of Southeast Asian cuisine, here are two excellent cookbooks. An immigrant from Vietnam to the United States, My Tran has developed her own simplified versions of favorite childhood dishes ... Read full review

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Diana My Tran emigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam in 1975. She brought with her a talent for preparing the cuisine of her native country. Now a successful designer and dressmaker in Washington, DC, she has experimented and adapted her traditional recipes to the faster pace of American life. She is the author of The Vietnamese Cookbook and The Asian Diet.

Steve Raymer, four-time winner of the White House News, Photographers' Association award, named Magazine Photographer of the Year by the National Press Photographers Association, is a former National Geographic photographer. He now teaches photojournalism at Indiana University in Bloomington.

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