2013 IACP Award Winner for Chefs and Restaurants Category
2013 IACP Award Nominee for First Book: The Julia Child Award
In his eagerly awaited first cookbook, award-winning chef Charles Phan introduces traditional Vietnamese cooking to home cooks by focusing on fundamental techniques and ingredients.
Now people can enjoy the bold, spicy, fresh flavors of Vietnamese food at home with this authoritative reference from celebrated chef Charles Phan. Organized around the major techniques--frying, steaming, braising, and stir-frying--Vietnamese Cooking includes 125 recipes such as Gulf Shrimp and Baby Bok Choy Stir-Fry, Crispy Stuffed Quail with Glass Noodles, and Green Papaya Salad, plus master recipes for stocks and sauces, a photo ID guide to ingredients, and a chapter on Vietnamese street food. Infused with the author's stories and experience, from his early days as a refugee to his current culinary success, Vietnamese Cooking is a personal and accessible guide to authentic Vietnamese cuisine.
Charles Phan is the executive chef of the Slanted Door family of restaurants. He received the James Beard Award for Best Chef California in 2004 and in 2011 was inducted into the James Beard Foundation's Who's Who of Food in America. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and their three children.
This book does not have a paper jacket.