Authentic Recipes from Vietnam


With emphasis on fresh ingredients and light seasonings, Authentic Recipes from Vietnam is ideal for the health-conscious cook.

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With emphasis on fresh ingredients and light seasonings, Authentic Recipes from Vietnam is ideal for the health-conscious cook.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780794603274
  • Publisher: Periplus Editions (HK) ltd.
  • Publication date: 12/28/2005
  • Series: Authentic Recipes Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 692,481
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Recipes in this book were provided by Trieu Thi Choi and prepared by the chefs of the Saigon Floating Hotel, in Ho Chi Minh City, and coordinated by Marcel Isaak.

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Table of Contents

Food in Vietnam 5
The Imperial Cuisine 11
The Ascending Dragon 13
Homestyle Vietnamese Cooking 14
Cooking Methods 16
Authentic Vietnamese Ingredients 18
Basic Recipes
Preserved Mixed Vegetables 25
Preserved Mustard Greens 25
Pickled Spring Onions 25
Pickled Bean Sprouts 25
Carrot and Radish Pickles 25
Preserved Cabbage 26
Fish Sauce Dip 26
Fermented Anchovy Dip 26
Yellow Bean Sauce 26
Peanut Sauce 26
Soy Sauce Dip 26
Tomato Sauce 27
Sweet and Sour Sauce 27
Caramel Syrup 27
Salt, Pepper and Lime Mix 27
Chicken Stock 27
Beef Stock 27
Vegetable Stock 27
Appetizers and Snacks
Pork Rice Paper Rolls 28
Shrimp Rice Paper Rolls 28
Vietnamese Spring Rolls 31
Grilled Beef Rolls 33
Hue Spring Rolls 33
Steamed Fresh Rice Flour Rolls 34
Shrimp Mousse on a Sugar Cane Skewer 36
Vietnamese Steamed Egg with Pork and Fungus 36
Hue Shrimp and Vegetable Pancakes 39
Vietnamese Pork Sausage with fungus 40
Cured Sour Pork Sausage with Garlic 40
Lotus Stem Salad with Shrimp 42
Squid Salad 43
Young Jackfruit Salad 44
Shrimp and Green Mango Salad 46
Pomelo Salad 46
Cabbage Salad with Chicken 49
Braised Mushrooms with Soy Sauce 49
Beef and Pork Leg Soup 51
Hanoi Chicken Noodle Soup 52
Beef Noodle Soup 54
Crab Soup with Tofu and Rice Noodles 57
Cabbage Roll Soup 58
Preserved Pork Head Meat 58
Clam Soup with Starfruit and Herbs 60
Vegetables and Rice
Grilled Eggplant Salad with Crabmeat 62
Fried Tofu with Lemongrass and Five Spice 64
Stir-fried Vegetables with Fish Sauce 64
Pumpkin Braised in Coconut Milk 67
Stir-fried Water Spinach with Yellow Bean Sauce 67
Clam Rice 68
Imperial Fried Rice 68
Vietnamese Fish Stew 70
Sweet and Sour Fish Soup 71
Stuffed Squid 72
Marinated Grilled Squid 75
Spicy Jumbo Shrimp 76
Stir-fried Squid with Vegetables and Pineapple 76
Crabs with Tamarind Sauce 78
Crabs Simmered in Beer 79
Crisp Soft-shelled Crabs, Oysters and Clams with Sweet and Sour Sauce 81
Whole Fish with Ginger Lemongrass Sauce 82
Braised Fish with Galangal Sauce 82
Minced Salmon with Sesame Seed Rice Crackers 85
Braised Duck with Ginger 86
Banana Blossom Salad with Duck 86
Honey Roasted Chicken 88
Chicken Curry in Coconut Milk 89
Spicy Duck with Orange Sauce 91
Stir-fried Chicken Chunks with Mango and Cashews 91
Sauteed Frogs' Leg or Chicken Wings with Lemongrass 92
Snails Stuffed with Minced Pork 92
Braised Pork with Fish Sauce 95
Pork Stewed in Coconut Juice 95
Grilled Pork Meatballs 96
Grilled Pork Skewers with Rice Noodles 96
Grilled Beef Rolls Wrapped in Wild Betel Leaves 99
Fragrant Beef Stew 100
Vietnamese Beef Hot Pot 102
Husband and Wife Cakes 105
Steamed Rice Flour and Mung Bean Cakes with Coconut Sauce 105
Bananas and Sago Pearls in Coconut Cream 106
Slush Ice Lychee in Coconut Milk 106
Pineapple Tartlets 109
Quick Banana Coconut Cake 109
Measurements and conversions 110
Index of Recipes 111
Mail-order/online Sources 112
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