If you’re anything like me, you are really missing Vietnamese food during lockdown. I’m a decent home cook, but with all street food shut down, I have been craving my favorites, particularly cơm tấm and bún thịt nướng.With no end in sight to social distancing regulations, I talked to cookbook author Andrea Nguyen of Viet World Kitchen to get some pointers on making Vietnamese food at home.We covered the basic ingredients you’ll need in your kitchen (4:30) before discussing a range of dishes, including cơm tấm (8:25), canh (10:52), bún thịt nướng (14:13), tofu (17:19), món kho (19:04), phỏ (23:22), gỏi (25:32) and bánh mì (28:03). I can’t wait to try these out, and I also invite listeners to check out Andrea’s cookbook Vietnamese Food Any Day, which makes many aspects of this wonderful cuisine entirely approachable for the average home cook. Get full access to Vietnam Weekly at vietnamweekly.substack.com/subscribe
Andrea Nguyen Flees Saigon in April 1975 and Brings Vietnamese Home Cooking to America
Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio
Chef Andrea Nguyen, author of "Vietnamese Food Any Day," discusses her early life in Vietnam, Hostess fruit pies and why chicken stock is better with an apple. Plus, we chat with filmmaker Andrew Rodgers about Kinder Surprise, a chocolate egg that’s beloved worldwide but illegal in the United States; we make a simple dump-and-bake Lemon-Almond Pound Cake; and our Paris correspondent, Alex Aïnouz, explains why a good croissant is straight, not crescent-shaped. (Originally aired April 19, 2019.) Get this week's recipe, Lemon-Almond Pound Cake: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/lemon-almond-pound-cakeWe want to hear your culinary tips! Share your cooking hacks, secret ingredients or unexpected techniques with us for a chance to hear yourself on Milk Street Radio! Here's how: https://www.177milkstreet.com/radiotipsThis week's sponsor: Get your first month free on select KiwiCo crates at kiwico.com/MILK.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Today we work on our pronunciation skills and wrapping technique as we discuss salad rolls (Goi Cuon) with Andrea Nguyen. We learn about the importance of lithe vegetables, the pleasure of parallel noodle bites and how to lay a chip. Andrea'a Website The Fixed Stars Virtual Event w/Book Larder Andrea Nguyen's Books Three Ladies Rice Paper See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Truly an education in Vietnamese food. Andrea knows so much! Smart Mouth is on Patreon: www.patreon.com/smartmouthpodcast www.instagram.com/smartmouthpodcast/ www.facebook.com/groups/268127480409103/ Please subscribe to (and rate & review) this podcast in iTunes or any podcast app so you never miss an episode! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/smart-mouth/id1171755407
The Great Escape: Andrea Nguyen Flees Saigon in April 1975 and Brings Vietnamese Home Cooking to America
Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio
Chef Andrea Nguyen, author of "Vietnamese Food Any Day," uses American supermarket ingredients for an authentic take on the food of Vietnam. Plus, we investigate why the Kinder Surprise Chocolate Egg is illegal here in the USA; we make a simple dump-and-bake Lemon-Almond Pound Cake; and our Paris correspondent, Alex Aïnouz, explains why a good croissant is straight, not crescent-shaped.For this week's recipe, Lemon-Almond Pound Cake, visit: https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/lemon-almond-pound-cakeThis week's sponsor: Go to www.KingArthurFlour.com to see King Arthur Flour’s complete line of products.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Today's Episode: Andrea NguyenThis week, we're excited to welcome Andrea Nguyen to SALT + SPINE, the podcast on stories behind cookbooks.Andrea Nguyen is the author of six cookbooks, including Vietnamese Food Any Day and the James Beard-winning The Pho Cookbook.We sit down with Andrea at our studio in San Francisco's Civic Kitchen Cooking School to discuss her lifelong interest in cookbooks, grocery shopping, and play a pho/bahn mi game. Plus, as always we check in with Celia Sack at Omnivore Books in San Francisco.Bonus Salt + Spine Features:RECIPE: Char Siu Chicken RECIPE: Cashew Sesame Brittle--About Salt + SpineSalt + Spine is hosted by Brian Hogan Stewart.Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | GooglePlayFind us on Patreon, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.Our website is SaltAndSpine.com. Shop for Salt + Spine books in our bookstore.We record Salt + Spine at San Francisco's The Civic Kitchen. Thanks to Jen Nurse, Chris Bonomo, and The Civic Kitchen team. Our theme song was produced by Brunch For Lunch. For more music, visit soundcloud.com/BrunchforLunch. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Special Episode: Vietnamese Food Any Day: Andrea Nguyen
As part of the Ten Speed Ambassadors program we were able to review Andrea Nguyen’s latest cookbook, Vietnamese Food Any Day. (Thanks for the free book Ten Speed!) We had to try out the recipes for ourselves and they were a hit. (Please know, all opinions are our own. )Betsy was lucky enough to be able to talk with Andrea Nguyen about her cookbook, favorite fish sauce, and a tip for cooking rice that we know will come in handy.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/dinnersisters)
Host Kathleen Flinn talks to noted Vietnamese food writer and author Andrea Nguyen about everything from dumplings to pho to her dramatic escape from her home country in 1975 at the height of the war. Get more about Andrea - plus the recipe for the Rotisserie Chicken Pho from the episode - at http://hungryforwords.show Special Guest: Andrea Nguyen.