Last night the author, Andrew X. Pham, and his writer’s assistant, Thanh Tran, prepared dishes from Andrew’s upcoming cookbook, A Culinary Odyssey: My Cookbook Diary of Travels, Flavors and Memories of Southeast Asia.
26 March 2012
beef and fish laap
Laotian meat salads flavored with fish sauce and lime, eaten in lettuce leaves
bun cha gio
Vietnamese minced pork rolls with rice vermicelli, cucumbers, lettuce, bean sprouts, mint, shiso, cilantro and nuoc mam pha (fish sauce seasoned with sugar, lime and chili)