Cookbooks Bobby Chinn Vietnamese Food

ISBN 13: 9781840914450

Vietnamese Food

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9781840914450: Vietnamese Food

Bobby describes Vietnamese food as being as near to Nirvana as he can imagine - fresh clean flavours, light and healthy and incredibly diverse.From simple Grilled Chicken Wings to Imperial Spring Rolls and his own fusion-style dishes this is not just a recipe book but an authentic guide to Vietnamese food as it is eaten today. Special photography by award-winning photographer Jason Lowe and stories about every dish related by Bobby (ex-standup comedian being one of his former lives) make this a true culinary tour. Read about his first experiences of running a kitchen, how he found out the recipe for the secret sauce for grilled chicken and his off the wall tales of the more unusual food and ingredients.Wild, Wild East is a true adventure story for the palate.

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A true culinary adventure told by
Hanoi's enfant terrible, Bobby Chinn.


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Bobby Chinn describes Vietnamese food as being as near to Nirvana as he can imagine -- fresh, clean flavors, light and healthy, and incredibly diverse.

Presenting directions for everything from simple grilled chicken wings to deep-fried spring rolls and Bobby Chinn's own fusion-style dishes, Wild, Wild East is more than a recipe book: it's also an authentic guide to Vietnamese food as it is prepared and enjoyed today. Evocative photos by award-winning photographer Jason Lowe and stories by Bobby about every dish in this book make Wild, Wild East a true culinary tour of Vietnam. You'll read about Bobby's first experience running a kitchen, and you'll learn how he discovered the recipe for his secret sauce for grilled chicken. You'll also enjoy his extraordinary tales about some of the more unusual foods and ingredients that contribute to Vietnamese cuisine. Wild, Wild East is a both a true personal adventure story and a treasury of palate-pleasing recipes.

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Half Chinese, half Egyptian, raised in England, a familiar figure in San Francisco and New York food circles, and now living in Hanoi, Bobby Chinn is one of Asia's most highly respected chefs. Having come from a family of great cooks, Bobby has always been passionate about food. He learned his trade when taken under the wing by three leading San Francisco chefs--Hubert Keller, Gary Danko, and Traci des Jardine. He now owns a restaurant in Hanoi, and is working with the Discovery Channel on a series devoted to Asian foods and cultures. He has also appeared in the U.K. on BBC2's Saturday Kitchen and Full On Food.

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Half Chinese, half Egyptian, raised in England, lived in San Francisco and New York and now based in Hanoi, Bobby Chinn is one of the most respected chefs in Asia. Coming from a family of great cooks Bobby has always been passionate about food and he was taken under the wings of various cutting edge San Francisco chefs - Hubert Keller, Gary Danko, and Traci des Jardine where he learnt his trade. He now owns his own restaurant in Hanoi and his series on Asia is being filmed for Discovery. He has also appeared in the UK on BBC2's Saturday Kitchen and Full On Food.

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