Andrea Nguyen has done the English-speakingworld a tremendous favor with thisbook, the most authoritative guide to phoI've ever seen. It dispels rumors, tells truths, and thoughtfully chronicles Vietnam's richbut underexplored soup culture. Andrea laysout the facts about pho in a way that makesyou slurp them down, and then chases thelessons with a stack of recipes that will sendyou directly to the kitchen. The marriageof purpose and passion that she's broughtto this book is a rare thing.
- DAVID CHANG, coauthor of Momofuku and cofounder ofLucky Peach
Andrea Nguyen is the world s greatest expertin Vietnamese cooking. Her latest book is astunning and comprehensive guide to pho, that country s most delicious food. Everythingyou ever wanted to know about pho is here: how to make it, how to eat it, its history, its regional variations and so much more.All lovers of Asian food need to own thismost extraordinary book.
- JAMES OSELAND, author Cradle of Flavor: Home Cooking from theSpice Islands of Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore
Andrea Nguyen is the kind of writer whodoesn t just show you how to follow herrecipes, she also teaches you how to be abetter cook. This book is a fantastic example.You ll learn how to make delicious pho whilealso gaining a whole new sensibility aroundan unfamiliar pantry. Buy this book. Cookfrom it. You'll end up a far better cook thanyou were before.
- PIM TECHAMUANVIVIT, proprietress of Kin Khao"show more