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Simply Vietnamese Cooking: 135 Delicious Recipes FALL 2015


Deliciously different recipes, simple enough for a busy weeknight meal.


Bright, delicate and satisfying, the cuisine of Vietnam is absolutely phenomenal. Sour flavors are balanced by salty ones, while sweet notes are answered by a little heat from chiles.

Nancie’s easy recipes will help you make an array of traditional dishes with widely available ingredients. You’ll find speedy stir-fries, vibrant salads and soothing soups, as well as numerous recipes for cooking meat and seafood on the grill. And all feature that wonderful balance between fresh herbs and spices (except for the sweets and drinks, of course!). You’ll soon be enjoying an array of authentic, classic recipes that really are fast enough to prepare during a busy work week.

With extensive information on ingredients, substitutions and time-saving techniques, along with suggested menus, you’ll be cooking simply sumptuous Vietnamese food in your home kitchen in no time.


NANCIE MCDERMOTT is an expert on the food and culture of Thailand, where she lived for three years as a Peace Corps volunteer. She has traveled extensively throughout Asia and has written 10 cookbooks, including 300 Best Stir‑Fry Recipes. She is a frequent guest chef on television and radio and also writes for newspapers and magazines. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.


256 pages total • 7" x 10" • Index
16 color photo pages
ISBN 978-0-7788-0521-2
$19.95 CA / $19.95 US / £14.95 UK
Publication date: September 2015


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