Cuốn Diếp

Vietnamese Lettuce Roll

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

A Canon of Vegetables

A Canon of Vegetables

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2007

  • About

Do you think it is pretentious that I have insisted on including the polytonic* accents on the Vietnamese name of this lettuce roll and its fermented fish sauce? I definitely have no idea what they portend as to pronunciation. My spoken Vietnamese is limited, to say the least. But I am proud of being able to get these exotic marks to display on my computer screen.

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