The Basics

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Little Saigon Cookbook: Vietnamese Cuisine And Culture In Southern California's Little Saigon

Little Saigon Cookbook

By Ann Le

Published 2011

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In every cuisine, there are always several recipes that cooks need to know: a good tomato sauce, a flour tortilla, a perfect flaky piecrust. Vietnamese cuisine also has its own list of basics—steamed rice, special dipping sauces, and garnishes that are served at practically every meal. These basic recipes are part of almost every recipe in the next chapters.