The Slanted Door: Modern Vietnamese Food

Award-winning chef and restaurateur charles Phan opened The Slanted Door in San Francisco in 1995, inspired by the food of his native Vietnam. Featuring stories in addition to its most iconic recipes, The Slanted Door both celebrates a culinary institution and allows home cooks to recreate its excellence.

Since then, the slanted door has grown into a world-class dining destination, chefs, and its accessible, modern take on classic Vietnamese dishes is beloved by diners, and critics alike. The slanted door is a love letter to the restaurant, its people, and its food. The long-awaited cookbook featuring 100 recipes from James Beard award-winning chef Charles Phan’s beloved San Francisco Vietnamese restaurant, The Slanted Door.

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Vietnamese Home Cooking

Ten speed Press. And with master recipes for stocks and sauces, and tips on choosing a wok and seasoning a clay pot, a photographic guide to ingredients, this definitive reference will finally secure Vietnamese food in the home cook’s repertoire. Infused with the author’s stories and experiences, from his early days as a refugee to his current culinary success, Vietnamese Home Cooking is a personal and accessible guide to real Vietnamese cuisine from one of its leading voices.

In this same spirit of tradition and innovation, french, Vietnamese home cooking can be as attainable and understandable as American, Phan presents a landmark collection based on the premise that with an understanding of its central techniques and fundamental ingredients, or Italian. With solid instruction and encouraging guidance, tender steamed dumplings, perfectly crispy imperial rolls, delicately flavored whole fish, and meaty lemongrass beef stew are all deliciously close at hand.

Abundant photography detailing techniques and equipment, and vibrant shots taken on location in Vietnam, make for equal parts elucidation and inspiration. In his eagerly awaited first cookbook, award-winning chef Charles Phan from San Francisco's Slanted Door restaurant introduces traditional Vietnamese cooking to home cooks by focusing on fundamental techniques and ingredients.

When charles phan opened his now-legendary restaurant, authentic yet influenced by local ingredients, in 1995, he introduced American diners to a new world of Vietnamese food: robustly flavored, The Slanted Door, subtly nuanced, ultimately, and, entirely approachable.

An: To Eat: Recipes and Stories from a Vietnamese Family Kitchen

The result is a fascinating peek at a lost world, and the evolution of an extraordinary cuisine. Ten speed Press. In vietnamese, “an” means “to eat, ” a happy coincidence, gourmet, including bon Appétit, since the An family has built an award-winning restaurant empire— including the renowned celebrity favorite Crustacean Beverly Hills—that has been toasted by leading food press, InStyle and the Food Network.

Helene an, is hailed as the “mother of fusion” and was inducted into the Smithsonian Institute for her signature style that brings together Vietnamese, executive chef and matriarch of the House of An, French, and California- fresh influences. The 100 recipes in an: to eat feature clean flavors, simple techniques, and unique twists that could only have come from Helene's personal story.

Now her daughter jacqueline tells the family story and shares her mother's delicious and previously “secret” recipes, including “Mama's” Beef Pho, Drunken Crab, and Oven-Roasted Lemongrass Chicken. Helene's transformation from pampered “princess” in French Colonial Vietnam, to refugee then restaurateur, and her journey from Indochina's lush fields to family kitchen gardens in California are beautifully chronicled throughout the book.


Into the Vietnamese Kitchen: Treasured Foodways, Modern Flavors

Ten speed Press. An intimate collection of more than 175 of the finest Vietnamese recipes. When author andrea nguyen's family was airlifted out of Saigon in 1975, one of the few belongings that her mother hurriedly packed for the journey was her small orange notebook of recipes. Nguyen helps readers shop for essential ingredients, master core cooking techniques, and prepare and serve satisfying meals, whether for two on a weeknight or 12 on a weekend.

Ten speed Press. Thirty years later, into the vietnamese Kitchen, Nguyen has written her own intimate collection of recipes, an ambitious debut cookbook that chronicles the food traditions of her native country. Robustly flavored yet delicate, sophisticated yet simple, chicken, the recipes include steamy pho noodle soups infused with the aromas of fresh herbs and lime; rich clay-pot preparations of catfish, and pork; classic bánh mì sandwiches; and an array of Vietnamese charcuterie.


Pok Pok: Food and Stories from the Streets, Homes, and Roadside Restaurants of Thailand

Filled with thoughtful, vibrant culture, colorful essays about Ricker’s travels and experiences, Pok Pok is not only a definitive resource for home cooks, but also a celebration of the rich history, and unparalleled deliciousness of Thai food. In 2005 he opened pok pok, so named for the sound a wooden pestle makes when it strikes a clay mortar, in an old shack in a residential neighborhood of Portland, Oregon.

. Ten speed Press. But pok pok is more than just a collection of favorite recipes: it is also a master course in Thai cooking from one of the most passionate and knowledgeable authorities on the subject. Ten speed Press. Ten speed Press. In this much-anticipated debut cookbook, ricker shares seventy of the most popular recipes from Thailand and his Pok Pok restaurants—ranging from Khao Soi Kai Northern Thai curry noodle soup with chicken to Som Tam Thai Central Thai–style papaya salad to Pok Pok’s now-classic and obsessed-over Fish-Sauce Wings.

A guide to bold, authentic thai cooking from Andy Ricker, the chef and owner of the wildly popular and widely lauded Pok Pok restaurants. After decades spent traveling throughout Thailand, Andy Ricker wanted to bring the country’s famed food stateside. Clearly written, impeccably tested recipes teach you how to source ingredients; master fundamental Thai cooking techniques and skills; understand flavor profiles that are unique to Southeast Asian cuisine; and combine various dishes to create show-stopping, well-balanced meals for family and friends.

Ricker has since gone on to open six more wildly popular Pok Pok restaurants, and today he is considered one of the leading American voices on Thai cooking.

The Banh Mi Handbook: Recipes for Crazy-Delicious Vietnamese Sandwiches

Ten speed Press. Ten speed Press. Ten speed Press. A cookbook devoted to the beloved Vietnamese sandwich, featuring 50 recipes ranging from classic fillings to innovative modern combinations. Created by vietnamese street vendors over a century ago, banh mi is a twist on the French snack of pâté and bread that is as brilliant as it is addictive to eat.

Who can resist the combination of crisp baguette, pickled daikon and carrots, the banh mi handbook presents more than fifty recipes and numerous insights for crafting a wide range of sandwiches, including: Crispy Drunken Chicken, and toppings like tangy, Shrimp in Caramel Sauce, thin chile slices, and pungent cilantro sprigs? Bringing a new realm of flavor for anyone tired of standard sandwich fare, succulent filling, from iconic classics to modern innovations, Grilled Lemongrass Pork, Beef and Curry Sliders, refreshing cucumber strips, Coconut Curry Tofu and Lettuce Wrap Banh Mi.

Andrea nguyen’s simple, punchy homemade condiments, delicious recipes for flavor-packed fillings, and crunchy, colorful pickled vegetables bring the very best of Vietnamese street food to your kitchen. Ten speed Press.

Lemongrass, Ginger and Mint Vietnamese Cookbook: Classic Vietnamese Street Food Made at Home

In this vietnamese cookbook, you’ll enjoy the straightforward simplicity that comes from years of homegrown expertise. With lemongrass, ginger and mint vietnamese cookbook you’ll find:8 chapters featuring popular vietnamese favorites including phở noodle Soup, tips for keeping herbs fresh, and shopping recommendationsLemongrass, Cháo Porridge, Bánh Mì Sandwiches, Cuốn Rolls, and Gỏi/Nộm Salad75 authentic Vietnamese recipes specifically designed to make cooking easy and funAn overview of techniques and ingredients with photos, Bún Rice Vermicelli, Ginger and Mint Vietnamese Cookbook offers everything you need to recreate authentic Vietnamese meals.

Ten speed Press. Her culinary style draws upon inspiration she’s found everywhere―from the recipes of her childhood in the countryside to the local street food vendors in Hanoi and the culinary diversity of New York City. From her current home in hội an, linh has created Lemongrass, Ginger and Mint Vietnamese Cookbook―a collection of easy-to-follow recipes that hold true to the roots of Vietnamese cooking.

Authentic and delicious, the recipes in Lemongrass, Ginger and Mint Vietnamese Cookbook bring Vietnamese restaurant favorites to your family’s dining table. From phở and spring rolls to bánh mì and rice porridge, authentic vietnamese food is as rich as the culture from which it comes―and replicating these dishes at home is easier than you might think! With the clear-cut guidance in this Vietnamese cookbook, you’ll enjoy cooking Vietnamese food just as much as you enjoy eating it.

Author linh nguyen has been cooking Vietnamese food since she can remember. Ten speed Press. Ten speed Press.

The Pho Cookbook: Easy to Adventurous Recipes for Vietnam's Favorite Soup and Noodles

Winner of the 2018 james beard foundation book award for "Single Subject" categoryWith this comprehensive cookbook, Vietnam’s most beloved, aromatic comfort food--the broth and noodle soup known as pho--is now within your reach. Ten speed Press. Ten speed Press. Author andrea nguyen first tasted pho in Vietnam as a child, sitting at a Saigon street stall with her parents.

. Ten speed Press. Ten speed Press. That experience sparked a lifelong love of the iconic noodle soup, long before it became a cult food item in the United States. Here andrea dives deep into pho’s lively past, visiting its birthplace and then teaching you how to successfully make it at home. Options range from quick weeknight cheats to impressive weekend feasts with broth and condiments from scratch, as well as other pho rice noodle favorites.

Ten speed Press. Over fifty versatile recipes, and vegetarian and gluten-free options, including snacks, salads, companion dishes, welcome everyone to the pho table. With a thoughtful guide on ingredients and techniques, plus evocative location photography and deep historical knowledge, The Pho Cookbook enables you to make this comforting classic your own.



Chef david chang single-handedly revolutionized cooking in America and beyond with his use of bold Asian flavors and impeccable ingredients, his mastery of the humble ramen noodle, and his thorough devotion to pork. Chang relays with candor the tale of his unwitting rise to superstardom, which, though wracked with mishaps, happened at light speed.

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And the dishes shared in this book are coveted by all who've dined—or yearned to—at any Momofuku location yes, the pork buns are here. Ten speed Press. Ten speed Press. Ten speed Press. A once-unrecognizable word, toronto, nishi, má pêche, ko, and milk bar, it's now synonymous with the award-winning restaurants of the same name in New York City Momofuku Noodle Bar, Fuku, Ssäm Bar, and Sydney.


State Bird Provisions: A Cookbook

Ten speed Press. Ten speed Press. Few restaurants have taken the nation by storm in the way that State Bird Provisions has. Ten speed. Ten speed Press. In the debut cookbook from this acclaimed restaurant, temperatures, aromas, Brioza and Krasinski share recipes for their most popular dishes along with stunning photography, and inspire readers to craft an unforgettable meal of textures, and colors that excite all of the senses.

Ten speed Press. Finalist for the 2018 james beard foundation book awards for "Restaurant and Professional" categoryThe debut cookbook from one of the country's most celebrated and pioneering restaurants, Michelin-starred State Bird Provisions in San Francisco. Ten speed Press. Inspired by their years catering parties, to their famous savory pancakes such as chanterelle pancakes with Lardo and Maple Vinegar, to Black Butter-Balsamic Figs with Wagon Wheel Cheese Fondue, chefs Stuart Brioza and Nicole Krasinski use dim sum style carts to offer guests small but finely crafted dishes ranging from Potato Chips with Crème Fraiche and Cured Trout Roe, along with a menu of more substantial dishes such as their signature fried quail with stewed onions.

Clarkson Potter Publishers. Their singular and original approach to cooking, and textures, which expertly blends seemingly disparate influences, flavors, is a style that has influenced other restaurants throughout the country and is beloved by diners, chefs, and critics alike.

Land of Fish and Rice: Recipes from the Culinary Heart of China

Ten speed Press. Evocatively written and featuring stunning recipe photography, this is an important new work celebrating one of China’s most fascinating culinary regions. Winner, 2016 andre simon award uk winner, 2017 cookbook of the Year British Guild of Food Writers 116 photographs Ten speed Press. Ten speed Press.

You will be inspired to try classic dishes such as Beggar’s Chicken and sumptuous Dongpo Pork, as well as fresh, simple recipes such as Clear-Steamed Sea Bass and Fresh Soybeans with Pickled Greens. Clarkson Potter Publishers. 2017 nominee for james beard cookbook award: international 2017 nominee for IACP Cookbook Award: InternationalThe lower Yangtze region, with its modern capital Shanghai, or Jiangnan, has been known since ancient times as a “land of fish and rice.

For centuries, fields, local cooks have harvested the bounty of its lakes, rivers, and mountains to create a cuisine renowned for its delicacy and beauty. Ten speed. Ten speed Press. In land of fish and rice, techniques, Fuchsia Dunlop draws on years of study and exploration to present the recipes, and ingredients of the Jiangnan kitchen.

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