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February 2019
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Luke Nguyen's Vietnam S1 Ep10

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In the final episode of his journey, Luke continues in Hoi An where vibrant markets are bustling and magnificent produce is available for him to cook with. Spoilt by choice, Luke makes the most of what the town has on offer, and later he journeys out of town on a food discovery tour. (Commissioned by SBS, in English and Vi...
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Luke Nguyen's Vietnam S1 Ep9

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Luke travels to the ancient town of Hoi An. The architecture of this historic town is beautiful and at night it is lit with lanterns. Hoi An used to be one of the main trading ports in Vietnam, thus influencing the food and making it a very special place for Luke. (Commissioned by SBS, in English and Vietnamese, English su...
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Luke Nguyen's Vietnam S1 Ep6

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Chef Luke Nguyen escapes the Vietnam heat and visits the town of Dalat in the central highlands. Dalat was the playground of the French in the 20s and 30s, and the cool climate and chalet style architecture are in stark contrast to the rest of the country. Luke visits the famous indoor markets where he buys all his ingredi...
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Luke Nguyen's Vietnam Ep5

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Tonight, Luke reaches the beautiful beaches of the east coast of Vietnam, stopping in to visit relatives in Phan Thiet. At his family's noodle store at a busy market, Luke and his parents prepare a traditional local dish. Then on the waterfront at Mui Ne, he wanders through the chaos of the early morning fish market, then ...
January 2019
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Luke Nguyen's Vietnam S2009 Ep4 - Luke Nguyen's Vietnam Series 1 Episode 4

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Phu Quoc, an island off the south east coast of Vietnam, is well known for its production of fish sauce, and its many peppercorn plantations. It's an idyllic location and a relaxing change of pace for Luke as he cooks a dish of chicken and fresh peppercorns amongst the peppercorn trees, catches and cooks fresh calamari off...
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Luke Nguyen's Vietnam S1 Ep3

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Luke's journey continues along the mighty Mekong River, the lifeblood for locals who rely on it for transport, trade, and most of all as a source of food. The floating markets are a colourful and fascinating way of life in Can Tho, where farmers sell their produce from ancient boats. Luke visits his relatives who live on a...
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Luke Nguyen's Vietnam Ep2

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Tonight, acclaimed Sydney chef Luke Nguyen spends time cooking with his extended family in Ho Chi Minh City. In a tiny local café he creates a popular char grilled pork dish. In the house that his father grew up in he whips up a favourite salad, as his grandmother looks on. Luke then visits his auntie's corn business and p...
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Luke Nguyen's Vietnam S2009 Ep1

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Acclaimed Sydney chef Luke Nguyen returns to the country of his heritage to take a culinary journey through the southern regions of Vietnam. Along the way he prepares dishes in locations that represent the real Vietnam, in all its chaotic vibrancy. In the first episode, Luke explores the food and culture of Vietnam's large...
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S1 Ep6

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Luke Nguyen ventures to the Shan State where entire villages and kilometres of tomato farms float upon Inle Lake. There he experiences the warm hospitality of the Shan people when he is invited into a family home to learn the secret behind making chickpea tofu noodles. While admiring the skills of Inle Lake's renowned leg-...
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S1 Ep5

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Journeying south to Myanmar, Luke uncovers the little known foods and flavours of the former capital, Yangon. Here he begins his culinary education by learning the art of making the famous Mohinga with one of the city’s lively Mohinga experts. Luke also tries his hand at making rice paper sheets the traditional way at 17th...
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