Luke Nguyen's ...

December 2018

S2 Ep6

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Luke travels to Cambodia's capital city, Phnom Penh, where he finds some unusual treats to eat, including a local delicacy, deep-fried tarantulas. In Phnom Penh's bustling marketplace, Luke cooks a street food classic with the help of one of Cambodia's most respected chefs. He then heads to the outskirts of the city, where...

S2 Ep5

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Luke crosses the Mekong River into Cambodia and the ancient city of Siem Reap. There he explores the revered temples of Angkor Wat and meets local chefs to learn traditional Khmer dishes that were all but forgotten during Pol Pot's reign. Luke then hits the local market to buy ingredients for the famous Siem Reap sausage, ...
November 2018

S2 Ep4

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Luke heads to Laos' southern tip to the 4000 Islands, where fishing takes on a whole new meaning. On the Island of Don Khon, Luke learns the art of making the acquired fermented fish staple dish, padhek. He cooks for some hungry fishermen at the Pa Soi rapids, and harvests red ants for a traditional red ant salad dish. Luk...

Luke Nguyen's Memories Of The Mekong S1 Ep1

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This two-part series features celebrated chef Luke Nguyen as he recalls the most memorable moments and the best culinary discoveries from his journey through the Greater Mekong. Luke hosts the specials from the Western Sydney suburb of Cabramatta. In part 1, Luke revisits the people he met and the culinary delights he exp...

S2 Ep3

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In this episode, Luke stays in Luang Prabang to join the biggest New Year's celebrations in the country. To get in the festive spirit, he helps out at a local street stall selling coconut cakes. Luke then heads to Quang Si waterfalls, where he makes a refreshing Luang Prabang salad. Traveling further into the countryside, ...

S2 Ep2

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Chef Luke Nguyen continues his culinary journey across the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia. Luke heads north to Laos' 'food capital', Luang Prabang, where he explores the city's fresh produce markets and unique cottage industries, trying his hand at making buffalo patties in the rain. At the Nam Khan River, a tribu...
October 2018

S2 Ep1

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Celebrated chef Luke Nguyen continues his culinary journey across the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia. Luke's trip begins in Vientiane, the laid-back capital of Laos. Exploring the morning market, he finds everything from the unusual to the bizarre. Here Luke cooks a traditional steamed fish in front of local trade...
August 2018

Luke Nguyen's Memories Of The Mekong S1 Ep2

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In part two of Memories of the Mekong, Luke ventures deeper into the region exploring the culinary wonders and ancient cultures of Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. He reminisces about his food safari through Laos during 'Pi Mai', otherwise known as Laos New Year. Crossing the border into Cambodia, and in an emotional finale, Lu...
July 2018

S2 Ep10

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In the final episode, Luke meets up with his parents on a houseboat in Cai Be, where they cook and talk about what it was like to travel to Australia as refugees. Luke then visits some local cottage industries to learn the art of making 'pop rice' and refined Mekong salt. Travelling to his final destination, Ben Tre, he ex...

S2 Ep9

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Luke visits the floating villages of Chau Doc and Cai Be to cook some intriguing local dishes. He starts his journey on the Hue River where he cooks a caramelised basa fish dish atop a floating fish farm. Luke then heads onto land to see, first hand, how the famous Chau Doc roast pork is done. After checking out the dragon...