Hosted by Caprice and Mary, this group meets 4-5 p.m. the first Wednesday of most months on the mezzanine level of Village Books in Fairhaven to discuss a featured cookbook or cooking literature. Special guests such as local farmers, chefs, and authors often attend. Members are welcome to purchase food and beverages from Evolve Chocolate + Cafe.
Wednesday, March 6th, 4:00pm
Vietnamese Food Any Day: Simple Recipes for True, Fresh Flavors by Andrea Nguyen
Drawing on decades of experience, as well as the cooking hacks her mom adopted after fleeing from Vietnam to America, award-winning author Andrea Nguyen shows you how to use easy-to-find ingredients to create true Vietnamese flavors at home—fast. With Nguyen as your guide, there’s no need to take a trip to a specialty grocer for favorites such as banh mi, rice paper rolls, and pho, as well as recipes for Honey-Glazed Pork Riblets, Chile Garlic Chicken Wings, Vibrant Turmeric Coconut Rice, and No-Churn Vietnamese Coffee Ice Cream. Nguyen’s tips and tricks for creating Viet food from ingredients at national supermarkets are indispensable, liberating home cooks and making everyday cooking easier.