Secrets of the Red Lantern overflows with sumptuous, traditional
recipes, perfected and passed down from Pauline Nguyen's parents and
presented night after night to great acclaim at the successful
Vietnamese restaurant Red Lantern.
Much more than a cookbook, it
is the honest, revealing story of the Nguyen family - starting with
their escape from Vietnam during the war and their eventual settlement
At the heart of this book is a love of food - it
helped to ease homesickness, became central to their early success in
Australia and, in the end, reconciled the family and helped create Red
Lavishly illustrated with personal and food photography, Secrets of the Red Lantern now unlocks the Nguyen's secret recipes so that we can understand their creation and share the family's passion.