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Andrea Nguyen

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A bank examiner gone astray, Andrea Nguyen is living out her dream of writing impactful books and teaching others how to cook well. Born in Vietnam, she came to the United States at the age of six. Her acclaimed books include "Into the Vietnamese Kitchen," "The Banh Mi Handbook," "Asian Dumplings," "Asian Tofu" and "The Pho Cookbook," which won a prestigious 2018 James Beard Foundation Award. Andrea has contributed to many publications, including the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Lucky Peach, Saveur and Cooking Light.

She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in finance and communication management from the University of Southern California, and studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Andrea’s new book, "Vietnamese Food Any Day," shows you how to use easy-to-find ingredients to create true, delicious, and fresh Viet flavors at home -- fast.

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Vietnamese Food Any Day
Award-winning author of six Vietnamese and Asian-inspired cookbooks, Andrea Nguyen is a pro at making her native cuisine approachable for American home cooks. No need for special shopping trips or exotic ingredients - Andrea will teach you how to create deliciously doable Vietnamese recipes using items found at your local grocery store. Join in the fun and expand your cooking repertoire!

Culinary Stage (Seats 266)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Andrea Nguyen
Moderator: Matt Russell

Vietnamese Food Any Day: Simple Recipes for True, Fresh Flavors
Ten Speed Press
February 2019
ISBN 9780399580352
240 pages
$24.99, INSTORE
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Delicious, fresh Vietnamese food is at your fingertips any night of the week thanks to the 80 accessible, easy recipes in Vietnamese Food Any Day. More/less

The Pho Cookbook: Easy to Adventurous Recipes for Vietnam's Favorite Soup and Noodles
Ten Speed Press
February 2017
ISBN 9781607749585
160 pages
$22.00, INSTORE
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Winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Award for "Single Subject" category With this comprehensive cookbook, Vietnam's most beloved, aromatic comfort food--the broth and noodle soup known as pho--is now within your reach. More/less

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

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Marshall Foundation

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