Tucson Festival of Books

Andrea Nguyen

Aubrie Pick

Andrea Nguyen is an author, teacher, podcaster and consultant based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Born in Vietnam, she came to the United States at the age of six. She has written seven acclaimed books, including "The Pho Cookbook," which won a James Beard Award. Epicurious named her one of the top 100 greatest home cooks of all time. A former contributing editor at Saveur and columnist at Cooking Light, Nguyen has written articles and recipes for Food & Wine, EatingWell, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times.

Her latest work, "Ever-Green Vietnamese", is packed with over 125 plant-filled recipes and flexitarian options for doable, global flavors and sustainable, wholesome living. It was named a best cookbook of the year by the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle and many others. 

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Awards: James Beard Award

Communities: Asian American

Scheduled events:
Ever-Green Vietnamese
Whether you're trying to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet or are intrigued by Vietnamese cookery, beloved teacher and author Andrea Nguyen is here to give you the ultimate primer on both. She'll offer smart and simple techniques, essential advice, and a thoughtful approach to reimagining classic Vietnamese dishes. Come for the abundance of tender herbs and fresh vegetables and stay as you discover healthy, inspiring dishes.

Culinary Stage (Seats 265)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 9, 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Andrea Nguyen
Moderator: Manish Shah

Ever-Green Vietnamese
Super-Fresh Recipes, Starring Plants from Land and Sea [A Plant-Based Cookbook]
Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
April 2023
ISBN 9781984859853
304 pages

Vietnamese Food Any Day
Simple Recipes for True, Fresh Flavors [A Cookbook]
Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed
February 2019
ISBN 9780399580352
240 pages