Celebrated chef, Luke Nguyen, in the third installment of his popular series takes us on a culinary journey where he uncovers the unique flavors and people across of the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia.
Luke Nguyen, acclaimed owner and chef of the Sydney restaurant ‘The Red Lantern’, returns to the country of his heritage and prepares dishes in locations that represent the real Vietnam, in all its chaotic vibrancy. On our journey we meet many of Luke’s relatives, who share with him the secrets of Vietnamese cuisine, and help him discover the tiny cottage industries that have been creating vital ingredients for many centuries. With his expert culinary knowledge and simple cooking skills, Luke prepares recipes for the home cook and anyone who wants to try this magnificent cuisine in an easy to follow style that he displays with confidence and passion.
This is a double CD collection of studio recordings from 1962 to Luke’s untimely death in 1984, covering the original releases of the songs that became synonymous with Luke. In addition the collection will include the rare recording of Ray Davies song ‘Thank You For The Days’.