Charles Phan, chef at San Francisco's The Slanted Door, will release his Vietnamese Home Cooking cookbook in September, but here's a video preview of Phan talking about his project that'll satisfy early appetites. He says his seven-chapter book shouldn't be intimidating: "If you can drive a car, you can cook, I think. Or even if you don't drive a car. It's simple. It's not that hard."
Video: Vietnamese Home Cooking by Charles Phan Book Preview
· And Now The Trailer For Charles Phan's Forthcoming Cookbook [SF Gate]
· Vietnamese Home Cooking by Charles Phan Book Preview [YouTube]
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