Online Class

Vietnamese Classics: Pho, Noodles & Beyond


Discover the flavors and techniques of Vietnam’s most popular dishes and simmer your way to phenomenal pho!

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What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Andrea Nguyen
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Bring the savory, subtly spiced flavors of your favorite Vietnamese dishes to life with guidance from Vietnamese culinary expert Andrea Nguyen. Take a tour of an Asian market and learn how to stock your own Asian pantry. Make a rice paper roll that looks as good as it tastes as you learn how to work with authentic Vietnamese ingredients, and uncover Andrea’s 30 minute shortcut to delicious pho! Then dive into the traditional preparation of beef and chicken pho. You’ll find out how to create pho’s signature clear broth and develop delicious umami flavor using charred ginger, onion, shallots and a combination of spices. Assemble your bowl like a pro with Andrea’s tips, and then create a rich, fragrant pork rice noodle bowl with a homemade marinade. Plus, discover timesaving strategies for preparing ingredients in advance, properly storing leftovers––and even throwing a pho party!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Goi Cuon (Rice Paper Rolls)
Meet your instructor, Andrea Nguyen, and dive right into making beautiful and delicious rice paper rolls with pork and shrimp. Andrea shares essential techniques for prepping ingredients and sauces and for handling rice paper. If you're a vegetarian, try a tofu roll!
2. Shortcut Chicken Pho
3. Building an Asian Pantry
4. Pho Ga (Traditional Chicken Pho), Part 1
5. Pho Ga, Part 2
6. Pho Bo, Part 1 (Traditional Beef Pho)
7. Pho Bo, Part 2
8. Pho Strategies
9. Bun Thit Nuong (Grilled Pork Rice Noodle Bowl)

Taught by

Andrea Nguyen
Andrea Nguyen
Andrea Nguyen is one of America’s leading voices on Asian cuisine. A cooking teacher, consultant, and writer, she wrote the acclaimed Asian Dumplings, Asian Tofu and the James Beard- and IACP-nominated Into the Vietnamese Kitchen.
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