Cooking Vietnamese food means working with a very specific set of ingredients to create those common fresh, sweet, tart and spicy flavors we all know and love. In this Splendid Table video, Lynne Rossetto Kasper takes us into the kitchen to learn more about the produce, herbs and spices you'll use to perfect Vietnamese dishes.

Try these Vietnamese recipes from The Splendid Table:



Lynne Rossetto Kasper
Lynne Rossetto Kasper has won numerous awards as host of The Splendid Table, including two James Beard Foundation Awards (1998, 2008) for Best National Radio Show on Food, five Clarion Awards (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014) from Women in Communication, and a Gracie Allen Award in 2000 for Best Syndicated Talk Show.