In the second instalment of the series acclaimed chef, Luke Nguyen, ventures deeper into the Greater Mekong region to discover the food cultures of Laos, Cambodia and VietnamGÇÖs Mekong Delta. Luke begins his culinary journey in LaosGÇÖ capital city, Vientiane, with its bounty of hidden foodie gems. He then journeys north to LaosGÇÖ GÇÿfood capitalGÇÖ, Luang Prabang, before travelling south to the fishing mecca, the 4000 Islands. Luke crosses the Mekong River into Cambodia, beginning in the ancient city of Siem Reap, where locals teach him how to cook traditional Khmer dishes. He then travels south to the bustling capital, Phnom Penh, where he gets a new take on street food. Heading further south, Luke explores the seaside towns of Kep and Kampot, famous for their crab and pepper. Finally, Luke returns to the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. He seeks out the foodie wonders of border town, Chau Doc. He cooks with his parents on a houseboat in Cai Be, and explores the coconut islands of Ben Tre. Episode 1 - Vientiane, Laos Luke begins his culinary journey in Vientiane, the very laid back capital city of Laos. Episode 2 - Luang Prabang, Laos Luke heads north to Laos GÇÿfood capitalGÇÖ, Luang Prabang. Episode 3 - Luang Prabang, Laos Luke stays in Luang Prabang to join the biggest New YearGÇÖs celebrations in the country. Episode 4 - 4000 Islands, Laos Luke heads to LaosGÇÖ southern tip to the 4000 Islands, where fishing takes on a whole new meaning. Episode 5 - Siem Reap, Cambodia Luke crosses the Mekong River into Cambodia and the ancient city of Siem Reap. Episode 6 - Phnom Penh, Cambodia Luke travels to CambodiaGÇÖs bustling capital city, Phnom Penh, where he finds some unusual treats to eat. Episode 7 - Kep & Kampot, Cambodia Luke travels to the seaside towns of Kep and Kampot to experience their delectable seafood and world-famous pepper. Episode 8 - Kep & Chau Doc, Cambodia Luke enjoys a weekend of food and sun in the seaside town of Kep before heading across the border to Chau Doc in Vietnam.
Luke Nguyen's Greater Mekong 2
The culinary journey continues