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Necessity Is The Mother Of All Inventions

You might remember meal #87 which was the western pizza baked from scratch in Vietnam.   The quest for ingredients and more importantly an oven led to my latest piece for Tuoi Tre newspaper.  Here is the link and the text follows below in case the link doesn’t work. http://www.tuoitrenews.vn/cmlink/tuoitrenews/city-diary/necessity-is-the-mother-of-all-inventions-1.65552 Necessity is the Mother of All […]

Baking Pizza in Vietnam – 87 of 365

Kitchen ovens are virtually nonexistent in Saigon and all points south.  Even in northern Vietnam they prove a hit or miss proposition found only in more upscale living quarters.   Indeed, one of these elusive heat boxes occupied a corner of my Hanoi apartment’s tiny kitchen and I will admit 18 months of living there never gave occasion to learn […]