Culinary experiences in Vietnam with TV chef Luke Nguyen

APT has new foodie experiences in Vietnam for this year. Tom Parry joins TV chef Luke Nguyen on a culinary journey.

"Now this is the real Saigon.” Celebrity chef Luke Nguyen laughs at our agape mouths as a moped resembling a questionably built Jenga tower with its cargo stacked higher than Aladdin’s cave squeezes past us.

As we stand single file in a bustling backstreet of Ho Chi Minh City’s Cau Ong Lanh market, it feels as though the flavours, smells and essence of Vietnamese life have been brought to life right before our eyes – and as we later discover, Nguyen’s own culinary creations do so too...

Phuong Nguyen