Episode 1:

Air Date: 30 June 2014 6:00 PM

In the first episode of Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam, Luke explores the food and culture of Hue, home to the ruling Emperors of the 17th century in central Vietnam.

Episode 2:

Air Date: 7 July 2014 6:00 PM

In Episode 2 of Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam, Luke travels to rural Vinh to explore the vibrant market lifestyle and prepare regional dishes for the local people.

Episode 3:

Air Date: 14 July 2014 6:00 PM

Luke’s journey continues to the mysterious and serene Ninh Binh, and cooking snails, pork neck and goat in some of the most beautiful scenery Vietnam has to offer.

Episode 4:

Air Date: 21 July 2014 6:00 PM

Luke reaches the bustling city of Hanoi to discover its old charm, strong French influence and a very vibrant street-food scene.

Episode 5:

Air Date: 28 July 2014 6:00 PM

Luke ventures to greater Hanoi and learns how to make rice paper and pork terrine. He roasts a duck roadside and demonstrates a Vietnamese favourite, Pho Bo.

Episode 6:

Air Date: 4 August 2014 6:00 PM

Luke leaves the hustle and bustle of Hanoi behind for the mystical mountains of Sapa to cook in the clouds.

Episode 7:

Air Date: 11 August 2014 6:00 PM

Continuing in Sapa, Luke ventures beyond the main town and visits the local villages where he delves into some rich local traditions.

Episode 8:

Air Date: 18 August 2014 6:00 PM

Heading further north to Bac Ha, Luke visits the busy weekend tourist markets and explores the local surrounds, learning to make his own rice wine.

Episode 9:

Air Date: 25 August 2014 6:00 PM

Aboard a large Vietnamese junk boat, Luke floats through the serene beauties of one of the world’s natural wonders, Halong Bay.

Episode 10:

Air Date: 1 September 2014 6:00 PM

In this last episode of Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam, Luke immerses himself in Mai Chau, eating, drinking and dancing with the local white Thai people.

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Episode 10 :
Monday 01 September 2014, 6:00PM

Mai Chau is the last stop for Luke on his journey through the northern regions of Vietnam. Here, he prepares a young jackfruit salad,...

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