A Big Little Recipe has the smallest-possible ingredient list and big everything else: flavor, creativity, wow factor. That means five ingredients or fewer—not including water, salt, black pepper, and certain fats (like oil and butter), since we’re guessing you have those covered. This week: Author, food photographer, and guest columnist Uyen Luu is sharing a stunningly minimalist dessert from her new cookbook, Vietnamese.
Much of my childhood was spent in anticipation of what my mum would cook. She’s always chasing the taste of her sweet, sour home of Phan Thiet in Vietnam.