Join your friends and neighbors in reading Helen Hunt Jackson's novel, Ramona. Then join us for some very special events celebrating this classic American book.
Cooks With Books: A Southeast Asian Feast
O'Brien's award-winning book is set Vietnam, during the war. But this evening is a reminder that Vietnam is much more than a war. Vietnam is a modern country with ancient cultural roots and deep culinary traditions.
Explore the library's cookbook collection offering delectable ideas for dishes from Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbors, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and China. Make your favorite dish to share, bring the recipe, and join your literary community for a casual Southeast Asian dinner and conversation.
Please pre-register for this event by phone at 970.367.4917 or online.
Curios about what qualifies as Southeast Asian cuisine surrounding Vietnam?
Check out the map from Lonely Planet:
Need an inspiring recipe?
Bud Werner Memorial Library's collection of Southeast Asian cookbooks is in a special reserve display at the front desk -- curated and collected for easy perusal. You can also flip through the carousel of cookbook covers pictured at the top of this page to explore the Southeast Asian cookbooks in our special reserve, plus many more!
ABOUT COOKS WITH BOOKS
Cooks with Books is for people who enjoy researching, creating and sharing food. This book discussion group meets once a month. All participants prepare a dish based on the month’s theme and share it with the group. The November group is open to anyone interested in participating and there is no limit on the number of participants for this special Southeast Asian feast.