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The world of food is filled with many examples that show how cultures can combine to created new dishes, and indeed whole new cuisines. A trip to Vietnam proved to confirm that while this splendid country has retained a passion for its own traditional cuisine, the influence of French imperialists has also had a profound impact. One example is the increasingly popular noodle soup, Pho. In this episode, we look at how this soup came to be and how it went from being a local specialty in the north of the country to being one of the most popular soups in the world.


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Pho - EAT MY GLOBE by Simon Majumdar

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