This salad epitomizes the Vietnamese love of contrasting flavors and textures.

Over the many years that I've cooked with shiso I've discovered it's the perfect counterpoint to fresh crabmeat.


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"I am just infinitely inspired by Basque cooking, Basque ingredients and the Basque landscape," says chef Alex Raij, who wrote The Basque Book with her husband, chef Eder Montero.