New Orleans native Chef Nini Nguyen, with her one-pot beef stew with carrots, star anise, and lemongrass. Photographed for Silk & Spice.

Portrait of Chef Nini Nguyen for Silk & Spice
A bottle of Silk & Spice with ingredient's for Nini's one-pot beef stew
Details of Nini's beef stew with carrots, lemongrass, star anise, and cilantro
Chef Nini Nguyen eating a beef stew she made for Silk & Spice wines