Category: Main course

How to make Chicken Rice (“Instant” Recipe)

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‘Adversity is the mother of wisdom’ – the saying is especially true for the lifestyle of students – who struggle daily on a budget, and especially abroad students who study in a culture different from their homeland. This ‘instant’ chicken rice recipe was ‘invented’ in those days when my head was drowning in exams and […]

Vietnamese Beef Stew recipe with Noodles or Bread (Bò kho)

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In Vietnam, due to the geographical differences in cooking styles and spices, one dish can have many different regional interpretations. Beef stew is one of those dishes: Northern beef stew usually only has ginger and lemongrass, whereas the Southern version has five spices as well. The Northern stew contains much less juice compared to the […]

How to make Spaghetti al Frutti di Mare (Seafood Spaghetti Recipe)

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To the Vietnamese people, Bolognese pasta, Carbonara pasta and Spaghetti al Frutti di Mare (or Seafood spaghetti) are probably the three most common types of pasta, which are offered in Italian restaurants. Compared to the other two, I personally prefer Frutti di Mare much more since it does not take as much time to cook as Bolognese sauce […]

Korean Spicy Chicken Wing recipe

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Who doesn’t love chicken wings? How about pulling a scrumptious lip-smacking delicious piece of meat out of its bone and let the flavour explode in your mouth, while enjoying a glass of refreshing cold drinks (alright, beer I mean, mmhmm), sounds absolutely tasty, doesn’t it? Chicken wings are surely crowd-pleasers and definitely my go-to dish […]