Tag: Vietnamese cuisine

How to make Bún chả (recipe of Vietnamese grilled pork with rice vermicelli noodles)

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I feel like upon speaking about Vietnamese food and rice noodles, everyone would mention ‘phở’. But the world of Vietnamese culinary culture offers us so much more ways of devouring many types of different noodles (do check out our glossary to read further on different types of noodles available in Vietnam). If ‘phở’ is known […]

3 ways to make homemade Salted Eggs (recipe)

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Salted eggs are traditionally cured duck eggs that are usually used in fillings of traditional mooncakes, steamed buns, steamed egg custard and many more. Salted eggs can be easily found in many Asian supermarkets that are sold in different packaging styles. In the freezer section, you will even see salted egg yolks (salted egg whites removed) […]

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 Bubble Tea – recipe with ‘Soft Cheese Jelly’

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FOREWARNING: This post is really going to indulge the inner child inside you. ‘Soft cheese jelly’? No – you’re not reading it wrong. You are probably having the same reaction I had last summer, when I came back to Hanoi over the school holiday and was introduced by my friends to this new ‘sensational’ delicacy: […]