BÁNH BAO – VIETNAMESE STEAMED BUN

BÁNH BAO – VIETNAMESE STEAMED BUN This is an ode to Bánh bao (Vietnamese steamed bun), a dish that hits me right in the childhood. Fluffy, sweet and savory, it is every kiddo’s comfort food,...

LEMON TEA AND GREEN TEA IN VIETNAM

LEMON TEA AND GREEN TEA IN VIETNAM  Trà (tea) is the holy grail of drinks here in Vietnam. There are two types of trà that us Vietnamese love more than any other beverage: green tea (trà...

VIETNAMESE DRIED BEEF AND GREEN PAPAYA SALAD

VIETNAMESE DRIED BEEF AND GREEN PAPAYA SALAD  Nộm bò khô (Dried beef and green papaya salad) is a classic Vietnamese street food. A jumble of flavors, from the fiery jerky beef to the slightly sweet green...

VIETNAMESE RICE PAPER ROLLS (GỎI CUỐN)

VIETNAMESE RICE PAPER ROLLS (GỎI CUỐN) Packed with light and luscious ingredients, Vietnamese rice paper rolls (gỏi cuốn) make for the most scrumptious, grab-and-go meal that you can ever imagine. Full of fresh herbs and vegetables,...

HOW TO COOK JASMINE RICE (CƠM TRẮNG)

HOW TO COOK JASMINE RICE (CƠM TRẮNG)  Mastering the rice-cooking techniques can be challenging even with us Vietnamese. Here are some of the locals’ two-cents to cook jasmine rice. RICE IN OUR LIVES Vietnam is regularly visualized...

ALMOND WITH CHEESE JELLY AND LYCHEE SWEET SOUP (CHÈ KHÚC BẠCH)

ALMOND PANNA COTTA LYCHEE SWEET SOUP (CHÈ KHÚC BẠCH) Since 2013, Almond Panna Cotta Lychee Sweet Soup (Chè khúc bạch) has been creating a huge “fever” among foodies in Vietnam. When summer takes full swing, it...

VIETNAMESE EGG COFFEE (CÀ PHÊ TRỨNG)

VIETNAMESE EGG COFFEE (CÀ PHÊ TRỨNG) How do you like your coffee? In Vietnam, we like it with egg, butter and cheese. Let’s take a look at our bizarre, yet phenomenal beverage: Cà phê trứng...

SOUTHERN BEEF NOODLES (BÚN BÒ NAM BỘ)

SOUTHERN BEEF NOODLES I still remember the first time trying Bún bò Nam Bộ (Southern beef noodles). It was a summer day when the sun was blazing and the heat was unbearable. The restaurant I...

Crab Soup with Brown Noodles – Bánh đa cua Hải Phòng

Crab Soup with Brown Noodles – Bánh đa cua Hải Phòng   From the literary poems "Returning to Hai Phong to have a bowl of Canh banh da Dearly missing Cat Dai waiting for Cat Cut"   (Nguyen Thuy Kha) This lovely...

BANH CUON – VIETNAMESE STEAMED RICE ROLLS

BANH CUON – VIETNAMESE STEAMED RICE ROLLS Vu Bang, a Vietnamese writer, once wrote: “Once one has tasted Banh cuon, he would remember it for the rest of his life.” Indeed, Banh cuon is a memorable...

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