It’s cold and I have been super lazy. Gosh, I hope I’m not too late for this month’s Delicious Vietnam.
It’s winter in Sydney at the moment but it’s never too cold to have refreshing and healthy rice paper rolls. Mum made cơm tấm bì sườn chả (broken rice with pork chops, pork skin and steamed [...]
Xíu mại is Vietnamese meatballs and it sounds very similar to the Chinese dumplings siu mai. I’m sure these meatballs are influenced by the Chinese but the only similarities between these meatballs and the Chinese dumplings are that it’s made of out ground pork and it’s steamed. These meatballs also has European influences as it’s [...]
I’m crazy about anything mung beans, whether they are sweet or savoury. I just love how there so many Vietnamese snack foods which are made with mung beans. One of my favourite are these sweet mung bean glutenous rice balls. The thin glutenous rice layer on the outside is very soft and chewy and is [...]
I love this vibrant and refreshing salad with chicken congee. This deliciously cold and crunchy salad is a perfect contrast to the hot and soft congee. It’s also makes a delicious salad on it’s own.
Gỏi Gà – Chicken and Cabbage Salad Recipe
1/2 kg cooked shredded chicken (or use the chicken meat from making [...]
In our family congee is always eaten whenever a family member is feeling unwell. This simple delicious dish is very easy on the stomach which makes it a great dish to have when nurturing yourself back to health.
A hot bowl of congee is also very comforting dish for a cold winter’s day. I especially love [...]
Cookbook Theme: Leaf
I love pandan in desserts, especially the use of fresh pandan leaves and juices which gives the dish a sweet and fragrant aroma.
This pandan chicken is my first ever pandan savoury dish. The mouth-watering picture of chicken pieces wrapped in fresh pandan leaves is simply irresistible. The recipe I used is a [...]
Nem nướng is one of my favourite Vietnamese dish and it is a dish we always serve at all our family gatherings. Nem nướng are tasty grilled pork skewers made out of finely ground pork and is deliciously seasoned with Vietnamese flavours. The meat has a nice and firm texture. Roasted rice powder (thín) is [...]keep looking »