Food For Four

Bún Thịt Nướng – Vietnamese Grilled Pork with Vermicelli Noodles

I can feel summer is in the air and what better way to celebrate the warmer weather than to have a barbecue and enjoy the outdoors. This weekend I busted out my brand new mini-barbecue for the first time. We didn’t have a barbecue as such but used the barbecue to chargrill these delicious skewers […]

Gỏi Bưởi Gà – Vietnamese Pomelo and Chicken Salad

It may only be the start of Spring but it sure feel like Summer lately. I’m very happy that we barely had a Winter and it looks like we may just skip Spring all together and jump straight to Summer. Bring on the warm weather! Warmer weather means refreshing, vibrant and delicious salads to enjoy, […]

Vietnamese Beef and Watercress Salad

Mum used to make this quick and easy salad of watercress with stir fried beef all the time. It’s a really simple salad and she would only dress the salad with just the fish sauce dipping sauce. But I really like Luke Nguyen’s method of dressing the watercress with a vinaigrette dressing which takes away some […]

Bì Cuốn (Shredded Pork and Pork Skin Rice Paper Rolls)

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 […]

Gỏi Gà – Vietnamese Chicken and Cabbage Salad

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 […]

Nem Nướng – Vietnamese Grilled Pork Skewers

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 […]

Bánh Xèo – Vietnamese Sizzling Crepe

Whenever I see the abundance of Vietnamese herbs growing in my parent’s backyard, I always crave for a refreshing Vietnamese dish served with lots of fresh herbs. I decided to make bánh xèo (sizzling crepe) to make use of the fresh herbs. Bánh xèo is made from rice flour, coconut and turmeric, and is pan-fried […]

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