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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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 with [...]
Since I moved away from home and started my own family, I have come to appreciate my mum’s cooking. I love her soup noodles that she had boiled for hours and that I would slurp up the very last drop, or the comforting and delicious taste of plain rice served with thịt kho. But [...]
We love our noodles – fried noodles, soup noodles, cold noodles and of course the instant noodles. Noodles are also the kiddies favourite food. Even my 1.5 year old is slurping up long strands of noodles. It amazes me to see her chomp on big chunks of food when she only has two teeth.
Makes 1 1/4 cup
1 cup warm water
1/4 cup fish sauce
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon white vinegar
1/2 lemon juice
2 red chillies, finely chopped
In small bowl, add garlic, chillies and vinegar. Set aside.
In another bowl, add water, sugar, fish sauce. Mix until all the sugar are dissolved.
Combine the garlic and chillies mixture [...]