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 […]

Gà Xào Xả Ớt – Vietnamese Lemongrass and Chilli Chicken

I love the amazing flavours of this classic Vietnamese dish. The wonderful aromas of the fried lemongrass, chillies and garlic really awaken the senses. There are many versions of this dish, but I prefer mine as a quick and simple stir fry. Lemongrass Chilli Chicken (Gà Xào Xả Ớt) Recipe 500g chicken thigh fillet, cut […]

Lemongrass and Chilli Prawns

This weekend is the Australia Day long weekend and in true Aussie tradition; there will be lots of barbecue firing up in backyards, parks and beaches to celebrate this national day. We’re going to give the barbie a miss this year and we’ll be out watching all the festivities on Sydney Harbour foreshore. This lemongrass […]

Bún Bò Xào (Vietnamese Stir Fry Beef with Vermicelli Noodles)

This refreshing vermicelli noodles with wok-tossed beef is our family’s favourite during the summer months. Thin juicy slices of beef with beautiful flavours of lemongrass is served on a bed of cold vermicelli noodles, fresh herbs, topped with sprinkles of fried shallot and chopped peanuts, and drenched in fish sauce. This dish is really easy […]

Bò Kho – Vietnamese Beef Stew

Sunday is my cooking day as I prepare the family meals in advance for the next two days. Our household become quite chaotic come every Mondays and Tuesdays as I go to my part time work. It’s a frantic rush to drop the kids at childcare and then try to get to work at a […]

Fried Tofu With Lemongrass

When I comes to asian marinate, I love a marinade with lemongrass. Why not when you have a constantly supply of home grown lemongrass in the freezer. I’m not so lucky this year as my parent’s lemongrass plants was neglected and new plants had to be planted. My supply was depleted and I had to […]

Grilled Pork and Vermicelli Noodles (Bun Thit Nuong)

For updated photos on this recipe. When I invited a couple of friends over for a casual lunch, I never expected an extremely hot day (41°C). My plans for a backyard lunch so that the kids could play and run wild outside was foiled. Ten people in one room and my air conditioner struggled to […]

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