We love our noodle soup and each week I would boil a huge pot of stock to make our favourite noodle soup to eat for at least two meals. We have a couple of favourite noodle soup dishes that are on our rotation list and bún thang is one them. Bún thang is a dish [...]
I have been religiously saving prawn heads for the last couple months so that I could make Har Mee. Har Mee is a spicy prawn noodle soup served with a mix of hokkien and vermicelli noodles, whole prawns, boiled egg, water spinach and garnished with fried shallot. This is one of my favourite dish to [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Vietnamese salad is healthy, refreshing and has an explosion of flavours. A Vietnamese salad always makes an appearance at every of my family parties.
This delicious lotus stem salad is another version of a Vietnamese salad with prawns and pork I made previously. Using the lotus stem gives this salad an amazing crunch. This refreshing, [...]
Brrrr. Yesterday we woke up to a cold 16°C. The reality of winter approaching suddenly hits. I guess we have been spoilt with a very warm autumn during the past month that I thought we were still in summer. Even with the warm weather, the kids and Husband were sick during the last two weeks. [...]keep looking »