Food For Four

Gỏi Xoài Xanh Tôm – Vietnamese Green Mango Salad with Prawns

Last week I visited the markets at Cabramatta and I was so delighted to see that it’s green mango season. I love love love green mangoes and the sight of these green mangoes makes my mouth water. Growing up we always used to eat these crunchy and very sour green mangoes dipped in sweet fish […]

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 […]

Har Mee – Prawn Noodle Soup

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 […]

Fried wontons

Fried wontons Ingredients Wonton filling 250 grams minced pork 12 prawns (peeled, deveined and finely chopped) 8 water chestnuts, cut into small pieces Marinade 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon sugar 3 spring onion (white part only), finely sliced 2.5 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon ginger, finely grated 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 1 glove garlic, […]

Green Papaya Salad with Prawns – Gỏi Đu Đủ Tôm

Today is officially the first day of Spring. I feel the tinge of Spring in the air with slightly warmer weather, longer days and gorgeous blossoms in full bloom. I absolutely love the blossoms and the sight of them is so uplifting for my soul. I am celebrating the start of Spring with a refreshing […]

Chạo Tôm (Vietnamese Grilled Prawn on Sugar Cane)

I was very surprised to see fresh sugar cane selling at my local fruit shop recently. The first thing that came to mind when I saw the fresh sugar cane was making chạo tôm. Chạo tôm is seasoned prawn paste wrapped around sugar cane stick, then steamed to set it’s shape and finished off with […]

Gỏi Bưởi Tôm- Pomelo Salad with Prawns

After months of waiting, the pomelos from my parent’s trees are ready to be picked. This year we seem to have more pomelos than previous years (70+ pomelos). There are way too many pomelos for one to eat and like most years my parents will be giving most of it away to family and friends. […]

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