How to Make Wontons

In order to have wontons to eat without going to the Chinese restaurant, here are what you need to do: buying ingredients, preparing the combination ingredients, wrapping the wontons and cooking them. What kinds wontons you can make?  You can make pork wonton which normally people referred it as wonton, shrimp wontons, chicken wontons, turkey Read more about How to Make Wontons[…]

How to Sprout Mung Beans at Home (many methods, no rinsing and no spraying everyday)

Do you want to make your own bean sprouts? I mean that you grow mung beans to the point you can eat them. If you do, then the following information might help you. Also, at the end of this post, there is a video clip which shows steps by steps how to do. Good luck Read more about How to Sprout Mung Beans at Home (many methods, no rinsing and no spraying everyday)[…]

How to Make “Dưa Cải”, Vietnamese Pickled Mustard Greens

Ingredients: mustard greens (2 large broad-stemmed) shallots (2 roots) water (2 litters) salt (2 tablespoons) granulated sugar (4 tablespoons) How to make Vietnamese pickled mustard greens? Preparing shallots – remove the skins – wash and cut them into halves or third or fourth Preparing mustard greens – clean and wash mustard green leafs through water – Read more about How to Make “Dưa Cải”, Vietnamese Pickled Mustard Greens[…]

How to Make “Bánh Tét”, South Vietnamese New Year Glutinous Rice Cakes

Southern Vietnamese New Year Cake “Bánh Tét” To make a southern Vietnamese new year cake, we need to have sticky rice, Thai banana’s leaves, scallion/leek, coconut milk, salt, sugar, panda leaves (optional). If making a banana filling, we need to have Thai banana; if making a bacon filling, we need to have bacon and mung Read more about How to Make “Bánh Tét”, South Vietnamese New Year Glutinous Rice Cakes[…]

How to Make “Cá Kho Tộ”

How to make braised fish in claypot… Cách làm cá kho tộ Braised Fish in Claypot A Traditional Vietnamese Dish Ingredients: Fish – anabas testudineus/the climbing perch from the rice field – If you don’t have this type of fish, you can substitute to any fish you like likes snakeheads, catfish, basa, salmon,… however, its tasting is far Read more about How to Make “Cá Kho Tộ”[…]

Vietnamese Shrimp Papaya Salad

Shrimp Papaya Salad (GOI DU DU TEP) Ingredients: light red papaya (shred), shrimp (steam/boil) lime or vinegar, sugar, fish sauce, chili pepper Vietnamese coriander (rau răm), peanut (optional) How to make papaya salad (Vietnamese style): Papaya salad dressing (Vietnamese family style): lime juice or vinegar + sugar + fish sauce + warm water (optional) Papaya Read more about Vietnamese Shrimp Papaya Salad[…]

How to Make “Bánh Cuốn”, Vietnamese Rice Cakes

Pan Fried Rice Flour Cake… Bánh Cuốn Tráng Chảo Ingredients: steamed rice rolls flour, water, pork, dried shrimp, onion, wood ear, garlic, fish sauce, sugar, pepper, salt, cooking oil, fried fish paste, chili sauce, cucumber, cilantro, mints, bean sprouts, limes, How? Flour preparing Get a large bowl. Add a bag of steamed rice rolls flour + water by flour’s manufacturer instruction.  Mix well and Read more about How to Make “Bánh Cuốn”, Vietnamese Rice Cakes[…]