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[…]

Stir-Fried Water Spinach

Stir-Fried Water Spinach Ingredients: water spinach cooking oil a clove garlic (mashed it) seasonings (salt and/or fish sauce) How to make a stir-fried water spinach dish Clean, cut and wash them through salt water. Drain all water and wait to dry. Bring a saucepan to hot. Add cooking oil and then add garlic. When garlic Read more about Stir-Fried Water Spinach[…]

Noodle Soup Express [Egg Noodle and Rice Noodle]

Egg Noodle and Rice Noodle Soup Express Published on Jul 11, 2015 Ingredients: pre-made noodle soup broth (pork/…) pre-made meat balls (optional) noodles: egg noodles, rice noodles,… pork meat shrimp bean sprouts scallions, cilantro, hot chili pepper, lime,… seasoning: salt, fish sauce, sugar, pepper,… How to cook: Making the broth and freeze it. When ready Read more about Noodle Soup Express [Egg Noodle and Rice Noodle][…]