Vietnamese Cuisine & More

Meat in Fish Sauce Brine

The Lunar New Year is just around the corner and this is the time of the year when Vietnamese families are busy preparing all the good food for Tet. We tend to make kind of food that can be made ahead of time so that we can all enjoy family…

Duck Bamboo Noodle Soup

Today I’ll introduce to you a very tasty dish which is a perfect choice for the winter – the duck bamboo noodle soup. Let’s get started. INGREDIENTS: 1 duck 1.5-2 lbs young bamboo onion, culantro, vietnamese mint ginger, garlic, chili pepper salt, fish sauce, vinegar Step 1: In general, ducks usually…

How to make Vietnamese Yogurt

Hi friends, today we’re gonna make a very simple dessert, the vietnamese yogurt. It has an amazing sweet and tangy delicious taste and a silky smooth texture. Let’s begin.   INGREDIENTS: 1/2 can of condensed milk 1 liter of fresh milk. I’m using 2% fat. Whole or 2% milk will make the…

How to make Banana w/ Sweet Potato Fritter

This is one of my favorite snacks as a child and I still love it until now. It’s very easy to make, you can make them with either banana or sweet potato or both of them as I do in this recipe. Let’s begin. Ingredients: For the batter: 200g all purpose…

How to make Vietnamese Beef Jerky

In Vietnam, beef jerky is one of the most beloved snacks of all ages, especially the young generation, it’s hard to find anyone who doesn’t love it. It may seem difficult to make but it’s really not. Today I’m gonna show you how easy it is. Ingredients: 2.2 lbs lean…

How to make Vietnamese Beef Stew

Winter is stewing season and Vietnamese Beef Stew (Bo Kho) is one of my favorite dishes. It can be served in many different ways and still so delicious. This is also a great idea to prepare a family meal for these joyful holidays. Join me in the kitchen and make…

How to make Vietnamese Eggplant Soup

In this post, I’ll introduce to you a very hearty dish of northern Vietnam – the eggplant soup. You’ll need many ingredients to create this dish but the effort is always worthwhile. This soup can really warm you up from the inside-out in the freezing winter. Let’s get started. Ingredients: 200g pork belly 1-2…

Easy fermented shrimp sauce w/ pork

This dish should be very familiar with vietnamese students who study away from home, because it takes you no time to make but it’s still very desirable to have with steam white rice in a frosty winter. Ingredients: 100g shrimp sauce (can be found at asian grocery store) 300g ground pork (not…

How to make Fish Cakes

Making fish cakes is not as difficult as many people may think. In this post I will share with you a very easy method to make them. Let’s begin! Ingredients: 500g tilapia fillet 300g ground pork 2 tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp tapioca starch (or corn starch)…

How to make Pumpkin Soup

When the fall comes, pumpkin is alway a great choice to make something nutritious and tasty for your family. In the post I’ll show you how to make an easy but very delicious pumpkin soup. Ingredients: pumpkin (peeled und cut in cubes) 100g minced pork 10 medium shrimps (peeled) green onion…