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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…

How to make Sweet Potato Shrimp Cakes

Hi everyone, in this post I’ll introduce to you one specialty of Hanoi – the sweet potato shrimp cake. The Hanoian call it “Banh Tom Ho Tay”, in which “Ho Tay” stands for the location around Hanoi’s largest lake, where this specialty usually found. Let’s get started! Ingredients: 200g all purpose…

How to make Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup PHO

PHO is considered as the most popular dish of Vietnamese cuisine and also worldwide well-known for its original scrumptiousness. It does take a lot of time to make a great Pho, but the result is always worth the effort. Let’s cook this amazing dish with me! Ingredients: 2 lbs beef bones 1.5 lbs…

How to make vietnamese Peanut Sticky Rice

Xoi Lac – the peanut sticky rice is a very humble and familiar vietnamese breakfast dish that I used to have as a little girl. It’s super easy to make and in this post I’ll show you how. Ingredients: 400g sweet rice 150g raw peanut 3-4 tbsp coconut water (optional)…

Vietnamese Crab Noodle Soup

Vietnamese Crab Noodle Soup is one of many popular breakfast options in Vietnam. It’s very tasty yet super easy to make. Ingredients: 300g minced pork 1 can minced crab in spices 2 eggs 3-4 tomatoes 1 large onion shallot, green onions, cilantro, roasted onion flakes salt, fish sauce, tamarind sauce (or vinegar)…

How to make Bibimbap

Bibimbap is probably one of the most popular and beloved Korean dishes. The word “Bibimbap” means mixed rice with meat and assorted vegetables. Actually, you can choose your own ingredients for this dish, just make sure that it has a variety of vegetables. In this post I will show you a…

How to make Vietnamese Pickled Mustard Greens

Hi everyone, in this post I will show you how to make pickled mustard greens. This is a typical vietnamese condiment, which can be served alongside many savory dishes. Ingredients: 2 lbs mustard greens 4-5 green onions 3 liters water 6 tsp salt 3 tsp sugar (Brine ratio: 1 liter water…