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Pig Ears in Vinegar Brine

This dish may sound strange to you but it’s actually really tasty, which any Vietnamese man would love because it goes perfectly with beer or just any other occasion as an appetizer. Like many other pickling dishes, it’s very easy to make. Let’s begin. INGREDIENTS: 6 pig ears vinegar, salt, cooking…

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…

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 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 Chicken Corn Soup

This Chicken-Corn-Soup is very easy to make, yet delicate enough to be on the menu of many special occasions in Vietnam. It’s usually served hot as a light appetizer. Ingredients 1 soup chicken (about 1.2kg) 20g shiitake mushroom 400g corn 4-6 tbsp tapioca/corn starch (for 2 liters soup) 2 eggs 1 onion peeled some…

How to make Vietnamese Pâté

As known as the main component of vietnamese sandwiches and baguettes, vietnamese Pâté differentiates itself from others with a fullest flavor and a nutty texture. It’s very easy to make and in this post I’ll show you how. Ingredients: 300g pork liver 150g minced pork 100g speck (60g thinly sliced, 40g cut…

How to make Vietnamese steamed Pork Buns

Steamed pork buns, the so-called Bánh Bao in Vietnamese often contains ground pork, onions, mushrooms, Chinese sausage, vegetables and a portion of a hard boiled egg. It does take some time to make but the result is very rewarding. Let’s get started with me 🙂 Ingredients (to make 10 buns) For…

How to make Oyster Congee

Since it’s getting colder over here and I have a lot of oyster leftovers from the Netherlands couple weeks ago, I decided to make oysters congee. Congee is a type of rice-porridge which is popular in many Asian countries. Congee can be made with many different bases such as ground…

Quick and easy Waffles Recipe

If you wanna cook something sweet just by spending as little time as possible, this recipe is the right one for you. In this post I’ll show you how to make waffles with a very quick and easy way, the ingredients are so simple that should be found right there…