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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 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 Squid Cake

This is one of many signature dishes of my mom’s and today we’re gonna see how she makes it. Ingredients: 500g squid 500g minced pork (best way is to have it not too lean but rather fatty, ) 1 tsp backing powder 1 tsp potato starch onion, dill (chopped) salt,…

Easy 10-Minute Crispy Pork-Egg Cakes

Hi everyone, today I’ll show you a very quick and easy recipe how to make crispy pork-egg cakes with only 3 main ingredients: ground pork, eggs and roasted onion flakes. Ingredients: 200g ground pork 3 eggs 40g roasted onion flake 1 tsp fish sauce 1/2 tsp chicken powder (optional) Firstly,…

How to make Vietnamese Crispy Spring Rolls – Nem

As many other popular vietnamese dishes, Nem is world-wide well-known for its exquisiteness and scrumptiousness. It’s a combination of many tasteful and delicate ingredients. The types of Nem vary across the country throughout Northern to Southern VN, where even its name differs from each other. While in Northern we call…

Vietnamese Chicken Salad

If you want to make an easy but tasty dish for this football summer, this is the right one for you. In case you haven’t known of, “Goi ga xe phay” means “Shredded Chicken Salad”, in which the ingredients are seasoned with fresh herbs and a slightly spicy dressing. This is also…

Caramelized Pork Belly with Eggs

Caramelized Pork Belly is a very popular vietnamese everyday-dish, which consists of marinated pork and boiled eggs braised in coconut juice. This dish is normally served along with original- or sticky rice especially in winter. It is surprisingly easy to make but tastes really great. Ingredients: 700 gram pork belly 5…

Caramelized Black-Pepper Fish (Mackerel or Tuna)

This is a perfect dish for serving with hot-steamed rice on a cold day. In this post, I’ll show you an easy way to make it.  Ingredients: 1 kg Fish (Mackerel or Tuna) 1 Tbsp of each: minced-garlic, -ginger, -lemongrass 1  Tbsp of each: sliced-ginger, -galangal root (thai ginger) sugar, salt, fish sauce, chicken…

How to make Crispy Skin Pork Belly

Since Crispy-Skin-Pork-Belly is my favorite dish and it’s not easy to find any ready-to-serve one around my corner, I decide to give it couple of attempts to make it at home. Fortunately I did succeed and I’m very glad to share with you my secret (by the way, this post is the better version of…