Vietnamese Cuisine & More

How to make Kimchi

Lately I’m so into Korean cuisine and today I’ll show a typical way to make kimchi that I’ve learned. Ingredients: 3 to 4 heads of medium napa cabbage salt For the porridge: 2 tbsp glutinous rice flour 2 tbsp sugar 2 cups water For the kimchi paste: 1/2 lb daikon…

Stir-fried Water Spinach

Water spinach is one of the most popular veggie in Vietnam. When the summer comes, you can find it in every local market. My family has it for our meal almost every other day. Just like other dark green leafy veggies, it is a powerhouse of nutrients that benefit your body…

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,…

How to make Mung Bean coated Sticky Rice

Today I’m gonna show you how to make the vietnamese traditional Mung Bean Coated Sticky Rice, aka Xôi Vò in vietnamese. In contrast to many popular dishes of sticky rice, Xoi Vo doesn’t have the characteristic of stickiness but the kernels are rather crumbly and fully coated with granular mung bean….

Fried Tofu with Fermented Shrimp Paste Sauce and Rice Vermicelli

This is one of many vietnamese popular street food specialties that can be find mostly in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. In this dish, the ingredients themselves are very simple, but when come together, they create a really great exotic combination. The shrimp paste has a very strong smell and flavour, so it’s…

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 Pumpkin Dessert Soup

Nothing you will see more often at grocery stores than pumpkins around this time of the year, the Halloween season. I wondered myself what I can do with those because I was not quite familiar with this fruit. Then I’ve tried many recipes and been sticking to one of them for a long…

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 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 Pickled Vegetables

In case you haven’t heard about it, vietnamese pickled vegetable is very popular for its lightness and sweet-sour flavor, which go perfectly with meat or fish dishes, especially during Tet – the Vietnamese New Year holidays. In this post, I’ll introduce to you 2 typical vietnamese ways to pickle vegetables. The…