Archive | 2014

Do chua – Vietnamese pickled Daikon (radish) and carrots

Hi everyone, Today I’d like to introduce you one of the fastest ways to make pickles. In Vietnam, we have so many kinds of pickles from a variety of different ingredients. The way we make pickles is much simpler with just a few ingredients, but still yummy. Here comes the quickest daikon (radish) pickles dish […]

Pho Bo – Vietnamese Beef Noodles

Hi everyone, I’m so excited to introduce one of our most well-known dishes – Pho (Phở) or Vietnamese noodles. Most of my foreign friends know about Vietnamese cuisine as Pho and they love it. It’s not easy to cook a delicious bowl of Pho but it’s not that hard, I guess. So I thought you […]

My ultimate Flan (caramel custard)

I’ve made flan or caramel custard for thousand times and this is one of my hubby’s favorite dishes. So you can tell why I love making flan, huh? Lol … People usually mention flan as a French dessert, but in this entry I’d like to introduce the way Vietnamese people make flan. It’s simple but […]

Vietnamese shredded chicken salad (Goi Ga Xe Phay)

In Vietnam, we have a very special kind of chicken, which is raised naturally and so the meat is tender, but not tough, especially for the chicken breast. Those Vietnamese chicken (called Gà di), are small with the weight of only about more than 1 kg each. Eating chicken in Vietnam is sort of expensive […]

Gỏi mực – Vietnamese Squid Salad

There is no Asian market in the place that I’m living now. So it’s kind of hard for me to follow all the dishes that I love to eat like the time back in Vietnam. Sometimes, we come down to Denver, which is 2.5 – hour driving away from here to go shopping at Asian […]