Category Archives: Vietnamese

Sườn Xào Nước Mắm: Crispy Stir-Fried Pork Ribs With Caramelized Fish Sauce

It may seem that I’m a gastronomic magpie and in a sense I am. Looking back at the last few weeks, my posts have been all over the map. Literally. I guess you could say that I like variety but

Sườn Xào Nước Mắm: Crispy Stir-Fried Pork Ribs With Caramelized Fish Sauce

It may seem that I’m a gastronomic magpie and in a sense I am. Looking back at the last few weeks, my posts have been all over the map. Literally. I guess you could say that I like variety but

Hearty Low(er)-Fat Chicken Apple Curry? Yup!

While I love Thai curries, I find the coconut milk a bit too rich and only end up eating it a few times a year so when I have a craving for spicy curry I either eat it Japanese style

Hearty Low(er)-Fat Chicken Apple Curry? Yup!

While I love Thai curries, I find the coconut milk a bit too rich and only end up eating it a few times a year so when I have a craving for spicy curry I either eat it Japanese style

Grill Baby Grill! Bún Thịt Nướng (Vietnamese Grilled Pork Vermicelli Salad)

Bún thịt nướng or grilled pork vermicelli salad is almost as ubiquitous as phở (beef soup with rice noodles and assorted veggies), in fact it’s common to find it sharing valuable menu space at phở restaurants. Although I tend to

Grill Baby Grill! Bún Thịt Nướng (Vietnamese Grilled Pork Vermicelli Salad)

Bún thịt nướng or grilled pork vermicelli salad is almost as ubiquitous as phở (beef soup with rice noodles and assorted veggies), in fact it’s common to find it sharing valuable menu space at phở restaurants. Although I tend to

A Little SE Asian Comfort Food: Đậu Hũ Nhồi Thịt Chiên Sốt Cà Chua (Pork-Stuffed Tofu)

Like many Asian Moms, my Mom is an amazing cook and a terrible teacher. There is no use of measurements and even an ingredient list is considered optional as apparently she just uses whatever’s in the refrigerator! Even after I

A Little SE Asian Comfort Food: Đậu Hũ Nhồi Thịt Chiên Sốt Cà Chua (Pork-Stuffed Tofu)

Like many Asian Moms, my Mom is an amazing cook and a terrible teacher. There is no use of measurements and even an ingredient list is considered optional as apparently she just uses whatever’s in the refrigerator! Even after I