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A Beautiful Banana Cake

Co Ba of Quang Nam Home Kitchen, Top 3 Master Chef Vietnam This cake was inspired by foreigners in the French colonial era when a baker came up with her own secret recipe for this...

A Mekong Delta Delight: CARAMELIZED FISH SAUCE

Every resident of the Mekong Delta must have tried homegrown vegetables dipped in caramelized fish sauce (kho quet). Back in the day, the dish was simply fish sauce stewed with pork scraps, chilli and some...

Grilled Prawns With Gac Salt

Co Ba of Quang Nam Home Kitchen, Top 3 Masterchef, Vietnam My childhood was spent on an alluvial-rich, fish-abundant river. I still remember when the tide was high, my sister and I cast a net and...

Cu Lao Hotpot

Cu Lao is a must-have dish at every wedding in the South-Western part of Vietnam. It is customary for the bridgegroom’s family to offer the bride’s family  a 100-kilogram pig and money to buy...

Head cheese ( Brawn)

Giò Thủ is one of the traditional snacks made around Tết, especially in northern Vietnam, to celebrate the New Year. Ingredients : 500g pig ear (1 piece) 300g pork tongue (1/2 piece) 400g pig...
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La Vong Grilled Fish

Ingredients 1kg snakehead fish or 1 whole catfish Spices: 2 tsp. lesser galangal (squeeze to get juice) 4 tsp. fermented rice (mẻ, leached) 2 tsp. shrimp paste 1 tsp. turmeric powder (or ground fresh turmeric...

Fermented Fish Hotpot

The Mekong delta in tidal seasons abounds with fish. Redundant fish is made into fermented fish. In the afternoon, have a swim to collect sesbania sesban bunches and water lilies, then head to the canal...

Autumn

Autumn in Vietnam is fleeting. It  begins in late August and lasts until September. The season brings great opportunity for people to admire the majestic scenery and enjoy the atmosphere of Hanoi. A light...

Lotus Seed Roll

Visit Dong Thap in lotus season, and you’ll encounter the local people making many delicious dishes from every part of the plant. These include lotus seed rolls, stewed black chicken with lotus root, grilled...

Pandan leaf sticky rice with fish sauce-dipped fried chicken wings

The dish that  “cô Ba” usually makes for her kids at home turns out to be a hit in the second season of Master Chef-Vietnam. People ask for the recipe and eagerly tried it...