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...
miso salmon recipe

Miso Salmon Recipe

I ordered Miso Salmon recently for the first time and fell in love with it. I never thought to cook with miso, even though I’ve seen it done before. I decided to do some...
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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...

Turkey And Holiday Side That Are A Main Event

Foodies across the country are beginning to shake off recipes that call for fussy, hard to find ingredients. Instead, they are looking for products that are home grown and full of natural flavour. A...
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Stuffing Croutons

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Stuffing Croutons

After holidays such as Thanksgiving or Christmas we always have a lot of leftovers. I’ve gotten creative in the last few years about making new dishes from leftovers. Here is simple, healthy, quick meal...

Phu Yen Steamed Rice Cake

In Vietnamese cuisine, ‘Bánh Bèo’ (literally water fern cake) is a type of steamed rice cake that is popular across the country. It is prepared differently depending on the region but all versions are...
Mini Pumpkin Pies

Mini Pumpkin Pies

My favorite season has to be fall. I love the colorful leaves, I can wear smart scarves and cute boots and, of course, eat pumpkin! Here is one of my favorite dessert recipes, a...

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...