Category: Vietnamese

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Vietnamese Caramel Chicken

Caramel in Chicken? Well it might sound odd but if you come to think of it salty and sweet will always be a perfect combination whether it a dessert or a savoury dish. Time and time again these two flavours had made desserts like salted caramel anything, ginataang halo halo...

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Explorer’s Club Restaurant (Hong Kong Disneyland, Hong Kong)

Explorer Club is a restaurant inside Hong Kong Disneyland located in Mystic Point just located between Grizzly Gulch and Toy Story Land, they serve mostly Asian cuisine like Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Indian, Vietnamese and Malaysian. Prices here range from HK$100.00 – HK$200.00 which is in the above affordable scale, but...

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Pho Bien (North Shore City, New Zealand)

I like discovering hidden places like this, unpopular underrated establishments that needed to be known. I might be wrong but I am speaking for the majority, since places like this can be popular with the nationals of the foreign cuisine they represent. Pho Bien is located in a quite hard...

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Bun Cha

When I see Bún chả I always remember the episode of Parts Unknown when Anthony Bourdain and Barack Obama dined in a small restaurant in Vietnam to have this dish. It must be a really special dish especially when you want to serve it to one of the most powerful...

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Shaking Beef

Shaking Beef or Bò Lúc Lắc is a French-inspired Vietnamese dish of cubed steak of beef served with vegetables such as cucumber, tomatoes, red onions, Thai basil and/or salad greens. It’s a simple dish where beef is cut into small diced shaped pieces then tossed while cooked like playing dice...

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Bún bò Huế

Bún bò Huế is one hell of a delicious noodle soup dish, it’s a meat lover’s perfect bowl as this amazing Central Vietnamese noodle soup is made from tender slices of beef shanks and pork hocks. The slow process of cooking the meats together with the spices creates this magical concoction...

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Banh Xeo

Bánh Xèo or when literally translated “Sizzling Cake” is a Vietnamese style crepe / pancake prepared with rice flour, turmeric, pork, shrimps and a variety of vegetables like spring onions and bean sprouts. It got its name from the sound it produces when cooking it, when the batter made out...

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Ca Kho To

Cá kho Tộ or Vietnamese Caramelized and Braised Catfish in Clay Pot is a popular Southern Vietnamese dish made out of Catfish braised in coconut water, soy sauce and fish sauce with onions and garlic. It’s a rich salty dish that is best with freshly cooked rice and vegetables or...

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Canh Cai

As I age my palate seems to be more accepting of the things I hated when I was a child, I guess most us do since most of the adults I know loves their vegetables. I hated vegetables before with passion but now it seems to be the other way...

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Banh Mi

Bánh mì is a generic term in Vietnam for all kinds of bread, its name was derived from the words bánh for bread and mì for wheat. It is also a term used widely outside of Vietnam to refer to a type of sandwich filled with meat and vegetables found...