Category: Vietnamese

Ca Kho To 1

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...

Canh Cai 1

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...

Banh Mi 2

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...

41 Delicious New Year Noodle Soup Recipes

41 Delicious New Year Noodle Soup Recipes

In the Philippines we have a tradition every New Year’s Eve that rooted out from superstitions as well as inherited from other countries like China and Spain. Part belief, part tradition we usually follow rules on what and what not to do during this one day of the year from...

Fried Fish in Tomato Sauce (Ca Chien Sot Ca Chua) 1

Fried Fish in Tomato Sauce (Ca Chien Sot Ca Chua)

Southeast Asians loves fried fish, it’s a part of our cuisine for a long time. It’s one of the simplest dishes we serve in our dining table, sometime we enjoy it’s as simple as fried, some pair it with side dishes and some add sauce to give it more life like this...

Canh Chua Ca 1

Canh Chua Ca

If you love sour soups like the Sinigang or Tom Yam then I suggest you try this delicious dish from Vietnam, the Canh Chua Ca. A dish indigenous to the Mekong Delta region of southern Vietnam where fish commonly cat fish is cooked in a tamarind, pineapple and tomato infused...

Crispy Squid Tentacles 1

Crispy Squid Tentacles

Ika Geso Age in Japanese, Muc Chien in Vietnamese or Crispy Deep Fried Squid is a simple deep fried squid dish popular in East Asia and South East Asian cuisine, similar to the calamares but instead of using the squid bodies this dish uses its tentacles and served with a...

The Pig and The Lady (Honolulu, Hawaii) 6

The Pig and The Lady (Honolulu, Hawaii)

One of the best noodle dishes you will ever try is not found on an Asian country but in Hawaii on Farmers Market stall called The Pig and The Lady. Well I might be exaggerating a bit on that statement but I had one of the best bowl of hot...

KCC Farmers Market - A Visual Essay 35

KCC Farmers Market – A Visual Essay

I guess most of you know did your research and found out that there are a lot of different Farmers Market in Oahu Island but KCC Farmers Market remains the most popular ones especially for tourists. I’ve been to a couple of Farmers market in Hawaii and nothing beats the...

Fish Soup with Lemongrass 2

Fish Soup with Lemongrass

Today’s recipe the Fish Soup with Lemongrass will be coming directly from a recipe book called Little Vietnam by Nhut Huynh and it is one of the first recipes I will try from this amazing book. I chose this dish as I love noodle soup dishes, they are full of flavour and...