Bánh rán (Glutinous rice balls)

BÁNH RÁN is a deep-fried glutinous rice ball from northern Vietnamese cuisine. In Vietnamese, “bánh” is a category of food including: cakes, pies, and pastries, while “rán” means “fried.” Its outer shell is made from glutinous rice flour, and covered all over with white sesame seeds. Its filling is made from sweetened mung bean paste, […]

Nước chấm (Vietnamese dips)

Nước chấm [noo-ahk-chahm] A Vietnamese condiment (usually for dipping). Most of them ‘s based on NUOC MAM (fish sauce) combined with various seasonings that can include red hot chiles, garlic, lime juice, vinegar, sugar… Here is a popular Nước chấm recipe for a lot of dishes. It can be used as  dressing for some salads […]

Bánh bao (Steamed bun)

BÁNH BAO (literally “wrapping cake”) is a ball-shaped bun containing pork or chicken meat, onions, eggs, mushrooms and vegetables, in Vietnamese cuisine. It often has Chinese sausage and a portion of a hard-boiled egg inside. BÁNH BAO are generally smaller than BAOZI, and are filled with savory fillings, the most popular of which is seasoned […]

Miến xào cua (Stir fried glass noodles with crab meat)

Miến is Vietnamese word for GLASS NOODLES / CELLOPHANE NOODLES. This noodle dish is very tasty, stir fried with crab meat (CRAB – Vietnamese: CUA) and some vegetables, such as: carrot, mushroom (usually wood ear mushroom), leek, spring onion, …. To cook this dish, make sure the noodle threads is not stick together, the heat […]

Nui xào bò (Wok-fried macaroni with beef)

Vietnamese pasta dish. Nui is made by rice flour, like MACARONI. “Xào” means STIR-FRY, “BÒ” means BEEF, so this dish means STIR-FRIED MACARONI WITH BEEF. The BEEF can be minced or sliced or diced, then marinated with some salt, pepper, soy sauce, oyster sauce. The NUI (Vietnamese MACARONI) is cooked like normal cooking PASTA, then […]

Bún gạo xào thập cẩm (Fried rice vermicelli with meat, seafood and vegetables)

Bún gạo xào or Fried rice vermicelli is a Vietnamese fried noodle dish, consisted many kinds of vegetable, meat, seafood, bean curd, … or without meat for vegetarian people. To cook this dish, the rice vermicelli is soaked in water first, then let the water is drained off, then it is wok-fried with other ingredients, […]

Mì xào giòn (Crispy fried noodle with mixture of meat, seafood and vegetable)

Mì xào giòn or Crispy fried noodle with mixture of meat, seafood and vegetable is a delicious noodle dish. It is very popular for any people, any time to enjoy this dish in many restaurants in Vietnam. It is a combination of many ingredients such as meat (pork meat, pork liver, pork heart, pork kidney, […]

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