Mì xào thập cẩm (Wok fried egg noodle with meat and seafood Vietnamese style)

MÌ (or MÌ TRỨNG) is Vietnamese word for egg noodle. XÀO is “wok-frying” method or verb for “WOK FRY“. THẬP CẨM is a mixture of meat, seafood, vegetables that they are available in season. In this noodle dish, the meat is usually sliced pork meat, pork liver, pork heart. Seafood: tiger prawn, squid. Vegetables: carrots, […]

Bún chả Hà Nội (Rice vermicelli with barbecued pork in Hanoi style)

BÚN CHẢ (Vietnamese: [ɓǔn tɕa᷉ː]) is a Vietnamese dish of grilled pork (belly and minced pork) (CHẢ) and rice noodle (BÚN), which is thought to have originated from Hanoi, Vietnam. BÚN CHẢ is served with grilled fatty pork (chả) over a plate of white rice noodle (bún) and herbs with a side dish of dipping […]

Bún ốc (Rice vermicelli soup with freshwater snails North Vietnamese style)

BUN OC (Bún ốc) is a rice vermicelli soup with freshwater snail (PILA polita), originated from north Vietnam (Hanoi). RECIPE: Ingredients (for 3 serves): 1 kg freshwater snails (Pila polita) (Vietnamese: Ốc nhồi / Ốc bưu), alive, or 300 gr snail meat 300 gr soybean curd (tofu) 500 gr fresh rice vermicelli (Vietnamese: bún tươi), or dried […]

Bún mọc (Rice vermicelli soup with pork balls Northern Vietnamese style)

BÚN MỘC or BÚN MỌC, is originated from Mọc village (Nhân Mục), Nhân Chính, now in Thanh Xuân District, Hà Nội., northern Vietnam. This noodle soup dish has a main protein ingredient is MỌC/MỘC. MOC is also called GIO SONG (giò Sống), a forcemeat made from PORK meat added some spices and fish sauce (The […]

Chả quế

CHẢ is Vietnamese “SAUSAGE”. It is made from beef (CHẢ BÒ), pork (CHẢ LỤA, CHẢ QUẾ, …) or fish CHẢ CÁ). The meat (or fish) is ground, added some ingredients then cooked. There are many types of shape and method cooking like steaming, roasting or deepfrying, wrapping (CHẢ LỤA, CHẢ HUẾ, …) or not (as […]

Chả Huế (Pork tamale Huế style)

A tiny parcel, CHẢ HUẾ is tasty and, usually present in HUẾ NOODLE SOUP (Bún Bò Huế). It is originated from Huế (Middle of Vietnam). And now, It is very popular in Vietnamese cuisine. RECIPE: Ingredients: 1 kg minced pork (30% to 40% fat) 1 tsp baking powder 200 gr garlic cloves, minced 100 gr […]

Chả Lụa (Vietnamese sausage)

CHẢ LỤA (Saigon: [tɕa᷉ lûˀə]) or GIÒ LỤA (Hanoi: [zɔ̂ lûˀə] is the most common type of sausage in Vietnamese cuisine, made of pork and traditionally wrapped in banana leaves and boiled or steamed. Traditionally, chả lụa is made of lean pork, cornstarch, garlic, ground black pepper, and nước mắm (fish sauce). The pork has […]

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