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 […]

Hủ tiếu mực (Squid rice noodle soup)

It is originated from South-west of Vietnam, but not popular. Main ingredients are still special rice noodle (toughness), fresh squid, minced pork, quail eggs and some local herbs (scallions, garlic chives, fried shallot, garlic oil, …) Ingredients: (For 04 serves) 400 gr fresh rice noodle (or dry rice noodle cooked as package instruction) 1 kg […]

Lobster Thermidor

Lobster Thermidor [thuuhr-mih-dohr]   A dish composed of lobster tails from which the cooked meat is removed, chopped and combined with a BECHAMEL flavored with white wine, shallots, tarragon and mustard. The sauced lobster is spooned back into the shells, sprinkled with parmesan cheese and broiled until golden brown. Crab and shrimp are also sometimes […]

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