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Baked Pork Buns (Banh Bao Nuong) - Delicious Char Siu pork filling encased in a fluffy bun | recipe from runawyrice.com

Baked Pork Buns (Banh Bao Nuong)

Make delicious Baked Pork Buns (Banh Bao Nuong) at home with this easy recipe. Fluffy sweet buns are filled with savory pork and baked until golden. These Baked Pork Buns are even better than the bakery version and so amazing when freshly made at home. This easy recipe with video takes you through the steps […]

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Chicken Liver Pate | recipe from runawayrice.com

Chicken Liver Pate (Pate Gan Ga)

Not sure if you’ve had or even like pate?  If you’ve had a Vietnamese sandwich (banh mi) chances are you’ve eaten this delicious spread.  Typically made of liver, it’s combined with fresh herbs and spices and then whipped into a creamy spreadable paste.  Yes, it makes an amazing condiment for sandwiches (Check out the recipe for Grilled […]

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Shrimp and Yam Toast (Banh Mi Chien Tom)

Shrimp and Yam Toast (Banh Mi Chien Tom)

I love deep-fried foods just as much as everyone else but I resist making most dishes at home mainly for health reasons.  And so, I am always altering recipes that require deep frying for healthier cooking options.  I’ve found that pan-cooking works in most cases and this dish is a great recipe redo.  The traditional Vietnamese fritters recipe does […]

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Delicious homemade mayo | recipe from runawayrice.com

Mayonnaise

No sandwich is complete without this delicious and creamy spread. I call mayonnaise “food lube” because it adds the needed silkiness and moisture to foods. As convenient as it is to buy mayo, have you ever thought about making it yourself? Why you ask? I’ll give you two reasons: 1) You know exactly what goes into it. There’s no artificial flavors or preservatives. 2) You […]

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Grilled Pork Sandwich (Banh Mi Thit Nuong) | recipe from runawayrice.com

Grilled Pork Sandwich (Banh Mi Thit Nuong)

Vietnamese sandwiches are very mainstream these days with everyone calling them by their Viet name “Banh Mi”.  As with most sandwiches, the filling possibilities are endless.  This recipe for Grilled Pork Sandwich is my absolute favorite with the marinated, grilled pork tenderloin, homemade mayonnaise, creamy pate, fresh cilantro, cucumbers, jalapenos, and tangy carrot and Daikon pickles between crusty French […]

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Viet Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Is there such a thing as a Vietnamese Grilled Cheese Sandwich?  Well, maybe not officially…but I love bread, cheese and pate so why not put them together!  I always seem to have leftover baguette and pate from making sandwiches and who doesn’t love The Laughing Cow Cheese?  (The picture of this happy cow with his own cheese for earrings makes me […]

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Carrot and Radish Pickles (Do Chua)

Oh how I love pickles!  This dynamic duo accompanies every Vietnamese rice dish and banh mi/baguette sandwich.  I use this simple recipe and vary the size of the vegetables depending on how I plan to serve them.  This recipe uses matchstick or julienned carrots and radish.  To save time, I buy matchstick carrots at my grocery store […]

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