This delicious Vegetarian Pate (Pate Chay) recipe has all the flavors and texture of pate but is completely meat-free. Made of roasted Portobello mushrooms, assorted beans and tofu, this Vegetarian Pate or Faux Gras is full of savory flavor and meaty texture.
This recipe for Beef Stir-Fry Appetizer (Bo Xao Lan) is a tasty dish to serve with drinks at a casual gathering. Delicious chunks of tender beef are marinated with savory spices and stir-fried with red bell peppers, onions, mushrooms and bean thread noodle and then served atop toasted sesame rice crackers. Flavorful and hearty, this […]
This recipe for Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai) is a pure comfort-food dish. The tender pork meatballs are flavorful and have delicious crunch from the jicama. Cooked in a homemade tomato sauce, these hearty meatballs are absolutely mouth-watering. Super-versatile, the meatballs can be enjoyed for breakfast, as a small meal or an appetizer. Serve the Vietnamese […]
Here’s an easy-to-follow recipe for Sticky Rice Dumplings (Banh It Tran), a popular Vietnamese savory dumpling often enjoyed as a snack or small bite. Vietnamese cuisine is replete with snack foods, small bites and casual eats and these savory dumplings are some of the heartiest and most addicting treats. The glutinous dumplings are filled with […]
This recipe for Steamed Coconut Rice Cake with Toasted Shrimp Flakes (Banh Duc Tom Chay) is the ultimate savory snack food. The simple rice flour batter is infused with creamy coconut milk and steamed into a delicious light cake. Sprinkled with abundant savory toppings: scallion oil, fried onions and toasted shrimp flakes and served with […]
This easy recipe for Toasted Shrimp Flakes (Tom Chay) uses fresh shrimp to make a delectable and fluffy topping for savory dumplings, cakes, noodles, rice dishes and more. Many recipes use dried shrimp, which is convenient, but fresh shrimp is so much more flavorful. Using tiger shrimp yields the best results because they are so […]
This easy recipe makes an amazing Kohlrabi Chicken Salad that is refreshingly, flavorful and light. In this dish, shredded kohlrabi, carrots, chicken and fresh herbs are combined to make a healthy salad with lots of flavor and crunch. If you’ve never had kohlrabi before, this is the perfect dish to get acquainted with this interesting […]
This Sweet Bread recipe is easy to make, delicious and super versatile. Use this basic dough recipe to make a tasty assortment of sweet and savory buns, dinner and crescent rolls, stuffed rolls and breads and more! The possibilities are endless. In this post, I share some of my favorite sweet bread variations.
This delectable Fried Breadsticks (Dau Chao Quay) recipe is made of a simple dough deep-fried to golden perfection. Puffy and crispy on the outside, chewy and airy on the inside, these uniquely conjoined Fried Breadsticks are amazing hot and fresh. If you’ve always wanted to learn this Fried Breadsticks recipe or have struggled with making these tasty […]
Savory and sweet shrimp and pork encased in a translucent and chewy dumpling skin make these some of the best dumplings around. A popular snack food, these scrumptious Clear Shrimp and Pork Dumplings (Banh Bot Loc Tran) are completely addicting. The combination of chewy and slippery dumpling skin filled with flavorful meat morsels and then dipped in a sweet fish sauce […]