This easy recipe for Shredded Pork Skin and Rice Vermicelli (Bun Bi) is a classic Vietnamese dish and a wonderfully refreshing and hearty summertime meal. Flavorful shredded pork and pork skin (bi heo) is loaded on top a bed of springy rice vermicelli, green leaf lettuce and fresh herbs and topped with scallion oil, zesty […]
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Pandan Sticky Rice with Tapioca Paper (Xoi Boc Banh Trang) – Instant Pot Recipe
This recipe for Pandan Sticky Rice with Tapioca Paper (Xoi Boc Banh Trang) makes an amazing snack with all the hearty and comforting flavors we adore: sticky rice infused with Pandan essence, sweet mung bean, fresh shredded coconut and a crunchy nut topping. This treat looks like a taco with tapioca paper folded around a sticky […]
Beef Meatball Pho (Pho Bo Vien) – Instant Pot Recipe
This Instant Pot recipe for Beef Meatball Pho / Vietnamese Beef Meatball Noodle Soup (Pho Bo Vien) shares a secret ingredient for making amazing pho broth: Peanut Worm / Sá Sùng. This unique marine animal has been top chefs’ stealthy ingredient for cooking pho broth with depth of flavor and umami profile. In this post, I’ll […]
Perfect Jasmine White Rice – Instant Pot Recipe
If you just purchased an Instant Pot and wondering what to make, this recipe for Instant Pot Jasmine White Rice is the perfect dish to get you acquainted with your new electric pressure cooker. This easy recipe makes perfectly fluffy and moist jasmine white rice. It’s much better than the stove-top method and definitely rivals […]
Beef Pho / Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo) – Instant Pot Recipe
This Instant Pot Beef Pho / Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup / Pho Bo recipe can be made in less than half-the time as the stove-top method without skimping on essential ingredients and authentic flavors. Using the Instant Pot electric pressure cooker, you can make rich and aromatic pho stock served with a plethora of delicious […]
Fish Rice Noodle Soup (Bun Ca)
This recipe for Fish Rice Noodle Soup (Bun Ca) is belly-warming good and perfect for the colder months ahead. Hearty chunks of marinated fish and zesty tomatoes are cooked in a light stock and then ladled over rice noodle to make a deliciously flavorful and healthy noodle soup. Fish Rice Noodle Soup is a classic Vietnamese noodle soup.
Rice Noodle / Rice Vermicelli (Bun Tuoi)
Make fresh Rice Noodle or Rice Vermicelli (Bun Tuoi) at home with my easy recipe. This no-frills recipe doesn’t require a fancy pasta machine but just an inexpensive potato ricer to make the most delicious noodles. Gluten-free and healthy, these fresh noodles are simply amazing! Serve the rice noodle in your favorite noodle soups, bowls, […]
Broken Rice (Com Tam) – What Is It?
Broken Rice (Com Tam) is a popular type of white rice served with many Vietnamese dishes. You often see it in rice plates featuring a combination of grilled meats, egg meatloaf, salad and pickles. What exactly is Broken Rice? How does Broken Rice differ from regular white rice? How do you cook Broken Rice? I […]
Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo)
Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo) is a quintessential Vietnamese dish and this step-by-step recipe shows you how to make this amazing, hearty soup from scratch. If you’re a fan of Beef Pho and have always wanted to learn how to make this delicious soup at home, this is an authentic recipe to try. I’ll show you […]
Peanut Sticky Rice (Xoi Dau Phong)
In this simple recipe for Peanut Sticky Rice, glutinous rice is combined with hearty peanuts to make a dish that is delicious and satisfying. Topped with a crunchy peanut sesame topping, it’s a wonderful combination of starchy and mealy with just a touch of sweet and salty.