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Hearty Vietnamese Fish Soup with Fresh Dill--one of the easiest soups to make!

Fish Soup with Dill (Canh Ca Thi La)

This delicious soup is all about the goodness of using fresh ingredients.  Loaded with chunks of fish, carrots, Daikon radish, tomatoes and fragrant fresh dill, it’s a simple dish you can put together very quickly.  If you’re looking for a new and unique soup your family will love, this is the recipe to try!  The carrots and Daikon radish are a natural sweetener for […]

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For the seafood lover--this noodle salad is absolutely delish!

Glass Noodle Salad with Seafood (Goi Mien Tron Hai San)

Nothing is better on a hot summer day than having a cool meal to chase away the heat.  Abundant noodles with a medley of vegetables and seafood in a light dressing makes this dish super scrumptious and refreshing.  This noodle salad is so easy to toss together and can be served as a main meal or appetizer.  If you […]

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Jellied Pork (Thịt Đông) served with Pickled Mustard Greens | recipe from runawayrice.com

Jellied Pork (Thịt Đông)

This Jellied Pork (Thit Dong) recipe makes a delicious savory jelly of pork and vegetables set in decorative molds. If you are not familiar with this Jellied Pork dish, it may look rather unusual.  What is this exactly?  Meat-filled snow globes?  Fossilized pork parts?  Interestingly, this dish of jellied meat is not distinct to just Asian cuisine, but is […]

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Stir Fried Egg Noodles (Mi Xao Mem) - Easy recipe for this classic Asian dish! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Stir-Fried Egg Noodles (Mi Xao Mem)

This scrumptious Stir-Fried Egg Noodles (Mi Xao Mem) dish with abundant egg noodles, vegetables and roast pork is my go-to-dish when there’s a potluck at work, a gathering of girlfriends for good food and gossip or an easy buffet-style dinner with family and friends. I find this dish to be universally appealing even with pickiest […]

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Egg Rolls (Cha Gio) - Authentic Vietnamese Recipe | recipe from runawayrice.com

Egg Rolls (Cha Gio/Nem Ran)

This is my Mom’s Egg Rolls (Cha Gio/Nem Ran) recipe and I have to say, these egg rolls are the best I’ve tasted.  (Thanks Mom!)  I like the balance of meat–pork and shrimp, and vegetables in the filling.  This recipe uses carrots which is quite common.  The taro root is a differentiating ingredient and adds a […]

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Braised Seitan and Vegetables

Braised Seitan and Vegetables (Mi Can Kho Chay)

More and more of us are choosing to be part-time vegetarians these days including myself.  By this I mean we’ve adopted a day each week, Meatless Mondays, or 1 or 2 days each month when we don’t eat meat.  Whether you’re vegetarian for personal beliefs, health reasons or simply trying to reduce your carbon footprint, kudos to you!  It’s a […]

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Dried Carrot Radish Pickles (Dua Mon) - Savory and Delish! | recipe from runawayrice.com

Dried Carrot and Radish Pickles (Dua Mon)

Although I could eat these Dried Carrot and Radish Pickles year-round, I only indulge in these savory, slightly sweet and crunchy pickles during Lunar New Year.  That’s because they are always served along-side New Year’s Sticky Rice and Mung Bean Cakes (Banh Chung or Banh Tet).  These pickles are salty good, thanks to the liberal use of […]

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Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir Fry (Dau Hu Xao Sot Chua Ngot)

Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir-Fry (Dau Hu Xao Sot Chua Ngot)

Most of my favorite dishes are sans meat and given the choice, I will pick a meat-free dish the majority of the time.  And so, I am always looking for delicious and easy to make vegetarian dishes.  My love of veggies and stir-frying makes this Sweet and Sour Tofu Stir-Fry one of my go-to dishes. […]

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Vegetarian  Spring Rolls

Vegetarian Fresh Spring Rolls (Bi Cuon Chay)

I love these vegetarian spring rolls even more than the meaty version with pork and shrimp. These refreshing rolls are a vegetarian’s delight with jicama, yams, carrots, tofu and bean thread noodle tossed in fragrant roasted rice powder.  If you’ve never had roasted rice powder, this is a wonderful recipe for you to be introduced […]

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Stir-Fried Seafood Noodles (Hu Tieu Xao Do Bien) - Restaurant-Style Recipe | recipe from runawayrice.com

Stir-Fried Seafood Noodles (Hu Tieu Xao Do Bien)

Stir-Fried Seafood Noodles (Hu Tieu Xao Do Bien) is a dish made with thick rice noodles stir-fried with abundant vegetables and tasty seafood. Every time I see this scrumptious dish on a menu I have to resist ordering it because I know it’s so much better and healthier when made at home.  One of my biggest […]

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