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Vietnamese Stir Fried Baby Clams with Sesame Rice Crackers Recipe (Hến Xào Xúc Bánh Tráng)

Before I go any further, I need to make it clear. Bánh Tráng Me (Bánh Da) is not the same with banh trang. Bánh Tráng Me (Bánh Ða) is not the rice paper for wrapping the spring roll or summer roll. Also, the complete Bánh Tráng Me must be crispy like crackers. You either can …

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Tong Ho – Garland Chrysanthemum – Chrysanthemum Leaves

Names: Tong Ho, Garland Chrysanthemum, Chrysanthemum Leaves, Crown Daisy, Shingiku, Tong Hao, Tung Ho, Tang Ho, Chong Ho, Kor Tongho, Tong Ho Choy, Tong Hao Cai, Thung Ho, Shunigku, Kikuna, Tan O, Cai Cui, Ssukgat, Chrysanthemum Greens Botanical Name: Chrysanthemum coronarium Edible tong ho is actually the leaves of chrysanthemum, has an unique taste. For …

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Cassava Cheese Cake Recipe (Kue Singkong Keju)

Cassava (Manihot esculenta), also called yuca or manioc, is a woody shrub of the Euphorbiaceae (spurge family) native to South America. There are two names for cassava in Indonesian, singkong and ubi kayu. According to wikipedia, it is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root, …

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Vietnamese Grilled Shrimp on Sugarcane

Chao Tom: Vietnamese Grilled Shrimp on Sugarcane Sticks

To begin, this dish is very much similar to Sate Lilit Bali (Balinese Seafood Saté) in appearance. Sate Lilit Bali uses lemongrass as sticks/skewers instead. Sugarcanes might be not very common to be sold in North America, unless you live in the city where has many Asian markets such as Winnipeg. If there is no …

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Vietnamese Dipping Fish Sauce Recipe (Nuoc Mam Cham)

Making nước mắm chấm is like making sambal in Indonesian cuisine. There are some different measurements on making it for each person. Similar to sambal, this Vietnamese dipping fish sauce is served quite frequently as condiment. Last June, I made a big batch of nước mắm chấm and based on Wandering Chopstick’s recipe. In that recipe, I used canesugar vinegar …

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