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Vietnamese Pennywort Drink Recipe (Nuoc Rau Ma)

This is another use of Pennywort in Southeast Asian cuisine, Nước Rau Má. On my previous post, I served pennywort for making Acehnese pennywort sambal, Sambai On Peuga-ga. My introduction to this drink was happened on my early year living in Winnipeg. I first tasted the drink a bottle and second tried was in a …

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Asia City Asian Bistro and Express for Phở Bò and Bánh Mi

Growing up with bakso (Indonesian meatballs soup), soon when I was introduced to Phở Bò, this food became one of my favourite Vietnamese dishes. Asia City has offered a cheap deal for Phở and Bánh Mi (Vietnamese Subs) at lunch hour. To me the pho bo portion on this deal is perfect to me which …

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Bánh Xèo Recipe (Vietnamese Savoury Crepes)

Bánh xèo (read: bahn SAY-oh) literally means sizzling cake; Vietnamese savoury fried pancakes made of rice flour, water, turmeric powder, stuffed with slivers of fatty pork, shrimp, diced green onion, and bean sprouts. In this case I skipped the pork. Southern style of banh xeo contains coconut milk while certain Central region skips the turmeric …

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The Best of Indonesia Eats 2011

Wishing you a very successful year in 2012.   Happy New Year!!!   For those who haven’t join the Indonesian Street Snack Cookbook Giveaway, you still have time to enter it.  Enjoy the Best of Indonesia Eats 2011. They were categorized into two parts; one part was Indonesian Food and another part was non Indonesian Food. …

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Pho Bo Recipe (Vietnamese Beef Rice Noodle Soup)

You know the reason why I love Phở Bò. It’s very much like Bakso or Baso (Indonesian Beefball Soup).  Again bakso is varies between each region in Indonesia. Just like bakso, to make a good pho bo, you will need a good broth.  I enjoy broth soup very much on the other hand my husband loves …

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Vietnamese Green Papaya Salad Recipe (Gỏi Đu Đủ)

In Indonesia, green papaya is not only for salad but it can be used for curry base soup, fish cake or pastry fillings. Many people who live in other parts of the world know the popular green papaya salad from Thailand, som tam. But not many people know about Gohu and few people know Goi du …

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Vietnamese Lotus Root Soup

Vietnamese Lotus Root Soup Recipe (Canh Củ Sen)

The idea of making Canh Cu Sen (Vietnamese Lotus Root Soup) happened when I stumbled upon Wandering Chopsticks post.  The original recipe is applied pork bones or ribs.  For those who can’t eat pork as I do, you can use beef marrow or beef ribs. As I’m thinking to make something alkaline, I decided to …

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Delicious Vietnam #9 – Round Up

I called this Delicious Vietnam #9 round up as something sweet and something savoury. From all the participants, I realized we tend to make a snacky thingy that is great for party foods. Are you throwing a party with a Vietnam theme? Please include this round-up for your reference. Thank you to Anh and Ravenous …

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Hến Xào Xúc Bánh Tráng

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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Pho No 1

There are so many Vietnamese restaurants in Winnipeg. I heard about Pho No 1 from some other Indonesian friends. One time, I was meeting up one Indonesian foodie who lives in Winnipeg as well. Fitri was suggesting to meet at Nou Eul Tor, a Korean restaurant on Sargent. However, the restaurant was closed on Tuesday, …

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