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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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Vietnamese Grilled Beef in Wild Betel Leaf

Vietnamese Grilled Beef in Wild Betel Leaf Recipe (Bò Nướng Lá Lốt)

Summer is almost over, but we still do grilling or barbecuing, don’t we? After choosing several different Vietnamese recipes from Vietnamese bloggers that I trust for its authenticity, I decided to go for Bò Nướng Lá Lốt (Bò = Beef, Nướng = Grill, Lá Lốt = Wild Betel Leaf). Other names for Lá Lốt are: …

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Greek Swordfish Salad with Vietnamese Nuoc Mam Cham and Mustard

What the heck I was making here! A Greek favourite met a Vietnamese sweet heart. This is my second time making Swordfish Souvlaki, but I never post my first souvlaki. I first got interested to Swordfish Souvlaki (Ξιφίας σουβλάκι)  when I saw a Canadian blogger’s post, Peter of Kafolagas whom is a Greek descendant.  At …

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Vietnamese Shrimp Egg Rolls Recipe (Cha Ram)

This time I made the shrimp version of Vietnamese Egg Rolls to complete my Vietnamese Grilled Shrimp Rice Vermicelli (Bun Tom Nuong).  Compare to Indonesian lumpia, Cha Ram (Vietnamese Shrimp Egg Rolls) is very simple to make.  Enjoy this cha ram with any of your favourite sauce or Vietnamese favourite, Nuoc Mam Cham (Fish Dipping Sauce). This …

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Vietnamese Grilled Shrimp Rice Vermicelli Recipe (Bun Tom Nuong)

A post of A Food Lover’s Journey for Delicious Vietnam #2 announcement caught my attention. I asked her if I’m allowed to participate since I am just a fan of Vietnamese food. So, I decided to be a part of Delicious Vietnam #2 who is hosted by Ravenous Couple. To be honest, I didn’t know …

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Vietnamese Salad Rolls Recipe (Gỏi Cuốn – Nem Cuốn)

I supposed to post Vietnamese Salad Rolls before my Breaded Curried King Oyster Mushroom. Too bad, I didn’t have time to take pictures on New Year’s eve. On that night, I chose Vietnamese Salad Rolls with Vietnamese Barbecued Shrimp Paste on Sugar Cane as the meat filling. Nonetheless, I made other shots of Vietnamese Salad …

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