Dalat Street Food Tour – A Taste of Dalat Style Vietnamese Street Food

2018-06-25T21:10:15+00:00By |

A Dalat street food tour is a must when you visit Vietnam’s southern Central Highlands city. Famed for its fertile volcanic soil, beautiful fresh local produce, and coffee, tea, and wine, the former French colonial hill station is a fantastic foodie destination, and its street food is a real highlight. Don’t even think about doing …

Vietnamese Deep Fried Spring Rolls Recipe – Classic Nem Rán Recipe

2017-12-06T12:55:28+00:00By |

Our Vietnamese deep fried spring rolls recipe for nem ran as they're known in Hanoi and Northern Vietnam is a classic and it's easy to make. Crunchy and chewy with a bubbly surface, these Hanoi-style fried spring rolls are eaten with bun cha or wrapped in lettuce and fresh herbs. This Vietnamese deep fried spring rolls …

Beef Lok Lak Recipe – A Modern Take on Traditional Cambodian Pepper Beef

2018-05-27T14:26:49+00:00By |

This Beef Lok Lak recipe delivers a delicious traditional Cambodian pepper beef dish, made with Kampot pepper. This local favourite, which for many Cambodians is their national dish, was one of the inspirations for my creative Cambodian canapés. This beef lok lak recipe is for another local favourite that served as inspiration for one of the creative Cambodian …

Banh Mi Op La Recipe — Hoi An Style Banh Mi with Omelette

2018-05-28T17:13:33+00:00By |

This Banh Mi Op La recipe, which is essentially a banh mi or Vietnamese sandwich with omelette, is a great breakfast or brunch dish combining the Southeast Asian classic breakfast of grilled pork with the addition of an omelette all wrapped up in a baguette. Banh Mi Op La Recipe — Hoi An Style Banh …

Hoi An Chilli Sauce – The Illustrious Ot Tuong Trieu Phat

2018-10-29T22:19:13+00:00By |

Hoi An chilli sauce or Hội An tương ớt is an indispensable condiment in Central Vietnam's UNESCO World Heritage listed town, used on Hoi An specialties, from the charming port's legendary cao lau noodles to its famous banh mi Vietnamese sandwich. Hoi An Chilli Sauce – The Illustrious Hoi An Tuong Ot Trieu Phat Found amongst the ubiquitous condiments in …

Banh Mi Recipe — How to Make Hoi An’s Best Vietnamese Sandwich

2018-10-28T22:51:41+00:00By |

Banh Mi recipe? Who needs a recipe to make a Vietnamese sandwich? Well, this isn't any old sandwich, it's Hoi An's best bánh mì, which we watched being made almost every day for three months when we lived there a few years ago. This Vietnamese banh mi recipe comes straight from the source, Bánh Mì Phuong, …

Crab Omelette Recipe — Weekend Eggs

2017-12-16T16:51:44+00:00By |

This crab omelette recipe makes for a great weekend eggs dish that's perfect if you’re just back from an early morning shop at the fish markets, armed with fresh crab. It’s decadent, a little sweet, a little spicy, and very, very moreish. Crab Omelette Recipe — Weekend Eggs, Asia Series I thought I'd opt for a crab …

Footpath Feasting: Vietnam Eating Tips from a Local Expert

2018-11-26T15:08:22+00:00By |

Planning a holiday in Vietnam with food a high priority? Who better to consult for Vietnam eating trips than a local expert, the kind we go to for recommendations when we head back to Vietnam – Ho Chi Minh City resident, writer, and street food tour operator, Barbara Adam. As long as we've been travelling – and long before we started …

Cao Lau, the Legendary Noodles of Hoi An in Central Vietnam

2018-11-26T17:17:05+00:00By |

In Vietnam's historic riverside town of Hoi An, a noodle dish steeped in legend offers unique flavours and textures that only a rich culinary heritage and hours of preparation can produce. The ubiquitous dish, cao lau, is the essence of Hoi An in a bowl — so mysterious and seductive that we stayed three months to …

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