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Homemade Vietnamese Pho Recipe with Video

Homemade Vietnamese Pho Recipe with Video


Inspired Taste - Easy Recipes for Home Cooks

Making your own Vietnamese pho soup at home is not hard, all you need is a straightforward recipe, a few secrets and a stockpot. Recipe with Video!

The Spice House | Cassia Cottage

The Spice House | Cassia Cottage


Cassia Cottage

BEST RESTAURANTFamily recipes in tropical surroundings The Spice House evolved from our family kitchen. Back then we didn’t have access to many ingredients, but what we lacked in variety we made

Vietnam food | Travel guide | Audley Travel

Vietnam food | Travel guide | Audley Travel


Audley Travel

Audley specialist, Lauren picks some of her top Vietnamese food to try when visiting Vietnam.

Bún Thang – Vietnamese Noodle Soup with Chicken, Pork, & Egg

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

What Is Bún Thang? My knowledge of the Vietnamese language is about on par with my grandma’s English, so this gives us lots of opportunities to learn from each other. She watches Viet news and Korean dramas which have a surprising amount of English in them. The latest term I explained to her was “poker face” hah! […]

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Get Off the Beaten Track in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

Located on the bank of Perfume River, this city is the capital of Thua Thien Hue province, 700 kilometers to the south of Hanoi. Although you can visit Hue at any time of the year, the most charming season is surely from March to August, especially March through April when the temperature is at its […]

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Getting Around in Hue, Vietnam

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Hue is the famous Imperial city of Central Vietnam, the throne of the Nguyen Dynasty from 1802 to 1945. Old and tranquil, Hue is frozen in time, standing amongst the remnants of a once glorious Asian empire. Because of this, getting around Hue is intriguing with many options available, and sights to see. A major […]

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Bo Kho: Spicy Vietnamese Beef Stew with Noodles - The Woks of Life

Bo Kho: Spicy Vietnamese Beef Stew with Noodles - The Woks of Life


The Woks of Life

Bo Kho is a spicy and flavorful Vietnamese beef stew that makes a pretty epic bowl of noodle soup. Bho Kho is a nice change to the usual bowl of pho noodles

Key ingredients: Vietnamese

Key ingredients: Vietnamese


Food

Make sure your kitchen is stocked with these essential ingredients and fresh herbs. These will help you achieve authentic flavours in your cooking.

London's Best Vietnamese Restaurants

London's Best Vietnamese Restaurants


Londonist

Spice and rice.

Ta Hien Street – the original place of Hanoi

by hoang @ Hanoi food tour

Located in the heart of Hanoi Old Quarter, Ta Hien Street, in the French colonial time called Géraud, is two-hundred-meter street, intersect with Hang Bac Street and Hang Buom Street. This street was named the “international crossroads” because there are many foreign tourists and has been included in the list of “places have to go […]

Citibank Dining Program

by Amy Biswas @ Red Spice QV

Are you a Citibank Dining card member? Well, lucky you! When you dine at Red Spice QV and pay with your Citibank card, you receive a bottle of McWilliams wine on us!* Read more about this great offer here. *Terms & Conditions – Your choice of either Hanwood Est. 1913 Vermentino (Riverina, NSW) or Partisan […]

A Foodie’s Guide to Hue, Vietnam

by Sue Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Come to Hue and Eat like a Local Hue City is the old capital of Vietnam. Despite its location – next to Da Nang – the new economic center, Hue is calm and peaceful in a unique way. If you want to have a truly relaxing travel experience, Hue is definitely the city you must […]

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Vietnamese Beef Stew recipe with Noodles or Bread (Bò kho)

by Phương Nguyễn @ Main course – Rice 'n Flour

In Vietnam, due to the geographical differences in cooking styles and spices, one dish can have many different regional interpretations. Beef stew is one of those dishes: Northern beef stew usually only has ginger and lemongrass, whereas the Southern version has five spices as well. The Northern stew contains much less juice compared to the […]

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Quick Guide to Vietnamese Herbs | RunAwayRice

Quick Guide to Vietnamese Herbs | RunAwayRice


RunAwayRice

A quick guide to the common herbs used in Asian cooking and the dishes where they are featured.

Black Peppercorns Vietnamese, Whole

by AmbosDigital @ Vietnamese – Seasoned Pioneers

Vietnamese Black Pepper is for the true pepper lover seeking a gourmet pepper kick! Vibrant pepper with strong spicy tobacco notes. Seasoned Pioneers Reviewer Comments Include: Well packaged, fast delivery and a little goes a long way.

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Breaking Down the Banh Mi | XO Tours Blog

Breaking Down the Banh Mi | XO Tours Blog


XO Tours Blog

The Banh Mi is the iconic fusion Vietnamese food, but many travellers avoid it simply because some of the ingredients are unfamiliar. Here is a simple guide to understanding all the fillings and condiments in Banh Mi.

A Beginner’s Guide to Vietnamese Cuisine - quiet hut

A Beginner’s Guide to Vietnamese Cuisine - quiet hut


quiet hut

So you’ve decided to take the plunge and start cooking Vietnamese food. Congratulations! Prepared properly, Vietnamese food is healthier for you, it just plain tastes amazing. Learning a new cuisine can be fun but daunting too. It is like learning another language. Not only are the ingredients (words) different, but the ways to cook the dishes (grammar) is foreign too – the classic flavors of sweet, bitterness, savoury, salty, sour and fatty are combined in different ways. However, with the right ingredients and guidelines, you will soon find yourself well-versed. Below are links and resources to help ease your introduction

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 1: North Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

Generally, Vietnam is a very safe country in which to travel. Compared to most major tourist cities in the West – Paris, London, New York, Rome – the streets of Vietnam’s urban centers are much less threatening. However, in some of the more popular tourist destinations in Vietnam, there are a handful of tourist scams and…

Beef Pho Recipe

Beef Pho Recipe


Allrecipes

Authentic South Vietnamese Style Pho. A comforting richly seasoned beef broth is ladled over rice noodles and thinly sliced beef. Add hot sauce and plum sauce to taste and top with cilantro, basil, lime juice and bean sprouts.

Mango Tango

by Culture Magazin® @ CultureMagazin.com

Welcome to the beautiful, ancient town of Hoi An, Vietnam. Immersed between the magnificent South Vietnam Sea and the mesmerizing Thu Bon River, Hoi An is a step back in time with peddled cyclos offering rides around the picturesque lantern lit streets. Hoi An is a truly hypnotic place where you can lose yourself amongst […]

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10 Vietnamese foods you need to try | Travel Feature

10 Vietnamese foods you need to try | Travel Feature


Rough Guides

Vietnamese food is very distinct, and can be the highlight of a visit. These are 10 essential Vietnamese foods everyone should try.

More Than Just Pho: A Guide to Digging Deeper Into DFW's Vietnamese Food Scene

More Than Just Pho: A Guide to Digging Deeper Into DFW's Vietnamese Food Scene


Dallas Observer

Move beyond pho with these excellent but lesser-known DFW Vietnamese dishes.

Regional Differences in Vietnamese Cuisine - North, Central and South - The Christina's Blog

Regional Differences in Vietnamese Cuisine - North, Central and South - The Christina's Blog


The Christina's Blog

How do the tastes & cuisines of different regions in Vietnam differ? Is it sweeter in the South? Spicier in the middle? Why? Read on & find out!

Spices of Vietnam – CultureMagazin.com

Spices of Vietnam – CultureMagazin.com


CultureMagazin.com

It is without question that the sensual gratification of Vietnamese food is the most acclaimed gem of the country’s culture. The way they are cooked to ach

Bánh Xèo – Savory Vietnamese Crêpes

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Bánh xèo seems to be designed to be eaten as a family. The batter, filling ingredients, and veggies aren’t complicated to prepare, but they don’t make sense to be bought or made to be eaten by yourself. You don’t just buy 1/4 pound of pork, 8 shrimps, or buy 1/4 head of lettuce. You kind […]

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Red Spice QV

Red Spice QV


Red Spice QV

Modern Asian Food with Melburnian Attitude: A delicious new take on classic Asian dishes

Vietnamese Banana, Coconut & Tapioca Dessert (Chè Chuối)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Chè chuối is a warm, Vietnamese pudding-like dessert featuring bananas and rich coconut cream. You can easily make this at home in less than an hour! Chè in Vietnamese, refers to sweet desserts which are liquid such as drinks, pudding, or even types of ‘soup.’ So chè chuối you could say is a type of pudding, made of coconut […]

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Green Peppercorns, Whole

by AmbosDigital @ Vietnamese – Seasoned Pioneers

Green Peppercorns have a warm-hot, fruity flavour. great with chicken, pork, fish and seafood. combines really well with warm, sweet spices such as ginger and cinnamon

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Vietnamese Prawn Pho

Vietnamese Prawn Pho


BBC Good Food

Pho (pronounced 'fuh') is the umbrella term for Vietnamese noodle soup. Although usually made with beef, this version uses prawns and packs a spicy punch!

Vietnamese Papaya & Beef Jerky Salad – Gỏi Đu Đủ Khô Bò

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

This is an easy 3-ingredient papaya salad you can throw together in a few minutes. There’s t the cooking required, just easy prep so you can get to snacking. Green papaya and beef jerky salad is a light appetizer, a great choice for a snack or appetizer. My mom says she used to buy this from food carts in Vietnam. […]

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Sawleaf | Modern Vietnamese Food

Sawleaf | Modern Vietnamese Food


Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

We serve modern Vietnamese food using traditional family recipes, including pho and banh mi. Our food is healthy, delicious and served fast.

The French Influence On Vietnamese Cuisine

The French Influence On Vietnamese Cuisine


Epicure & Culture

The French have played an enormous role in influencing Vietnamese cuisine. Here's why (and how to savor it for yourself). 

Picnic season starts!

by Matt Webster @ Seasoned Pioneers

When planning food to take on days out, spices probably don’t ordinarily spring to mind, but we think that they should! Our website contains quite a few recipes that are suitable to be packed for an interesting and tasty picnic. There are some fantastic ideas for unusual dips in The Knowledge, perfect to enjoy with […]

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Hanoi Street Foods and Cuisines

by hoang @ Hanoi food tour

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam and the second largest city after Ho Chi Minh City. It is argued that the best place to find the most cherished Vietnamese cuisines is on Hanoi streets. It is almost a fact that the entire Hanoi Street is carpeted with food restaurants. One therefore finds almost any […]

Vietnamese Green Mango Salad with Shrimp (Gỏi Xoài)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Vietnamese mango salad (gỏi xoài) is a vibrant dish featuring green mangoes, shrimp, and is highlighted with fresh herbs like mint, thai basil and cilantro. It’s a mouth-watering combination of sweet, sour, salty with lots of contrasts in texture. Disclaimer: this is supposed to be a very simple salad. The one we’re making here has a bit of […]

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Vietnamese Herb Primer

Vietnamese Herb Primer


Viet World Kitchen

Vietnamese herbs are collectively known as rau thom, literally translated as fragrant leaves. "Rau" generically refers to leafy vegetables and "thom" means fragrant. Note that many of these herbs begin with the word "rau" to denote the full name. In daily conversation, however, it's okay to omit "rau" as people will still know what you're talking about! However, there are a few exceptions, such as rau ram, which you've got say both words for people to understand you. Eating and cooking Viet requires lots of fresh herbs. Some are easily recognizable, others will seem more exotic. Below are short discussion on the different kinds of herbs, how to use them and how to store them. Gardening and seed and plant sources are highlighted in the...

Vietnam’s Top 10 Exports

Vietnam’s Top 10 Exports


World's Top Exports

Vietnam shipped US$210.8 billion worth of goods around the globe in 2016, up by 269.1% since 2009 when the Great Recession kicked in and up by 30.1% from 2015 to 2016. Vietnam’s top 10 exports acco…

Banjari Gosht

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

  Here’s your chance to experience the authentic flavours of Rajasthani spices, infused in juicy mutton pieces, and the recipe is sure to impress and delight your dinner guests! Ingredients 150 mils of cooking oil 600 grams mutton sliced into chunks 200 grams onions 50 grams whole garam masala 80 grams ginger-garlic paste 25 grams red […]

Crispy Roast Pork Recipe – How to make perfect Crispy Pork Crackling?

by Holly @ Main course – Rice 'n Flour

Crispy roast pork is a very popular dish in Vietnam. It goes well with steamed rice, rice noodle (with sweet and sour dipping sauce), or tastes great just on its own. Making this dish at home is not too difficult. The biggest issue that concerns many home-cooks is probably how to make the skin crispy […]

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The Best Homestays in Sapa (For An Authentic & Personal Experience)

by Phuong Thuy @ The Christina's Blog

H’mong, Dao, and Giay people speaking English more fluently than Vietnamese, tremendous natural vistas right outside your balcony, an early morning chill with clouds hovering over the mountains, this and more is what you should expect from Sapa! Located on the northern border of Vietnam, Sapa is the only region of the country that has […]

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Beef Rendang

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

  One of Indonesia’s renowned and universally popular beef dishes is beef rendang, a slow-cooked dry curry deeply spiced with ginger and turmeric, kaffir lime and chilis. You’ll also find chicken, vegetable, and seafood rendang as well. It is also very popular in nearby Malaysia. When prepared in Malaysian style, there are sweet, sour, and savory […]

Beef Stir-Fry Appetizer (Bo Xao Lan)

by Trang @ RunAwayRice

This recipe for Beef Stir-Fry Appetizer is a tasty dish to serve with drinks at a casual gathering. Delicious chunks of tender beef are marinated with savory spices and stir-fried with red bell peppers, onions, mushrooms and bean thread noodle and then served atop toasted sesame rice crackers. Flavorful and hearty, this Beef Stir-Fry Appetizer […]

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Anise Seeds Organic, Whole

by AmbosDigital @ Vietnamese – Seasoned Pioneers

Organic Anise Seeds: warm sweet liquorice flavour. good with fish and shellfish. enhances soups, stews and tomato-based sauces

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Cooking for the Prime Minister of New Zealand

by PA @ Danang Cuisine

  Recently, I had the honor of serving Vietnamese food at my Nén Restaurant to H.E Ms Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand during the #APEC2017 week in Da Nang. She is the world’s youngest female head of government, having taken office at age 37. As I am also working in an extremely […]

Recipe: Grilled pork sandwich -Bánh mì thịt nướng

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: Grilled pork sandwich - Bánh mì thịt nướng By Helen Le Published: December 30, 2017Prep: 20 minsCook: 30 minsReady In: 50 minsYield: 3-5 (3 Servings)"Banh mi thit nuong" which is Vietnamese sandwich with grilled pork, is the special version of "banh mi". This is one of the most popular breakfast in Vietnam. Bánh mì […]

Conquering Mount Fansipan the Right Way (Tallest Mountain in Vietnam)

by Anna Suszynski @ The Christina's Blog

Mount Fansipan is the highest mountain in Vietnam and Indochina peninsula, located in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. It was once only visited by adventure seekers fit enough to make the strenuous hike, but now this mountain offers a few different experiences for all types of travelers. Regardless of the new tram that brings […]

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OC Weekly Sawleaf Feature!

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

PHO the Masses! Several weeks ago we were mentioned in a great article in the OC Weekly. It touches on our key vision in starting this concept. We wanted to create a brand that would be able share Vietnamese food and culture to a broad audience. By using quality fresh ingredients, a fast casual dining [...]

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Free Pho Sate Add-on! A bolder take on pho

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

Introducing Pho Sate (Fuh SAH-tay) We are now serving Pho Sate. It’s a free add-on that transforms the flavors in your bowl of beef or chicken pho! We add our Vietnamese-Style sate chile sauce which is made from spicy sesame oil and a punch of umami spices and aromas to give you a bold pho experience! [...]

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Discovering Sapa: A Comprehensive Guide to Visiting Vietnam’s Northern Hill Station

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Sapa is famous for its beautiful landscapes full of verdant rice paddies, rolling hills, Vietnam’s highest mountain, and hidden trails in overgrown valleys. While the idea of coming here for a trek far off from the noise and pollution of the big cities inspires wanderlust, organizing it all can be a bit daunting, especially for […]

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Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai)

by Trang @ RunAwayRice

This recipe for Vietnamese Meatballs (Xiu Mai) is a pure comfort-food dish. The tender pork meatballs are flavorful and have delicious crunch from the jicama. Cooked in a homemade tomato sauce, these hearty meatballs are absolutely mouth-watering. Super-versatile, the meatballs can be enjoyed for breakfast, as a small meal or an appetizer. Serve the Vietnamese […]

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Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)

Vietnamese Food: 25 Must-Eat Dishes in Saigon (and Where To Try Them)


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Vietnamese food is an insanely delicious cuisine. Here are 25 Vietnamese dishes you need to try, and restaurants to eat them in Saigon.

Pumpkin Spice Bread

by Trang @ RunAwayRice

Shredded fresh pumpkin and earthy spices make this Pumpkin Spice Bread recipe simply amazing. There’s no canned pureed pumpkin in this recipe. Instead, we use a fresh pie pumpkin. The recipe is really straightforward and you will love how amazing your house smells when the Pumpkin Spice Bread is baking. Enjoy the wonderful aroma of […]

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Cheap Date Mondays

by Amy Biswas @ Red Spice QV

Seriously, who doesn’t like a cheap date? Enjoy 2-4-1 Banquets at Red Spice QV every Monday. This amazing offer is valid for our $79 (Tuk Tuk) & $99 (Sampan) set menus, dinner only. Bring a friend and enjoy the feast! Two for one offer must be requested at time of booking and is not available in conjunction with […]

Custom made? Yes Please! A Guide to Custom Tailoring in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

If you haven’t already heard, Vietnam is a superstar manufacturing country.  In the last several years, many multinational companies have created manufacturing facilities in Vietnam, solidifying the country’s superstar status.  The direct consequence of this is a huge reservoir of skilled and knowledgeable workers who can do everything from shoemaking, jewelry making, dress tailoring, suit…

Red Spice Road’s 10th Birthday Bash

by Amy Biswas @ Red Spice Road

We promised a spectacular celebration, and we delivered! Red Spice Road was transformed into a bustling and fascinating Asian hawker market on Thursday October 12th to celebrate a decade of culinary bliss. The furniture moved out and the room was completely transformed as the line of expectant guests expanded out the front door. The venue […]

Celebrating Tet in Saigon

by Jimmy @

As a child, every year we always celebrated Tet (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) as it was the most important date in the yearly calendar. It was also be a date that I would dread yet enjoy at the same time. The day would start my … Read all about it!

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TOP 5 REASONS TO VISIT HO CHI MINH CITY DURING TET

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Lunar New Year, or more commonly known as Tet, is a wondrous and prosperous time in Vietnam, and is an event that is anticipated throughout the year!  It marks the arrival of spring, a brand new start for many of life’s endeavours, and is a time to appreciate and spend time with family.  If you…

Ayam Goreng – Fried Chicken

by ARAdmin @ Asian Recipes

Ayam goreng is the name applied to various Indonesian and Malaysian dishes of chicken deep-fried in coconut oil. Ayam goreng literally means “fried chicken” in Indonesian and Malay. This South-east Asian version of fried chicken has no batter coating, and is richer in spices. Marination & Spices Nasi bungkus Padang with Padang style ayam goreng.The spice mixtures vary across regions, but primarily consist of a combination of; ground shallot, garlic, Indian bay leaves, turmeric, lemongrass, tamarind juice, candlenut, galangal, salt […]

An exploration of Vietnamese Food from North to the South

by Jimmy @

Vietnamese food is simple, yet exciting and loved by millions around the world – me especially. After the first year of travel primarily through Latin America, I felt that I should spend the majority of the second year in the country of my heritage. What I … Read all about it!

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Check out our Irvine location in 3D!

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

Have you had the chance to check out our new location in Irvine just yet? If not, take a sneak peak with our 3D space viewer in the link below! 3D Sawleaf Space Travel! Come by and check us out for real as well!

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Kung Pao Mushroom recipe

by Amber @ Red Spice QV

Red Spice QV Executive Chef John McLeay shares a taste of autumn with a classic comforting Kung Pao recipe, this time made with mushrooms for all you vegetarians out there. Watch John cook the dish and follow the recipe to recreate it at home. Kung Pao Mushrooms step by step: Ingredients: 100g king mushrooms, cut […]

The Spice House

by jonathansayeb @ Cassia Cottage

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Shrimp Pho - Vietnamese Noodle Soup - The Lemon Bowl®

Shrimp Pho - Vietnamese Noodle Soup - The Lemon Bowl®


The Lemon Bowl®

This aromatic shrimp noodle soup is warm, satisfying and full of flavor thanks to all of the herbs and spices.

Food for the Soul: Eating Your Way Through Vietnam | Vietnamese Food Lovers

Food for the Soul: Eating Your Way Through Vietnam | Vietnamese Food Lovers


Vietnamese Food Lovers

You’ve probably seen this many times: a person sitting at a metal table at a hole-in-the-wall eatery, face held parallel to the plate or bowl in strong focus. In Vietnam, food isn’t just nutrition, it’s a philosophy – beautiful, complex and simple all at once. And lucky you – you can experience it yourself. A Family Affair Vietnamese food is not just an assortment of ingredients made in a specific manner. That’s a recipe, not a cuisine. At its most fundamental, Vietnamese food is both an idea and an experience. First and foremost, it’s a cuisine that celebrates the idea of family. As the writers of Golden Spoon & the Quintessence of Vietnamese Cuisine point out, “In Vietnamese culture, the family meal is always something holy. It is not only a place for reunion, but also a moment for connection, sharing [and] warmth that everyone saves for each other.” Walk around Saigon’s streets at night, and you’ll see this happy communion of souls at many a bia hoi and sidewalk restaurant: large groups laughing, shouting and cheersing over gigantic, family-style spreads of stir fries or communal hot pots. The Spice of Life However, what is most integral to Vietnamese food? For renowned Vietnamese chef Chiem Thanh Long,

Thursday Summer Thirst Quenchers @ Red Spice Road Courtyard

by Amy Biswas @ Red Spice Road

From 5-6pm every Thursday from now until the end of Feb, join the crew in the courtyard and sip on a novel beverage of boozy goodness along with a matching summer canapé to whet your appetite. This is a free event, running from 5pm to 6pm. Online registrations are required. You can register for any of […]

16 Essential Vietnamese Ingredients That Belong in Your Pantry

16 Essential Vietnamese Ingredients That Belong in Your Pantry


SAVEUR

Trying traditional Vietnamese recipes like pho or bun bo Hue? We’ve got you covered with all the essential Vietnamese ingredients you’ll need.

Red Spice Road @ the Good Food and Wine Show

by Amber @ Red Spice QV

This year we joined the Melbourne Good Food and Wine Show for the first time. Citi Australia presented a new dining precinct called EAT and that is exactly what we wanted people to do. Burma Lane and Red Spice Road joined forces to stand as one stall out of three in the precinct. Having never […]

Red Spice Road

Red Spice Road


Red Spice Road

Award-winning South East Asian-style dining experience in the heart of Melbourne.

How to make Sweet and Sour Pork Ribs recipe

by Holly @ Main course – Rice 'n Flour

Being such a familiar dish among authentic Vietnamese meals, sweet and sour pork ribs – in my opnion – are actually not easy at all to be cooked to perfection. There are two most common flaws. Firstly, the ribs might be too hard and chewy, you tend to have to rip the meat off the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Growing Tomatoes

by Jan Carlson @ quiet hut

If you’re anything like me, tomatoes are the first thing that comes to mind when you plan to have a summer garden. Of course, there are tons of varieties of veggies, fruits, herbs and edible flowers that might adorn your backyard garden throughout the year. However, most American gardeners put growing tomatoes at the very top of their gardening must-do lists thanks to the incomparable flavors of this delicious fruit and the piles of fruit that a tomato plant can produce in a relatively short period of time. In fact, just a handful of healthy tomatoes can produce a bounty

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How to Make Vietnamese Curry Powder From Scratch

How to Make Vietnamese Curry Powder From Scratch


Ginger and Scotch

Make your own homemade Vietnamese curry powder from scratch and use it for Vietnamese soups, stews, and marinades.

How to stay safe and avoid scams in Vietnam – Part 2: South Vietnam

by Tom Divers @ XO Tours Blog

In this, the second part of our two-part series on avoiding common tourist scams in Vietnam, we focus on popular tourist destinations in the south of the country. Saigon, Nha Trang and Hoi An all have their fair share of scams and safety hazards that travelers should be aware of. (Read Part 1 of this series…

Red Spice Road’s 10th Birthday Bash

by Amy Biswas @ Red Spice QV

Our big sister promised a spectacular celebration, and – as usual – delivered! Red Spice Road was transformed into a bustling and fascinating Asian hawker market on Thursday October 12th to celebrate a decade of culinary bliss. The furniture moved out and the room was completely transformed as the line of expectant guests expanded out the […]

Thai Spice

Thai Spice


Thai Spice

Thai Spice Restaurant Website

Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo)

by Trang @ RunAwayRice

Beef Noodle Soup (Pho Bo) is a quintessential Vietnamese dish and this step-by-step recipe shows you how to make this amazing, hearty soup from scratch. If you’re a fan of Beef Pho and have always wanted to learn how to make this delicious soup at home, this is an authentic recipe to try. I’ll show you […]

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Vietnamese Chicken Soup (With Elbow Macaroni)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

It has been getting coooold lately, cold for Southern California anyways! This is perfect weather for you to cook up some soup. If you haven’t built up the courage to try the bitter melon soup I posted the other week,  Vietnamese chicken soup with elbow macaroni might be a simpler start :). What’s that you […]

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Kids eat FREE Thursdays ALL SUMMER!

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

We've just introduced our "Just for kid's menu" and to celebrate, Kids (under 10) will eat FREE on Thursdays for the whole summer! Each kids meal comes with an apple juice box! Offer ends when summer does (September 22nd) so don't miss this offer!  

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Bún Bò Huế Recipe – Spicy Beef & Pork Noodle Soup

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

Bún bò Huế is a hidden Vietnamese gem that has yet to “make it” in mainstream American cuisine. It’s a rich and spicy soup with deep layers of flavor. This Central Vietnamese soup is paired with tender slices of beef and pork, then topped with lots of fresh herbs. Phở has made its way in and has grown popular quickly, so why […]

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Spice Competition

by Matt Webster @ Seasoned Pioneers

Every Indian household will have one of these spice boxes.  As a thank you for all the follows and likes over the last few months Chet over @chilliesandcloves is holding a competition on Instagram to show her appreciation.  Chet has partnered with us @seasonedpioneers and you will have the chance to win this beautiful spice […]

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Vietnamese Kho Gourmet Cooking Sauce

by AmbosDigital @ Vietnamese – Seasoned Pioneers

Serves: 3 to 4 Shelf life: up to 18 months Strictly no preservatives, no colourings, no artificial additives: no compromises Authentic Vietnamese Flavours for the Discerning Food Lover Powerfully spiced yet sweet – Kho, the authentic Vietnamese braised stew sauce – fragrant with roasted flavours of aniseed, holy basil and lemongrass. Cooking Guidelines Vietnamese Kho […]

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Behind-the-Scenes at the Sunday Spice Table

by ATM @ Red Spice Road

On a cold, wintry Melbourne Sunday, we held a special event in our Private Dining Room to celebrate all that is communal dining. Our Head Chef, Dylan McCormack, was eager to provide a feast of smoked meats, BBQ skewers, whole fish, fruit platters and more – and so we held the Sunday Spice Table. Our […]

How to make Spaghetti al Frutti di Mare (Seafood Spaghetti Recipe)

by Phương Nguyễn @ Main course – Rice 'n Flour

To the Vietnamese people, Bolognese pasta, Carbonara pasta and Spaghetti al Frutti di Mare (or Seafood spaghetti) are probably the three most common types of pasta, which are offered in Italian restaurants. Compared to the other two, I personally prefer Frutti di Mare much more since it does not take as much time to cook as Bolognese sauce […]

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An exploration of Vietnamese Food from North to the South - Jimmy Eats World

An exploration of Vietnamese Food from North to the South - Jimmy Eats World


Jimmy Eats World

An exploration of Vietnamese food, as I spent eight months traveling from North to South of Vietnam. There's more to Vietnamese food than just Pho.

Red Spice Road @ the Good Food and Wine Show

by ATM @ Red Spice Road

This year we joined the Melbourne Good Food and Wine Show for the first time. Citi Australia presented a new dining precinct called EAT and that is exactly what we wanted people to do. Burma Lane and Red Spice Road joined forces to stand as one stall out of three in the precinct. Having never […]

The Laneway Community | Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2018

by Amy Biswas @ Red Spice Road

Join us in celebrating this Festival tradition! When: Sunday March 25th at 12pm Where: McKillop street – right outside Red Spice Road What: A community laneway feast, with matching wines How Much: $143 per person Bookings: Purchase your tickets here Nothing says community quite like our annual Laneway Lunch. A joyful culinary occasion that has […]

A Red Spice Valentine’s Day

by Amy Biswas @ Red Spice QV

Celebrate the annual day of love at Red Spice QV with our sumptuous Valentine’s Day menu. When: Wednesday February 14th, from 5pm What: A four-course banquet menu with a glass of bubbles or beer on arrival How Much: $75 per person Reservations: Book online here The Menu: Watermelon, sticky duck relish, mint Scallop, miso butter, […]

Fourteen Reasons Why I Love Vietnam

by Jimmy @

This is the second successive year that I’ve returned to Vietnam. The first stint lasted nearly nine months that took me from the north to south; with my recently stay only lasting a quick two months. What can I say – I just love the place! Vietnam is a popular … Read all about it!

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Dieting for summer?

by Matt Webster @ Seasoned Pioneers

Did you know that herbs, spices and seasonings can be fully enjoyed when you’re trying to lose weight? There is no reason at all to restrict yourself to eating plain meats, fish, salads and vegetables as you can spice them up without adding those dreaded extra calories! Many of our spice blends are wonderful used […]

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Off The Beaten Path in Vietnam

by Brinda Shah @ XO Tours Blog

Vietnam is seeing more and more visitors each year, with the actual number of tourists per year reaching well over 6 million.  Some areas in Vietnam, such as Halong Bay, Sapa, and Hoi An, are very beautiful but also packed with tourists year round.  Fortunately, if you want to get away from the crowds, you…

The Four Pillars Dinner

by Amy Biswas @ Red Spice Road

When: Wednesday February 28th from 6:30pm What: A four course banquet-style menu with matching Four Pillars cocktails How Much: $120 per person Bookings: Tickets can be purchased online here We join forces with Melbourne’s favourite gin – Four Pillars, for an exceptional evening of Red Spice Road’s finest, matched with Four Pillars gin cocktails. The style […]

Recipe: Combo dessert soup- Chè thưng

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: Combo dessert soup- Chè thưngBy Helen Le Published: January 10, 2018Prep: 40 minsCook: 60 minsReady In: 1 hr 40 minsChe Thung is a popular Vietnamese sweet soup with coconut milk soup base and various kinds of beans, lotus seeds, and peanuts etc. There is also another dessert called Che Ba Ba, which is very […]

Our Summer Sawleaf Specials!

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

SAWLEAF SUMMER SPECIALS! Pho, banh mi, bun, and beer all in one place? Sawleaf Vietnamese Café at The Market Place is the place to be this summer with great food and amazing offers for everyone to enjoy. Sawleaf Vietnamese Café offers a variety of delicious menu items that are made from the sawleaf, which is the key ingredient in their dishes because it heightens the [...]

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Two Days in Hanoi – How to Make the Most of It

by Juliana Hahn @ The Christina's Blog

Small alleys crammed with food stalls, delicious smells filling the air of the quaint Old Town streets and imposing monuments honoring Vietnam’s rich and turbulent history— all that and more is Hanoi. If you are planning a short trip here and want to see all the main attractions, this two-day itinerary of the capital is […]

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$2 Beer Fridays & Saturdays starting this week!

by ADMIN @ Sawleaf Vietnamese Cafe

Catch our happy hour all summer! $2 Beers all day Friday’s and Saturday’s! Make it a pho and beer night on the weekends. Happy hour only valid at our Irvine Market Place location! Address: 13786-C Jamboree Rd. Irvine, CA 92602 Friday-Saturday 11AM-10PM We’ll see you there! ______________ For more info about Sawleaf Cafe Follow us [...]

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A Thrilling Hai Van Pass Adventure With Onetrip

by Phuc Nguyen @ The Christina's Blog

Vietnam is a fabulous country that sings harmonies of the wild jungle and the people that venture through it. That is a destination that you must visit at least once in your life if you seek adventure. One of the most desired places to stay in Vietnam for both foreigners and locals alike is Da […]

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Vietnamese Pepper: market update -


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Spices since 1951 - Buy spices online. Vietnamese Pepper: market update

Bún Bò Huế Recipe - Spicy Beef & Pork Noodle Soup

Bún Bò Huế Recipe - Spicy Beef & Pork Noodle Soup


HungryHuy.com

Bún bò Huế is a hidden Vietnamese gem that has yet to “make it” in mainstream American cuisine. It’s a rich and spicy soup with deep layers of flavor. This Central Vietnamese soup is paired with tender slices of beef and pork, then topped with lots of fresh herbs. Phở has made its way in and has grown popular quickly, so why …

Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

by Jaden @ Steamy Kitchen Recipes

This Pad Thai Salad recipe features a healthy salad, fit as a main course. This recipe is courtesy of celebrity chef Bobby Flay’s new cookbook Bobby Flay Fit: 200 Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle. Learn how to make a spicy, nutty salad dressing Instead of shrimp, you can add grilled chicken breast We’ve teamed up with […]

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Win Balsamic Vinegar & Peppercorns to spice up your strawberries!

by Matt Webster @ Seasoned Pioneers

If you’re tempted to try our Black Pepper & Balsamic Strawberries recipe, be sure to enter our competition to win a bottle of Gift of Oil Matured Estate Nurtured Classic Balsamic Vinegar and a Seasoned Pioneers Gourmet Peppercorns Gift Selection! Simply email your answer to the following question to info@seasonedpioneers.co.uk with the word ‘Competition‘ in […]

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Meet the Spice Pioneer

by Matt Webster @ Seasoned Pioneers

Introducing a superb new and unique subscription box, unlike anything previously seen in the UK! We treasure our loyal following of adventurous cooks and wanted to take things a step further in our pursuit of fabulous international spices and seasonings for you to enjoy. The Spice Pioneer has been recruited to roam the culinary world […]

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A Career of Crime Investigation

by Culture Magazin® @ CultureMagazin.com

By: Julie Arounlasy Thai Truong, a Vietnamese-Canadian inspector, was 10 when he watched the TV show Cops with his father. Thai Truong started working for York Regional Police sixteen years ago, predominantly as a detective sergeant specializing in human trafficking. He recently got promoted from detective sergeant to inspector and is the youngest inspector the […]

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Vegetarian Pho Recipe (Vietnamese Noodle Soup) - Cookie and Kate

Vegetarian Pho Recipe (Vietnamese Noodle Soup) - Cookie and Kate


Cookie and Kate

This vegetarian pho (Vietnamese noodle soup) is full of flavor, thanks to spices, herbs and sautéed shiitake mushrooms! It’s easy and fun to make, too.

Anise Seeds, Whole

by AmbosDigital @ Vietnamese – Seasoned Pioneers

Anise seeds have a warm sweet liquorice flavour. good with fish and shellfish. enhances soups, stews and tomato-based sauces

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Curry Leaves

by AmbosDigital @ Vietnamese – Seasoned Pioneers

Curry Leaves: musky nutty and lemon flavour. use whole or ground in many vietnamese and asian dishes. great with lamb, fish, seafood, rice and vegetables

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Pho Ga: Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup • Steamy Kitchen Recipes

Pho Ga: Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup • Steamy Kitchen Recipes


Steamy Kitchen Recipes

In this Vietnamese Chicken Pho (Pho Ga) recipe, you’ll learn how to make a home-cooked, authentic Vietnamese chicken noodle soup. Learn how to clean your chicken properly before making the Chicken Pho broth Learn how to prevent dried, tough chicken meat This soup is lighter, easier to cook than its more well-known cousin, Vietnamese Beef …

Recipe: BUTTER BEEF – Bò Lăn Bơ

by Helen Le @ Danang Cuisine

Recipe: BUTTER BEEF - Bò Lăn BơBy Helen Le Published: December 11, 2017Prep: 20 minsCook: 10 minsReady In: 30 minsYield: 1 (1-2 Servings)Butter beef seems to be widely known among the overseas Vietnamese but is not a popular dish in Vietnam. However, it's a worth-trying appetizer with easy-to-find ingredients. Let give it a try!Bò lăn […]

How to make Chicken Rice (“Instant” Recipe)

by Xuan Tran @ Main course – Rice 'n Flour

‘Adversity is the mother of wisdom’ – the saying is especially true for the lifestyle of students – who struggle daily on a budget, and especially abroad students who study in a culture different from their homeland. This ‘instant’ chicken rice recipe was ‘invented’ in those days when my head was drowning in exams and […]

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Pho is a popular meal-in-a-bowl noodle soup in Vietnam.  This spice paste contains a blend of ginger, coriander, star anise and cinnamon.  Beef, chicken or pork, bean sprouts, sweet basil leaves, lime / lemon and chillies are usually served with this dish.

Hanoi Is World's Best City For Food | Wendy Wu Tours Blog

Hanoi Is World's Best City For Food | Wendy Wu Tours Blog


Wendy Wu Tours Blog

Hanoi has topped The Telegraph's "World's Greatest Cities For Food" list. And it's easy to see why the Vietnamese capital city has made it to number one.

Recipe: Roasted prawns with Cambodian tamarind + shallot sauce

by Amy Biswas @ Red Spice Road

What goes hand in hand with an Aussie Summer? Succulent and juicy prawns of course! Our Executive Chef, John McLeay, has been good to us and let us know a secret recipe for the perfect prawn dish with that special Red Spice twist. INGREDIENTS 12 large green prawns, peeled and deveined, tail and head left […]

Pork Belly Recipe for Bánh Mì (Vietnamese Sandwiches)

by Huy @ HungryHuy.com

At Vietnamese sandwich shops, you’ll find a dizzying number of meat options like grilled chicken, grilled beef, sardines, and even some Chinese influenced options like xíu mại. However, with Vietnamese sandwiches, pork seems to be king–you’ll always see pork options like chả lụa (meat loaf), thịt nướng (grilled pork), nem nướng (ground & grilled pork), bì […]

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The Asian Summer Test Kitchen | December 5th 2017

by Amy Biswas @ Red Spice Road

** This event has sold out** Be transported to a South-East Asian foodie oasis When: Tuesday December 5th at 6:30pm Where: Red Spice Road, 27 McKillop Street, Melbourne CBD What: Nine unique dishes never before seen on the Red Spice Road menu How Much: $120 per person including matching wines Bookings: Tickets have sold out for this event […]

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