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Delicious Vietnam #19 – November 2011 Round-Up

November 22, 2011
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Ethnically Chinese but born in Vietnam, my parents fled Saigon for a better life in their late-20s with me barely 2 years old. We ended up in New York City with few physical possessions but with a life-long affinity to Vietnamese food. Growing up, and not realizing it at the time, I could always distinguish […]

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Join me for this month’s Delicious Vietnam blogging event!

November 1, 2011
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Remember when I said I was obsessed with making curries lately? One particular curry I have been thoroughly obsessing about is Vietnamese Curry. The problem is that I’ve nearly run out of Vietnamese curry powder! Yes, there is actually a very specific thing as Vietnamese curry powder and here is what one of the brands […]

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Chicken Curry Spring Rolls (“Cary Cha Gio”)

October 9, 2011
Curry Chicken Spring Rolls

Vietnamese fried springs rolls are probably one of my top 10 favorite foods. These little crispy bundles of a delicious meat-seafood combination are flavored with Vietnamese fish sauce and traditionally rolled with rice paper. To make them extra crispy, the rice paper should be moistened in water that has been mixed with corn starch. I’ve […]

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Operation Pho Noodle Soup in Sunny Dunny

September 10, 2011
Vietnamese Pho

While I was in Scotland visiting Scotch’s parents, my father-in-law (FIL) wanted to learn more about Chinese and Vietnamese cooking. Being avid readers of my blog (they are so sweet and supportive!), he mentioned that he was very keen on learning how to make Pho – the Vietnamese rice noodle soup – that he had […]

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