February 2015 - Halong Junk Cruises

Monthly Archives: February 2015

Grilled shrimp paste – a whole ocean in one bit

Grilled shrimp paste-a whole ocean in one bit

Grilled shrimp paste, which has been roughly translated in Vietnamese as chao tom, was originally created by the ingenious cooks for the imperial kitchen in Hue. Walking along some streets and stopping at one grilled shrimp paste vendor in Hue, Hanoi or Saigon will give you the chance for tasting that dish with unforgettable flavor!

Green Gourd Soup with Fresh Prawns Recipe

Green Gourd Soup with Fresh Prawns Recipe

One easy soup I want to introduce today is Green Gourd Soup with Fresh Prawns (Canh Bí Tôm Tươi). From many Vietnamese Soup Recipes, I think this dish is really suitable in hot days, especially when summer is coming soon. The natural sweetness from prawns will create a fantastic flavor for your soup broth. Vietnam

Caramelized Tilapia Fish with Pork Belly in Fish Sauce

Caramelized Tilapia Fish with Pork Belly in Fish Sauce

One of my favorite Vietnamese Fish Recipes in rainy days like Houston today is Caramelized Tilapia Fish with Pork Belly in Fish Sauce (Cá Rô Kho Thịt Ba Rọi) Serving with steamed rice and hot soup is delicious. With a little pepper and chili on top will make you have a good appetite when eating.