Posts Tagged: Vietnamese

Mas Instant Pho

Instant Pho

My first choice when available is homemade pho, my next is Pho Royal if in Loudoun, but sometimes I just can’t get myself to whip out the stockpot and others I refuse to schlep it to the restaurant.  What to

Mas Instant Pho

Instant Pho

My first choice when available is homemade pho, my next is Pho Royal if in Loudoun, but sometimes I just can’t get myself to whip out the stockpot and others I refuse to schlep it to the restaurant.  What to

Homemade Banh Mi

Banh Mi in a Pinch

Last year I taught a few cooking classes.  One of the classes I taught was a “Banh mi in a Pinch”  Vietnamese sandwich class.  My menu consisted of banh mi xa xiu (meatballs), 5 spice chicken, and the original thit

Homemade Banh Mi

Banh Mi in a Pinch

Last year I taught a few cooking classes.  One of the classes I taught was a “Banh mi in a Pinch”  Vietnamese sandwich class.  My menu consisted of banh mi xa xiu (meatballs), 5 spice chicken, and the original thit

Lemongrass Chicken

Vietnamese Week at saVUry&sweet

What has saVUryandsweet been up to? A lot.  Vietnamese week (in preparation for teaching a Vietnamese cooking class at Cook!), renovating the kitchen, Food & Wine Festival at National Harbor, and much more. This is my kitchen.  Excuse the fluff

Lemongrass Chicken

Vietnamese Week at saVUry&sweet

What has saVUryandsweet been up to? A lot.  Vietnamese week (in preparation for teaching a Vietnamese cooking class at Cook!), renovating the kitchen, Food & Wine Festival at National Harbor, and much more. This is my kitchen.  Excuse the fluff

Banh Tieu Ngon

Bánh Ngon Nhất Vietnam – Tastiest Bread of Vietnam

I went for 8 years of my life before ever discovering bánh tiêu (pronounced bon tew), my husband went for 23 years before discovering Vietnamese food, this just boggles me.  If you’re reading this and have never heard of it

Banh Tieu Ngon

Bánh Ngon Nhất Vietnam – Tastiest Bread of Vietnam

I went for 8 years of my life before ever discovering bánh tiêu (pronounced bon tew), my husband went for 23 years before discovering Vietnamese food, this just boggles me.  If you’re reading this and have never heard of it

Chuc mung nam moi! – Happy Lunar New Year!

For the Chinese, it’s the year of the Rabbit, for the Vietnamese it’s the year of the Cat.  My dear friend Cat posted an interesting article on her facebook as to why the Vietnamese celebrate the cat versus the rabbit. 

Chuc mung nam moi! – Happy Lunar New Year!

For the Chinese, it’s the year of the Rabbit, for the Vietnamese it’s the year of the Cat.  My dear friend Cat posted an interesting article on her facebook as to why the Vietnamese celebrate the cat versus the rabbit. 

Vietnamese caramelized pork

Growing up I never appreciated Vietnamese cuisine for the deliciousness it is.  In my younger days I would have taken a happy meal over a bowl of rice and meat any day.  But having been away from my mom’s daily

Vietnamese caramelized pork

Growing up I never appreciated Vietnamese cuisine for the deliciousness it is.  In my younger days I would have taken a happy meal over a bowl of rice and meat any day.  But having been away from my mom’s daily