Monthly Archives: October 2010

Cha Lua Chay – Vegetarian Vietnamese “Ham”

Cha lua is a true Vietnamese dish that is made of pork. It is used as the meat portion of many dishes such as banh uot or cuon (white rice noodle sheets often seen at dim sum), banh mi (Vietnamese … Continue reading

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Goi Cuon Tom Thit – Shrimp & Pork Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Goi cuon translates to “rolled salad”, so you can expect lots of veggies. Traditionally, the main ingredients are pork and shrimp, but I have seen a few variations such as the vegetarian version our family makes that includes tofu, cha … Continue reading

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