Tag Archives: Vietnamese Food

Ca Hap – Vietnamese Ginger Steamed Fish

Let me introduce to one of my most favorite recipes: Ca Hap. Nothing is more homey to me than rice and delicately steamed fish topped with glass noodles, ginger, fermented soy beans (which tastes so much better than it sounds), … Continue reading

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Bun Canh Ca Ngot – Sweet Fish Noodle Soup

So it’s been a long time because: 1. My camera was broken until somewhat recently fixed 2. I have an almost full time job plus a part time night job…..gotta save up for school somehow! Hopefully once I get in … Continue reading

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Bun Ca Tom Chay – Vermicelli, Tomato & Pineapple Vegetarian Soup

Continuing our vegetarian theme, this recipe was also made during Lunar New Year week. This recipe is a made up concoction – no real name to it – but still delicious and full of nutrition from the mushroom, tomatoes, and … Continue reading

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Cha Gio Chay – Vegetarian Eggrolls

Chuc mung nam moi (belated)!!! It’s my year – year of the rabbit (cat in the Vietnamese tradition) – and I have a great feeling it’s going to be a good one! It’s been so hectic lately with work, school … Continue reading

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Banh Bot Loc – Vietnamese Shrimp & Pork Dumplings

Lately, I have been very busy travelling and interviewing for optometry school. On my recent trip to California, I stayed with an aunt who is a wonderful cook, and for dinner she served homemade banh bot loc sans banana leaf. … Continue reading

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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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