Vietnamese Daikon and Carrot Pickles (Do Chua) provides a sweet-sour component to many Vietnamese dishes. Get this recipe for Vietnamese pickle. Recipe by Asian Inspirations
Vietnamese Beef Noodle Salad (Bun Bo Xao) is a refreshingly light but flavoursome meal. Make this stir-fried beef and vermicelli salad at home. Recipe by Asian Inspirations.
This Vegetarian Pho uses vegetables, herbs and spices to make a delicious broth. Create this take on the classic Vietnamese noodle soup. Recipe by Asian Inspirations.
Despite its popularity throughout Vietnam, the origins of this dish pretty hazy because it is called different names in different parts of the country! In north, these Fried Spring Rolls are called Nem Ran and in the south it is known as Cha Gio. Regardless, this dish is one of the preferred food on special occasions for all Vietnamese such as Tet and other family festivities.
This is a simple Vietnamese chicken salad to make as it is bursts with sweet, salty and sour flavours from its sugar, lime and fish sauce. The crunchy carrot, cabbage and shallots gives a nice texture to the salad.
Banh mi is the Vietnamese term for “bread”, the baguette that is used to make the popular Vietnamese sandwich. The Vietnamese baguette is crispy on the outside and fluffy in the inside. With ingredients of flavourful grilled lemongrass pork with chilli, coriander, chilli and mayonnaise, this banh mi is great to be eaten as a snack or as a main.
Bun Cha is a light and refreshing dish that is made out of noodles (bun), pork patties (cha) and thin pork slices. Bun Cha is originated from Hanoi and it is also one of the most popular dishes in Hanoi. Instead of mixing the sauce into the noodles together with the meat, the meat is separated from the noodles. The meat sits in the dipping sauce which has a slightly sweet taste. You pick some noodles with your chopsticks and dunk it into the dipping sauce and then eat with the pork and Vietnamese herbs.
Pho is an extremely popular dish in Australia, and it’s no wonder why- the meltingly tender beef cooked in light yet aromatic stock, balanced by a healthy amount of fresh Asian herbs, makes for a hearty meal. Recreate authentic Vietnamese pho within the comforts of your home today!
With a mix of rich and intense flavours, Tom Rim is a popular dish amongst Vietnamese households. It is savoury, salty and sweet, making it the perfect complement to steamed rice and vegetables.
A popular Vietnamese dish that is usually served like a salad with freshly barbecued meat. Thịt nuong literally means baked or barbecued meat, and the meat is always pork. Bun means noodles, and for this dish it’s a rice vermicelli noodle which is sold in small packages as dried rice sticks. Bun thit nuong is a refreshing bowl of vermicelli noodles topped with flavourful grilled pork marinated in fish sauce, shallots, garlic, sugar, and mixed with mint leaves, bean sprouts, peanuts and other crunchy vegetables. It is then filled with generous nuoc cham sauce which completes the dish with sweet and sour flavours. With so much fresh flavours, it’s definitely a winner at home or entertaining friends.
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