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Braised caramel pork with pepper thịt kho tiêu

Braised caramel pork with pepper thịt kho tiêu

This month we would like to introduce to you a variation of the Vietnamese classic recipe thịt kho or braised caramel pork, namingly thịt kho tiêu or braised caramel pork with pepper. This recipe has been passed over to us by the lovely Miss Tâm from La Kitchenette de Miss Tâm, a French blogger and[…]Lire la suite

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Vietnamese vegetarian stew đồ ăn chay

Vietnam is a country of Buddhism tradition which one of the basic principles is the consumption of non animal food. During the big celebrations, Vietnamese people usually eat vegetarian meals, composed of tofu, vegetables or fruits pickles. Tourists visiting the numerous temples of the country can also discover Vietnamese vegetarian cuisine (đồ ăn chay) cooked by the monks themselves. This[…]Lire la suite

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Traditional mooncakes recipe bánh nướng

Inseparable from the Moon Festival, the mooncakes are a very appreciated cake from young and old alike. They are offered to relatives, between families or commercial partners and are often well packaged in beautiful boxes. They are traditionally filled with different flavors: lotus beans paste, mungo beans paste, black sesame paste or even 5 various nuts and[…]Lire la suite

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The Moon Festival, Têt trung thu

Paper lantern for the Moon Festival

Traditional festival in the rice-growing countries of East and South-East Asia, the Moon Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival , is celebrated the 15th evening of the eigth month of the lunar calendar. In 2016, the Mid-Autumn Festival will officialy be held September 15 but festivities will already start around this date and will last for a week.[…]Lire la suite

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The best drinks in Vietnam (part 2)

In the same vibe as the first article posted last week and as part of a special fresh summer post series, this second article continues the discovering of the best drinks in Vietnam, in order to make you discover known, less known or totally exotic but always yummy drinks!

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Sinh tố xoài recipe (Vietnamese mango milkshake)

English-speaking people have their milkshake, Indians have their lassi … and Vietnamese have their sinh tố ! You won’t have any problem finding this sweet and creamy beverage around in the streets of Saigon, Hanoi or Hôi An. The tropical climate of Vietnam allows the farmers to cultivate a lot of exotic fruits that can[…]Lire la suite

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The best drinks in Vietnam (part 1)

Whether it be in the busy streets or in the hip coffees of Saigon or Hanoï, there are numerous kinds of fresh drinks served in Vietnam. Being a country of warm and humid tropical climate, the heath is omnipresent and thus this explains for most part the diversity of drinks found in this country. Having observed[…]Lire la suite

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Caramelized pork with eggs thịt kho trứng

Thịt kho trứng caramelized pork with eggs

You probably know the vietnamese meal thịt kho also called caramelized pork or braised pork with caramel. But have you ever tasted a variation on this recipe called thịt kho trứng or caramelized pork with eggs? This one still very rare in most restaurants, yet it’s a real comfort food. “Thịt kho” means “meat slowly cooked[…]Lire la suite

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Our adventure

Our adventure

During our multiple trips to Vietnam, we have discovered wonderful things this country could offer. Lots of flavors and colors, delicious smells of tea and coffee, wild adventure, flowers perfume and exotic fruits in abundance, kindness and simplicity of Vietnamese people, dynamism of the old capital Saïgon, cultural and artistic wealth despite years of war,[…]Lire la suite