Recipes

Easy Bánh Cuốn / Bánh Ướt Recipe (Vietnamese Rice Rolls)

When I travel, I enjoy taking in the sights but, more importantly, the cuisine of the places I visit. One of the best meals I’ve ever had is banh cuon, a Vietnamese specialty consisting of steamed rice rolls covered with fish sauce and served with fresh Vietnamese sides. Just one taste of this delectable treat […]

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Bún Thịt Nướng Recipe (Vietnamese Grilled Pork & Rice Noodles)

Bun thit nuong is a popular traditional dish in Vietnamese cuisine. Marinated grilled pork and rice noodles loaded with fresh herbs like Thai basil, green onions, and lemongrass make up this dish. Alongside this delectable salad is the mouthwatering nuoc cham sauce, a prepared fish sauce.  The name bun thit nuong (originally written as Bún

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Vietnamese Fish Sauce Recipe (Nước Chấm)

As a staple in Vietnamese cuisine, the Vietnamese dipping sauce, nuoc cham, is a stepping stone when it comes to creating an authentic Vietnamese meal. Locally, you will find it simply known as “dipping sauce.” Nuoc cham is paired with appetizers like spring rolls and main dishes. Growing up Vietnamese, nuoc cham was almost always

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Best Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe (Gỏi Cuốn) w/ Peanut Sauce

Vietnamese spring rolls are my go-to snack when I’m in the mood for fresh, healthy comfort food. These rolls contain fresh shrimp, rice noodles, and fresh vegetables, all wrapped together in a rice paper roll and with a delicious peanut butter/hoisin sauce dipping. This cold snack is the perfect summertime snack and is highly nutritious

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Best Bún Riêu Recipe (Vietnamese Crab, Pork & Tomato Noodle Soup)

Bun rieu is a Vietnamese noodle soup that’s like no other. This soup is prepared with shrimp, tomatoes, meat broth, tofu, vegetables, and many other herbs and spices. Its major component is tofu, but what makes it truly unique are the rieu, which are meatballs made of pork, shrimp, prawns, or crab. With all these

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Best Bánh Xèo – Crispy & Savory Vietnamese Crêpes / Pancakes

If you’re looking for a recipe to feed the crowd, look no further than this irresistible crispy banh xeo. Banh xeo, also known as “Vietnamese pancakes,” is a delicious option for casual get-togethers with friends and family. These yummy Vietnamese crêpes are stuffed with delicious flavors like sliced pork, shrimp, mung bean, bean sprouts, and

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