Recipes

Gan ga sup lo | Kippenlevertjes met bloemkool

For lunch I like to eat a Surinamese sandwich with chicken livers, pickled cucumber and sambal. There are plenty of applications with chicken livers. Not everyone likes them. This is a dish that my mother sometimes makes for a rice table. Just simple and tasty. Ingredients 350 g chicken livers […]

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Een kom Pho (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Pho, Vietnam in a bowl

Pho is the national dish of Vietnam. The name of the dish sometimes carries the base of the broth to indicate which variant is meant. The two best known are Pho bo (beef), and Pho ga (chicken). Often the word Pho is used alone, referred to the original version Pho […]

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Banh mi (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Banh mi | Vietnamese sandwiches

Banh mi is literally translated as ‘bread’ and in Vietnam mainly French bread or baguette is made. The bread in Vietnam is sublime, because learned from the French colonizers and French are masters in baking ‘baguettes’. Though copied from the French, Banh mi can not be more Vietnamese. If you’re […]

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Goi ga (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Goi ga | Chicken salad

Goi ga is a delicious chicken salad and typical Vietnamese. Due to the spicy and peppery flavor of Vietnamese coriander Rau ram and the ginger dressing, this dish gets its authentic taste with a fresh, tropical scent. However, some people won’t like Rau ram. For some taste buds it will […]

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Goi cuon chay (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Goi cuon chay | Vegetarian fresh spring rolls

As a child I knew the word chay really only from the monks who so-called ‘an chay’, eat buddhist food. This means first that they eat no meat and no salt. Today, this word often means ‘vegetarian’, but there is a difference between vegetarian and Buddhist. Vegetarian travelers to Vietnam […]

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Banh canh cha ca | Udon noodles soup with fish cake

This noodle uses Japanese udon noodles. There are many variants of Banh Canh because you can vary endlessly with the broth and meats. Japanese udon noodles are made from wheat flour, Vietnamese noodles are made from tapioca and rice flour. It does not matter whether you use the Japanese or […]

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