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

Pho ga | Pho with chicken

IngredientsThe cooking time can be minimized to the cooking time for the chicken, but for an extra flavorful broth, a longer cooking time is required. Broth 1 whole chicken, over 1 kilo 5 l water 50 g ginger, unpeeled 1 onion, unpeeled 4 star anise 1½ tbsp salt 2½ tbsp […]

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Mi hoanh thanh (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Mi hoanh thanh | Wonton noodle soup

Ingredients 1 or 2 packages wonton sheets (not ‘for deep fry’), defrost 250 g slices of pork belly, roughly chopped 250 g shrimp, depending on the size in 2 or 3 pieces minced 1 tsp sugar 2 tsp fish sauce ground black pepper 1 tsp sesame oil 100 g bamboo […]

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Bun bo Hue (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Bun bo Hue | Hue noodle soup

Ingredients 4 liters of water 2½ kilos of meat (amount to taste):– 1 kilo of pork with bone, e.g. pork leg, ribs (pork feet to taste).– 1 kg of beef with bone and fat, e.g. knuckle, shank, brisket.– 500 g beef steak Vietnamese pork sausage Cha lua (optional), cut into […]

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Bun thang (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Bun thang | Ladder noodle soup

Ingredients 2 eggs, beaten Vietnamese sausage Cha lua, in thin strips vermicelli, cooked according to instructions shiitake mushrooms (optional) fresh herbs to taste: coriander, spring onion, mint, Vietnamese coriander Rau ram, chili, bird’s eye chili, etc. lemon, cut into wedges pinch of salt or fish sauce drops ground black pepper […]

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Bun bo gio heo | Beef and pork knuckle noodle soup

Ingredients rice vermicelli (the large and/or small variant), according to instructions bean sprouts mixed salad or iceberg lettuce coriander mint Vietnamese coriander Rau ram Thai basil (optional) Onion sambal 1 onion, in slices 4 tbsp sambal oelek (more or less to taste) oil, about 4 tablespoons Broth 2 l of […]

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Thit nuong (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Thit nuong | Vietnamese grilled meat

Ingredients 1 kilo combination pork belly and pork ribs 4 tbsp fish sauce 3 tbsp sugar black pepper 3 garlic clove, minced 1 stalk lemongrass, white part only, bruised and finely chopped Side dishes white rice, vermicelli and/or baguette fresh salad to taste and/or Vietnamese mixed lettuce and fresh herbs […]

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Hu tieu (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Hu tieu | Noodle soup with xa xiu and shrimps

Ingredients Xa xiu, Chinese roasted pork 12 shrimps, peeled but keep the shells for the broth 8 quail eggs (optional) bean sprouts celery leaves Chinese chives, in large pieces fresh herbs to taste: coriander, Thai basil, spring onion, etc. dried fried onions Sriracha chili sauce rice noodles, according to instructions; […]

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Cha ca Ha Noi (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Cha ca Ha Noi | Hanoi kurkuma fish with dill

Ingredients 500 g monkfish, in bite-sized pieces Marinade ¼ tsp shrimp paste (more to taste) ½ tsp fish sauce ½ tsp salt black pepper ½ tsp sugar 1 tsp turmeric 1 tbsp yogurt, preferably full-fat yogurt 3 tbsp fresh galangal (quantity to taste), finely crushed Vegetables 1 bunch dill, stems […]

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Mi Quang (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Mi Quang | Quang noodles

IngredientsI sprinkle my bowl of Mi Quang with lots of lemon juice and fresh mint, that really fits this dish. 250 g of pork belly or pork steaks or combination of both, in slices 500 g shrimp, peeled 1 onion, finely chopped 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp […]

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