Bun nem ran (foto: Kim Le Cao © Pho Vietnam)

Cha gio & Nem ran | Fried spring rolls of rice paper

Preparing fresh crab is an uphill struggle. But it’s so incredibly delicious, so I can’t stop myself. For this recipe, I went out of my mind and I bought 1.2 kilograms of crab claws. Which I combine with a little shrimp. But choose your own ingredients, amounts and proportions. Minced […]

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

Cao lau | Cao lau noodles

Ingredients Xa Xiu-marinade 500 g pork belly (in 2 pieces) 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp honey ½ tsp salt 1 tsp five spice powder 2 tbsp rice wine (optional) ground black pepper 5 garlic cloves, mashed Pork broth 2 l water 500 g soup pork meat […]

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Pho cuon thit bo (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Pho cuon thit bo | Beef rice noodle rolls

Ingredients 250g beef ½ tsp sugar ¼ tsp salt 2 tsp fish sauce black pepper 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 package fresh rice noodle sheets kai choy mustard cabbage fresh herbs to taste: coriander, mint, Thai basil dried fried onions basic dipping sauce Nuoc cham Preparation Marinate the beef […]

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Banh hoi heo quay (foto: Pho Vietnam © Kim Le Cao)

Heo quay | Roast pork belly

Ingredients 500 g pork belly with rind (one piece) ½ tsp salt 1 tsp Chinese five spice powder 1½ tsp sugar ½ tsp black pepper 1-2 cloves of garlic rind mixture: 2 tsp vinegar or lemon juice + 1 tsp salt Dressing basic fish sauce dipping Nuoc cham spring onion […]

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

Cha ca chien | Fish cakes

IngredientsFor about 15 fish patties. ½ kilo cod 750 g plaice fillet 1 shallot, minced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp roughly grounded black pepper ½ chili pepper, chopped (the top with seed for heat; the bottom with less seed for mild taste) 2 tbsp sugar 2½ tbsp fish sauce […]

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

Tom nuong | Grilled gambas

Ingredients 500 g large tiger prawns, unpeeled 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 8 dried chilis (amount to taste) 2 garlic cloves, smashed 4 spring onions, chopped (with the green stalks) lemon, in wedges (optional) oil Dipping sauce & Dressing basic fish dipping sauce Nuoc cham Garnish suggestions fresh herbs […]

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

Bun bo xao sa | Noodle salad with lemon grass beef

Ingredients (4 portions) 500 g beef, in thin slices 2½ tbsp fish sauce 1 tbsp sugar ground black pepper 1 stalk lemongrass, white part only, bruised en finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 small onion, finely chopped a few drops of sesame oil sesame seed, toasted in a […]

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