Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe (Gỏi cuốn)

This traditional Vietnamese Spring Roll recipe (gỏi cuốn) is a fresh and healthy recipe, full of veggies, lean meat, and shrimp so you can chow down with less guilt :). Made from just rice and water, the rice paper (bánh tráng) could be easily used for lots of other things. At one Vietnamese market, over five brands of this stuff. All with multi-lingual packaging: Vietnamese,…

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Vietnamese Fried Tofu w/ Tomato Sauce – Dau Sot Ca Chua

Here’s a dish I enjoyed a lot growing up. It’s a very simple fried tofu and tomato dish (Dau Sot Ca Chua) that is one of my fav comfort foods! A version I had occasionally was tofu filled with ground pork too. As a kid I ate the meatless version on this page a lot, but never even considered the work my parents…

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Thịt Kho Recipe – (Vietnamese Braised Pork with Eggs)

This thịt kho recipe is a low and slow braise so the meat is going to be reeeeally tender. In this recipe we’re going to use pork belly because the fat on it makes this taste much better. If you can get pork belly with the bones, you’ll have even better results, but you can also substitute for whatever cut you…

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How to Make: Nuoc Mau (Caramel Sauce)

What you need:4 tablespoons sugar (enough for my thit kho recipe)1/2 cup of warm watersilicone spatula (I like that it’s non stick, but you can use anything, really. Just don’t scratch up your pan.) What to do:Add sugar to the pan on 50% heat. 50% is low enough to control the process, but we will jump to the caramel stage…

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