Beef in Betel Leaf – Bò Lá Lốt

    Grilled Beef in Betel Leaf Bò Nướng Lá Lốt Everyone in Australia loves having a barbeque. Its our national favorite past time. We call it a barbie here in Australia cause we like to shorten all our words. We are just a laid back sort of people down under. So as every good […]

Vietnamese Crispy Pork Spring Rolls Chả giò

Saba’s Crispy Springers!     In Australia we call these little bad boys Spring rolls.  I know in other parts of the world you may call them Egg rolls.  In Vietnam they are called  Chả giò. But I call them Springers. Either way, call them what you must. One thing I’m certain we can all […]

Spring Onion Oil Mỡ Hành

    SPRING ONION OIL  Mỡ Hành     Where I live we call these spring onions. In other parts of the country and world you might call them scallions, green onion, shallots or something else. In Vietnam they are know as Hành lá.  They are a staple of Asian cooking. They have a great oniony […]

Cheats Recipe Vietnamese Meatballs Xíu Mại Chén

  Vietnamese Meatballs Xíu Mại   When ever I think of comfort food, one dish always springs to mind. Vietnamese Meatballs or xíu mại as its know in Vietnam. Every Vietnamese family has there own version of it. In essence its a pork meat ball with a tomato sauce. Growing up my mum would make her […]

Vietnamese Street Pizza Bánh Tráng Nướng

Vietnamese Street Pizza Bánh Tráng Nướng   I’m a big fan of street food, especially Asian street food. So much so that around three or four times a year I fly over 6000km just to get my fix.  There is something about the sounds and smells that I just love. Sitting on the side of […]

Vietnamese Sate Chilli Oil

  Sa tế   So in my last post I made annatto oil. The reason I made the annatto oil was that I wanted to use it in this sate recipe.  I want to make this sate cause I will be using in a Spicy Beef Noodle soup recipe. Bún bò Huế or BBH for short. […]

Saba Eats Malacca City – Chicken Rice Ball

Malaysia   Saba Eats Malacca City Chicken Rice Ball So tis was the morning after my Satay Celup feast.  I woke up excited about what other food this great little city had to offer.   We had decided we where going to try the famous Chop Chung Wah Hainanese Chicken Rice Ball. I had been […]