Vietnamese Pickled Garlic Chives & Bean Shoots

Now you all know I’m a huge fan of anything pickled. The zesty zing they add to a dish can change a boring meal into something special. In this recipe we are going to make pickled garlic chive and bean shoots. It’s super easy to make and will be ready to eat in just about […]

HOW A CRYING TIGER BECAME A HAPPY DUCK

I’m not going to share the recipe for this dish today as I will share it with you on a later post. Sorry guys. However I will show you how to make the sauce as we will need for an upcoming post. What I really wanted to do today was share with you a story, a very true story. […]

How to make chilli flakes from scratch

Any one who follows my blog will know I’m a big chilli lover. It’s in just about everything I eat. I even have it on my eggs at breakfast time! It doesn’t have to be super hot, but I need to know its there. So with the amount of chilli I eat I always need to have […]

Vietnamese Pickled Carrot and Daikon, đồ chua

đồ chua Vietnamese Pickled Carrot and Daikon I love anything pickled, the zesty zing they add to a dish can change a boring meal into something special. In this recipe we are going to make pickled carrot and daikon. Or đồ chua as its now in Vietnamese. These pickles are best known for being used […]

Nước chấm. Vietnamese dipping sauce

Nước cham You know that saying that goes like this. “we eat with our eyes first” Well this was the dish that taught me that. I remember when I was young and I was helping my mother to make up some nuoc cham, she asked me to chop up the garlic, so I went at […]