HOME      CONTACT      KATE'S GLOBAL KITCHEN      COOKBOOK PROFILES      GLOBAL DESTINATIONS      I LOVE DESSERTS      SHOPPING      SEARCH


the appetizer:

Vietnamese cuisine is divided into three regions: North, heavily influenced by China; South, more influenced by the French; and Central, spicier and more complex than cooking in the northern or southern regions of Vietnam. A typical meal might include roasted meat or fish, stir-fry vegetables, rice, soup, and fish and soy sauces.

Destinations Rice paddy  

Vietnam

Menu Guide

Pho bo Hanoi (Hanoi soup): a substantial beef and rice-noodle soup.

Bun bo Hue (beef noodle soup Hue-style): a substantial, meaty, meal-in-one noodle soup flavored with shrimp paste and a little chile heat.

Hu tieu (Saigon soup): noodles with chicken and/or pork and vegetables, either bathed in broth or served with broth on the side in a separate bowl.

Pho ga (Hanoi chicken soup) and mien ga (chicken soup with cellophane noodles): are comforting and sustaining meals-in-one.

Bo vien (beef balls): small, slightly chewy beef meatballs served floating in a clear aromatic broth, sometimes with added rice noodles and fresh herbs.

Nem nuong (grilled meatballs): small pork meatballs, lightly spiced and grilled.

Cha gio (fried spring rolls): rice papers wrapped around finely chopped pork, assorted vegetables, and cellophane noodles, then deep fried; served with fresh greens and dipping sauce.

Excerpt from the original Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos Handbook by Naomi Duguid and Jeffrey Alford. Reprinted by permission.

Vietnam

Vietnamese Recipes

Cookbook Profiles with Recipes

from Kate's Global Kitchen:

Back to the main Vietnam page

Vietnam on Wikipedia

More country Destinations

 

This page modified January 2007


FoodWine
The FoodWine
Main Page

 

Halloween

   Clip to Evernote

Bookmark and Share

 

Twitter: @KateHeyhoe

 
Search this site:

Advanced Search
Recent Searches

 

Departments

Kate's Global Kitchen
Kate's Books
Cookbook Profiles
Global Destinations
Holiday & Party Recipes
I Love Desserts
On Wine
Shopping

Caffeine and You Caffeine and You
cooking kids Cooking with Kids

Archives
Conversions, Charts
   & Substitutions
Search

About the
Global Gourmet®
   Contact Info
   Advertising
   Feedback
   Privacy Statement

 
 
 
.

Copyright © 1994-2017,
Forkmedia LLC

 

 

cat toysCatnip Toys