Food made with love in a Vietnamese mom's kitchen.

Month: July 2017

How to cook rice noodles (phở noodles)

How to cook rice noodles (phở noodles)

How to cook rice noodles…first off, there are two types of rice noodles.  You can buy the dry noodles or the “fresh” noodles.  I prefer the dry rice noodles made in Thailand.  The fresh noodles have preservatives in them.  After a while in the fridge, […]

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How to cook egg noodles

How to cook egg noodles

Here are instructions on how to cook egg noodles for dishes such as wonton noodle soup, or for the Egg/Rice Noodle Soup Nam Vang Style. Bring a medium sized pot of water to a boil. While waiting for the water to boil, remove one clump […]

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How to cook rice vermicelli noodles

How to cook rice vermicelli noodles

Rice vermicelli noodles are used in a lot of Vietnamese dishes.  They’re just as important as rice is to the culture.  There are many different brands and a few sizes of noodles.  The way to cook them is the same, but the timing is different, […]

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Salmon Fish Tacos

Salmon Fish Tacos

Salmon fish tacos are my daughter’s favorite home made fish tacos.  She is going to school in Phoenix and she can’t stop talking about all the awesome Mexican food that she could get down there.  Two of her favorite things to eat are fish tacos […]

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Nam Vang Noodle Soup (Mì/Hủ Tiếu Nam Vang)

Nam Vang Noodle Soup (Mì/Hủ Tiếu Nam Vang)

Nam Vang noodle soup is one of my favorite soup dishes.  Nam Vang is a Cambodian capital.  I suspect that the Vietnamese adopted a Cambodian version of the soup and made their own version.  You can use any type of noodles to eat with this […]

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Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nước Mắm Chắm)

Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nước Mắm Chắm)

The Vietnamese dipping sauce is made from fish sauce.  Fish sauce, is the sauce of life, in my opinion.  Fish sauce in its pure form is very pungent.  It has a strong fishy smell.  It is also very salty.  I highly recommend that you don’t […]

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