Archive | February, 2016

CHARGRILLED SALMON WITH GINGER, BLACK PEPPER AND FISH SAUCE RECIPE

CHARGRILLED SALMON WITH GINGER, BLACK PEPPER AND FISH SAUCE RECIPE VAN TRAN & ANH VU / RECIPES SEAFOOD On our first trip to the island of Phú Quôc, we headed south and stopped by a food stall on the beach. The stall belonged to a young woman, who served us the most delectable grilled fish, […]

PRAWN TAMARIND

PRAWN TAMARINDVAN TRAN & ANH VU / RECIPES SEAFOOD Simple, fast and a variation on the humble prawn curry, this meal is proof that a good sauce can turn a simple dish into something special.

RED CABBAGE AND BEANSPROUT SALAD

RED CABBAGE AND BEANSPROUT SALAD VAN TRAN & ANH VU / RECIPES VEGETABLE Red cabbage and beansprout salad with herbs recipe Quick and easy to make, this Vietnamese cabbage salad is excellent with stews and braised dishes.

SHAKING BEEF WITH BLACK PEPPER

SHAKING BEEF WITH BLACK PEPPER VAN TRAN & ANH VU / RECIPES Meat Cubed beef steak is a popular dish in Vietnam because it goes perfectly with a draught beer, which is why it often appears on the menu in Vietnam’s many watering holes….

Ha noi

A reflection of Old World charms with modern amenities, an array of restaurants to choose from and a poolside bar…

Sai gon

Elegantly designed evoking the nostalgia of Indochine with bright, sunny rooms in neutral colours…

SWEET AND SOUR RIBS WITH PINEAPPLE SAUCE

SWEET AND SOUR RIBS WITH PINEAPPLE SAUCE VAN TRAN & ANH VU / RECIPES Meat Sweet and sour is a classic pairing in Vietnam and more widely in Asia. Use a good, heat-retaining pan so you can get your ribs succulent and sticky. The lemon and apple juice add a mild acidity, which helps the […]

ROAST CHICKEN WITH HONEY, FISH SAUCE

ROAST CHICKEN WITH HONEY, FISH SAUCE VAN TRAN & ANH VU / RECIPES MEAT Chicken holds a special place in Vietnamese food culture. It’s often cooked on celebratory occasions. Before people sit down to eat, the chicken is offered to the spirits of the ancestors, and on New Year’s Eve we eat chicken to give […]

CARAMELISED BRAISED PORK BELLY RECIPE

CARAMELISED BRAISED PORK BELLY RECIPE VAN TRAN & ANH VU / RECIPES Meat Marinated in fish sauce and shallots, and coated with a golden caramel sauce, this Vietnamese pork belly is simmered until tender.