Archives for July 2012

Pho Ga – Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup

When you think of Vietnamese food, what comes to mind? Let me guess . . . is it Pho? The Japanese are known for their Sushi; the Koreans for Kim Chi; and the Vietnamese for Pho. Pho is considered the national dish of Vietnam. It’s a Vietnamese noodle soup that can be made from beef or chicken. In the United States, Pho Bo (the beef version of this famous dish) is more popular and more … [Read more...]

My Obsession with Vietnamese Cuisine

As you'll notice on my blog, I do quite a bit of Vietnamese cooking, and I share many of my favorite Vietnamese recipes. The reason? Simple. I am a purebred Vietnamese girl. I was born in a small village near the sea in South Vietnam, and came to the United States when I was in Elementary School. Growing up as first generation Vietnamese girl was difficult, acceptance hard to come by, but … [Read more...]