Bun Rieu – Vietnamese Crab Noodle Soup

Bun Rieu is one of my favorite soups to make, because it is so simple and easy to whip up. I've made this on a weeknight before, but it's usually a weekend recipe since it does take a little bit of prep work. Getting all of the ingredients can be a challenge, and a bit on the pricey side - because the cost of getting real crab can be high. You MUST go to the Asian supermarket in order to make … [Read more...]

How to Cook Live Crab – Blue Crab Boil

Whenever I go to the ocean or the coast, I'm always craving crab. Usually, this means ordering crab legs. But crab legs, though delicious, aren't enough to satisfy my seafood craving. I need more - more than just the legs. The Vietnamese girl in me craves a good old-fashioned crab boil. I grew up eating boiled crab . When I was little, after my family had moved to the United States, … [Read more...]