Sticky Char Siu in the Air Fryer (Chinese BBQ Pork)

Glossy red char siu pork left whole and cut into small chunks on a white plate.

This char siu in the air fryer will taste just as good as the char siu you are used to getting from your Chinese takeaway. Char siu is pork that has been marinated in a sweet and salty sauce, which is then basted with a sticky glaze before being cooked to perfection. Char siu is […]

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Quick Rice Noodle Salad with Vietnamese Ham

A plate of rice noodles with green vegetables, Vietnamese ham and golden fried onions.

This quick rice noodle salad with Vietnamese ham (banh uot cha lua) is an absolute gem of a recipe that is not too widely known. It is made with large flat rice noodles, loaded up with fresh herbs and vegetables and dressed with a tangy Vietnamese dipping sauce (nuoc mam cham). It requires zero cooking, […]

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The Best Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Mam Cham)

A glass bowl of Vietnamese dipping sauce with finely chopped garlic, lime pulp and red chillies.

Vietnamese dipping sauce or nuoc mam cham is the lifeblood of many traditional Vietnamese dishes. This sauce is predominantly made with sugar, fish sauce and lime juice which gives it the classic south east Asian flavour combination of sweet, salty and sour. Making Vietnamese Dipping Sauce (Nuoc Mam Cham) Today, I will be showing you […]

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Easy Vietnamese Chicken Curry (Ca Ri Ga)

Two medium bowls of Vietnamese chicken curry, garnished with coriander and served with a plate of crusty bread.

This Vietnamese Chicken Curry is a fragrant and delicious home-style dish. It can be made with just about any cut of chicken and is loaded with healthy root vegetables. The curry is flavoured with classic south-east Asian ingredients like kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, zesty lime juice and fresh coriander. A very easy recipe that will […]

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Vietnamese Lemongrass Pork Chops in Air Fryer

Three cooked Vietnamese lemongrass pork chops garnished with spring onions on a white plate.

These juicy and tender Vietnamese lemongrass pork chops are probably the one thing you are missing in your life. The chops are marinated in a fresh and punchy sauce made with lemongrass, fish sauce, soy sauce and garlic. They are then air fried and served on a nice bed of hot jasmine rice. This recipe […]

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Vietnamese Chicken Pho (Pho Ga)

A top down view of a bowl of chicken pho with chopsticks and a soup spoon.

The smell and taste of Vietnamese chicken pho is something that needs to be experienced. It is made with an aromatic broth enriched with chicken, root vegetables and spices. Bowls of steaming hot pho are filled fresh rice noodles and tender chicken pieces, topped with fresh herbs and served with hoisin sauce, chilli sauce and […]

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