Black Bean and Smashed Avocado Burritos

I’ve been in search of the perfect vegetarian recipe where someone who normally loves meat could eat it and not miss the meat at all. I wanted something that wasn’t just good “for a vegetarian meal”, but was good full stop. I came across this black bean and avocado taco recipe. It had what I was looking […]

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Spring Roll Noodle Bowls – Bun Cha Gio

One of the harsh realities one faces when leaving the family home is that food no longer magically appears on the dinner table. Some days when my will power is at absolute zero, like all good children I make the trip back home for dinner! However, I know nothing is ever free. My payment comes […]

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Vietnamese Chicken Soup with Glass Noodles – Mien Ga

Chicken soup with glass noodles is a Vietnamese dish that is guaranteed to comfort on any miserable day! There are times in Canberra that are so cold I believe the only ones roaming outside are the white walkers (Game of Thrones characters that are frozen and weird). On these days, I generally avoid leaving the […]

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Traditional Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls – Goi Cuon

Traditional Vietnamese Rice Paper Rolls with 3 Sauces

The first dinner party Steph and I ever hosted was a rice paper roll night! I remember Steph being very relaxed while I was the complete opposite. It was the first time we had ever done something like this, so I was naturally a train wreck. Rather than make the rolls ourselves, we chose to […]

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Vietnamese Beef and Watercress Salad – Bo Xao Sa Lat Soong

Vietnamese Beef and Watercress Salad

This Vietnamese beef and watercress salad is my all time favourite salad recipe. It has chunks of pan seared beef on a bed of crispy watercress and is dressed in a tangy Vietnamese nuoc mam sauce. It is a great way to to get more vegetables in your diet and is perfect for anyone looking […]

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Vietnamese Chicken Soup with Pasta – Sup Nui Ga

Vietnamese Chicken Pasta Soup

This Vietnamese chicken pasta soup was a favourite of mine growing up. It was the perfect dish to have whenever I felt under the weather because it was basically a bowl of pure comfort. The soup is made with a whole chicken that is layered with root vegetables to give an unbelievable depth of flavour. […]

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Slow Cooked Oxtail with Angel Hair Pasta

Ever since I was a child, I have loved oxtail. My mother used oxtail in her pho (Vietnamese beef noodle soup) to give the broth a richer flavour. She would ask us if we wanted oxtail in our bowls and my answer was always yes! There is a wonderful flavour from oxtail that you can’t get from […]

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