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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Prawn and Sweet Potato Fritters – Banh Tom

Every now and again, I get an urge to deep fry something for dinner. Whenever this is the case, I have a few solid recipes I turn to. One of those recipes are these amazing prawn and sweet potato fritters we Vietnamese call banh tom (which translates to prawn cake). This little bad boy is […]

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Vietnamese Dipping Sauce – Nuoc Mam Cham

If for some crazy reason, you ever wanted to rid the world of Vietnamese food, you have to start by destroying every bottle of fish sauce! This is because fish sauce to Vietnamese food is like tomato sauce at a sausage sizzle.  You simply can’t have one without the other. Many traditional Vietnamese dishes require […]

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