Category Archives: Condiments – Nuoc cham

dipping sauce is an accompany but essential. A must have for the main dish taste great

sauté CHILI – OT SA TE

sauté CHILI – OT SA TE . This is the ultimate cooked chili for heat lovers. When you open the jar the aroma allures you to take a spoon (or less) for your Hue beef noodles soup (bun bo Hue). … Continue reading

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ANNATTO OIL – DAU MAU HAT DIEU DO

ANNATTO OIL – DAU MAU HAT DIEU DO Vietnamese people use a lot of annatto oil in cooking. It adds a reddish attractive finish and aroma. The Hue beef and pork noodles (bun bo Hue) soup does not look good … Continue reading

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CARROT AND RADISH PICKLES – CA ROT, CU CAI DO CHUA

CARROT AND RADISH PICKLES – CA ROT, CU CAI DO CHUA This is a can not ignore component for a famous Vietnamese sandwich, noodle salads and more. Ingredients: 4 small carrots 2 small radishes 1 sugar and vinegar recipe (see … Continue reading

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BEAN SPROUTS PICKLES – DUA GIA

SUGAR AND VINEGAR – DAM DUONG Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1½ cup vinegar 1 cup water 1teaspoon salt Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a pot. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 20-30’’ until the mixture thickens. … Continue reading

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Soy sauce dip – Nuoc cham tuong

Soy sauce dip – Nuoc cham tuong When my sister-in-law, Joyce, tasted this soy sauce I made, she remarked, “I do not know what is in there, but it is so delicious.” The same reaction was achieved with sister-in-law Kai-Yee: … Continue reading

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GARLIC OIL – DAU TOI

GARLIC OIL – DAU TOI This condiment is simple to make and is very handy. It elevates normal oil, like canola or vegetable oil, to the next level. If you fancy, feel free to use olive oil. When you have … Continue reading

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GARLIC CHIPS – Toi phi

GARLIC CHIPS – Toi phi This condiment is so simple but it adds fragrance and crispy texture to many dishes like fresh steam rice rolls (banh cuon), grilled pork, and crispy spring rolls noodles (bun thit nuong cha gio). I … Continue reading

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Sweet and sour dipping fish sauce- Nuoc mam chanh duong

Sweet and sour dipping fish sauce Nuoc mam chanh duong My sister Six makes the best dipping fish sauce in our family. Whenever we have a gathering or meals that call for this sauce, she is always requested to make … Continue reading

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Condiments: Salt, pepper and lime- muoi tieu chanh

Condiments are easy and simple to make. They do not need many ingredients like a main dish. They come in a small amounts and act like accompanying musical instruments to a larger orchestra. Although they have subordinate roles, in Vietnamese … Continue reading

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