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VIETNAMESE MEATBALLS WITH TOMATO SAUCE – THIT HEO XIU-MAI

VIETNAMESE MEATBALLS WITH TOMATO SAUCE – THIT HEO XIU-MAI . This dish definitely originated from China, at least the name: shao mai or shumai, siumai – a pork dumpling is a type of Chinese dumplings served in dim sum. From … Continue reading

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CHASIU BARBECUE PORK – THIT HEO XA-XIU

CHASIU BARBECUE PORK – THIT HEO XA-XIU This is a Chinese (Cantonese) very famous barbecued pork dish. The name can be spelled differently: cha siew, cha su. When it came to Vietnam it became Xa Xiu. . Any time you … Continue reading

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BLACK PEPPER PORK – THIT KHO TIEU

BLACK PEPPER PORK – THIT KHO TIEU My mother is very fond of this dish. This was the food that she ate on a daily basis, especially after she delivered a new born. She actually did it 9 times. She … Continue reading

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VIETNAMESE PORK BOLOGNA – CHA LUA

VIETNAMESE PORK BOLOGNA – CHA LUA Cha lua is what the southerners of Vietnam call it. The northerners gave it different name: “gio lua.” By now, I hope all of you (including my husband) are not too dismayed by the … Continue reading

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BRAISED PORK AND EGGS IN COCONUT JUICE – THIT KHO TRUNG

BRAISED PORK AND EGGS IN COCONUT JUICE – THIT KHO TRUNG Ingredients: 500g/1 lb fresh pork ham or picnic or Boston butt, cleaned, washed and cut into 21/2 inches pieces 5 eggs 4 cups coco soda (coconut juice) 2 cloves … Continue reading

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