mardi 15 mars 2011

Bun Bo Hue

Nguyen lieu
Bap bo
Gio heo
Xuong doi bo
Xuong heo va bo de ham nuoc dung

Gia vi
Xa tuoi: 1 bo khoang 6 nhanh
Muoi: 1 thia canh
Nuoc mam: 2 thia canh
Tieu bot: 2 thia canh
Duong: 2 thia canh
Ot bot kho: 2 thia canh

Dat noi nuoc lanh len bep dun nuoc soi roi cho bap bo, gio heo, xuong heo va xuong duoi bo vao ham. Vot bot cho nuoc dung khong bi duc.

Ot xao lam mau cho nuoc dung
1 cu hanh tay
Vai nhanh toi
1 thia canh ot bot kho
1 thia canh ot bot paprika

Xao hanh va toi trong dau nong cho thom, sau do bo ot vao xao cho ra mau.

Cho ot xao, xa tuoi va gia vi vao noi nuoc dung va ham cho thit mem.

Ot bot xao xa (de cho them vao to bun bo Hue truoc khi an):

Hanh tay
Xa tuoi, chi lay phan mem, bam nho
Ot bot kho

Xao toi, hanh va xa cho thom sau do cho bot ot kho va paprika vao xao cho ra mau. De ra chen nho ben canh. Ot xao xa nay se dung de tang mui thom cho bat bun bo Hue.

mardi 1 février 2011

Thit luoc ngam nuoc mam dam - Meat picked

Beef or pork (leg, belly)
Anise star
Fish sauce

This dish is prepared in two phases: cook the meat first and marinate it in the sauce for few days.

Cook the meat in the cold water with: anise star, cloves, ginger, onion, salt, pepper. Once the meat is cooked, cool it down with cold water then slide it.

Sauce for marinade: Put the sugar, vineger, sugar, ginger in a small saucepan with water, bring it to the boil. Add fish sauce and garlic. Allowing it to cool.

Put the slided meat in a glass jar and pour the sauce to cover. Keep the jar in the fridge at least one day before to consume.

Serve as appertizer or use it to roll with rice noodle, salad, coriander leaves, cucumber in the rice paper wrap to make a main course.

jeudi 12 août 2010

Cua xao chua ngot- Sweet and sour crabs

Sweet and sour crabs

- Crabs
- Onion
- Tomatoes
- Garlic
- Fresh ginger
- Tamarind concentrate
- Sugar
- Soy sauce
- Fresh cilantro

Heat vegetable oil. Fry crabs until they turn brown (5 min). Take them out and discard harf of oil. Add chopped onion and garlic, wait until the onion become soft. Add chopped fresh tomato, ginger, tamarind and sugar. Seasone with soy sauce.
Add crabs and cook 10 more minutes.
Sparkling with pepper and fresh cilantro.

Beef in holy trinity of italian cooking

Beef in holy trinity of italian cooking with mashed potatoes and gremolata

I love the meat slowly braised, especially in red wine, garlic and bay leaves.

- Beef
- Celery
- Carrot
- Tomatoes
- Red wine
- Onion
- Garlic
- Bay leaves
- Thym

The finest part of a dish is the fresh herb add at the end. For this dish, I used the gremolata.

Gremolata is a chopped herb made of garlic, italian parsley and lemon zest.

dimanche 7 septembre 2008

Goi bo - beef salad

Beef salad

Serve with rice, it can be a main coures because it's very complet: protein, vegetable and carbon hydrate (rice).


- A piece of tender beef: fried it on a pan and slice it thinly like on the picture.

For the dressing: Blend them together.
- Lemongrass
- Ginger
- Garlic
- Shrimp sauce (one tea spoon only, because its taste is very strong)
- Fish sauce. Don't use salt because shimp sause and fish sauce are alreadly salted.
- Sugar
- Lime
- Olive oil
- Ground fried rice (make it yoursefl, very easy: fried rice on a pan and ground it with the pepper mill). Add it just before serving.

For the salad: Cut them in 1cm/3cm
- Iceberg
- Corandier leaves
- Scallion
- Red onion
- Cucumber (optional)

Bun vit

Rice noodles in duck broth


For the broth:
- fresh young duck
- bamboo shoot tips
- onoin (grill the whole onoin in direct contact of a flame such as that of a gas burner, the onoin will develope a different flavor)
- ginger
- clovers, cinnamon, star anise, coriander seeds, pepper.
- salt

- coriander leaves, scallion: add its on the top of the bol

For the sauce that use for the duck meat, you can add it directly on the bol:
- lime
- ginger
- garlic
- sugar
- fish sauce

vendredi 15 août 2008

Bun xao

Wok of vermicelli and vegetables.

You can add meat (pork, beef, chicken) in this dishes. Vegetables can be every kind!
Vermicelli will cook in hot water and vegetables will cook in wok separatly.
Mix them together once they are cooked.
Add peanuts and fresh herbs at the end.

- Rice noodle
- Vegetables
- Sesames oil and seeds
- Onion
- Garlic
- Soy sauce
- Peanuts
- Pepper, not salt because soy sauce is salted.
- Fresh herbs