Asian Food and Cookery

Asian Food and Cookery

 

Vietnam

Which is healthier: Chinese or Vietnamese food?

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I wanted to try this recipe. Isn’t hard? it doesn’t seems too hard to make, not at all (just wonder).
Anyway, Thank you so much! o.O Cam on!! lol 😛

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Oops, I meant species.

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I found this in a novel and here’s the exact passage:

“She was carrying a grease-stained brown bag from which she pulled one coffee and two goldfish cartons. Steamed rice and crab boh, she said.”

[The restaurant from where she bought the food is Vietnamese.]

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Where can I find good Vietnamese recipes or tips on how to cook Vietnamese food?

I walked into a Vietnamese Supermarket today and was mind-boggled at all the crazy foods that I either had no idea what it was or I did know what it was- but didn’t know was edible.

I’m not a fan of Americanized versions of these foods and was hoping to find some source that teaches how to use these unfamiliar ingrediants. I’d especially like to get some answers from someone who regularly shops at any of these Asian market type stores. I’d be fine with any other Oriental styles as well: Thai, Chinese, Korean, and maybe Japanese.

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I have a friend who has never really liked Asian food, extra sensitive to smells and what not. I figured I could get her to try some Vietnamese foods, but I’m not sure what to get her to try first. Any ideas?

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Vietnamese Food – An Introduction by Liz Canham

Vietnamese food is not terribly familiar to many of us but certainly, in Western Europe, Vietnamese restaurants are springing up and there is wider interest in cooking Vietnamese food at home.

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VietnamIntroduction

Looking for a quick lunch of soup, salad or a sandwich? Maybe you ought to think Vietnamese. Perhaps an exquisite vegetarian meal? Well, then, why not think Vietnamese? Or is tonight time for multiple dishes, contrasting flavors, varied textures and exotic ingredients? Once again, it’s a good time to think Vietnamese. Or perhaps something healthy and “lite?” Guess what: think Vietnamese.

While Vietnamese food has long been appreciated in France, the former colonial power, U.S. residents are only beginning to discover its many fine features. Vietnamese chefs like to refer to their cooking as “the nouvelle cuisine of Asia.” And indeed, with the heavy reliance on rice, wheat and legumes, abundance of fresh herbs and vegetables, minimal use of oil, and treatment of meat as a condiment rather than a main course, Vietnamese food has to be among the healthiest on the planet.… Continue reading

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