Food File: Bun Nuoc Leo

Pottering around the brilliantly-named Chess Board Market in Ho Chi Minh City, I discovered a new dish, bun nouc leo (bún nước lèo). Not knowing what lèo meant, my brain.

6 years ago

Food File: Bun Cha Ha Noi

Bun cha Hanoi (bún chả Hà Nội) is, if it’s not immediately obvious, a specialty from Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi. Luckily for me, bun cha is available all over Vietnam,.

6 years ago

Food File: Bun Moc

Bun moc (bún mọc) is one of the lesser-known Vietnamese noodle soups. And like a lot of lesser-known dishes, I had never even heard of it until Darling Man.

6 years ago

Quick Guide To Central Vietnamese Cuisine

Central Vietnamese cuisine is usually defined by Hue Imperial food and a few popular dishes from the pretty World Heritage-listed town of Hoi An. But there’s so much more.

6 years ago

Food File: Bot Chien (Vietnamese Carrot Cake)

Bot chien (or bột chiên with the appropriate tone markers) is usually translated as “fried flour” but it is more like Singapore’s carrot cake or Southern China’s turnip or.

6 years ago

Food File: Ca Ri Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Curry)

Vietnamese chicken curry (cà ri gà) is amazing for so many reasons apart from just the fabulous taste. As you’ve probably already worked out, I think Vietnamese cuisine the.

6 years ago

Food File: Bo Kho

Bò kho (Vietnamese beef stew) is a dish that even an avowed anti-beef-ite like me cannot stay away from. The dish is the local version of bœuf bourguignon, or.

6 years ago

Food File: Banh Xeo Quy Nhon

The first time I tried bánh xèo, about six years ago, I thought I’d been dudded. It was awful. Since then I have tried bánh xèo at several places.

6 years ago