Vietnamese Recipes

Great Vietnamese Recipes From Vietnam

From Vietnam comes some of the best of Southeast Asia Cuisine. Vietnamese food an eclectic mixture of French, Chinese, and local Vietnamese cooking styles. The food and recipes from Vietnam are as diverse as the nation and the people that live there. Regional cuisines of Vietnam can be divided into three main areas Northern Vietnam, Central Vietnam, and Southern Vietnam. The food from the South part of Vietnam near Saigon is based on more Seafood and Fish. Some of the recipes from the North near Hanoi can include snake Venison, and Dog. The food and recipes in the Southern and Central Vietnam is much spicier than the food from up North Some of The Bald Chef’s best Vietnamese recipes from Vietnam include the following:

Ingredients Used In Vietnamese Recipes

Fish Sauce is used in many recipes, along with Rice Vermicelli and Rice paper Sheets are all used in many Vietnamese recipes. . Some of the more popular dishes in the Southern part of Vietnam include Pho the national dish of Vietnam, which is a great tasting soup. Bahn Mi ( Vietnamese Sandwich served on French bread) is also very popular for a quick lunch in Vietnam. In Vietnam there are many types of curry dishes such as chicken curry, beef curry, shrimp curry, that use a yellow curry powder, similar to the Indian curry. In Vietnam, curry is called ca ri, and the most common dish is a chicken stew, called ca ri ga. Caramel Catfish (Ca Kho To) is fresh catfish cooked with a caramel sauce. The Bald Chefs favorite lunch is Vietnamese Beef Stew Bo Kho. Bo kho’s is like a beef French stew with a great taste that comes from the use of lemongrass, ginger, star anise, cinnamon, onion, and garlic. The beef after of hours of cooking is severed over fresh egg noodles, basil, bean sprouts, and cilantro. Bo Kho Vietnamese beef stew is also served with French bread. Goi Cuon (Vietnamese Cold Spring Rolls) are a stand out appetizer from Vietnam, made from rice paper and filled with shrimp, pork, or many types of vegetables.

Most Popular Vietnamese Recipes

Here is a list of the most poular recipes found in most parts of Vietnam.

  • Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls Recipe Goi Cuon
  • Vietnamese Beef Pho Soup
  • Bean Sprouts and Crab meat Salad (Nom Gia)
  • Vietnamese Prawn Crackers (Banh Phong Tom)
  • Fried Spring Rolls (Cha Gio)
  • Vietnamese grilled lemon grass beef (bo nuong xa)
  • Bo Kho Vietnamese beef stew
  • Pho Ga Vietnamese chicken soup
  • Shaky Beef (Bo Luc Lac)
  • (Cari Ga) Chicken Curry
  • Chicken with Lemon Grass Ga Xao Sa

The recipes and food from Vietnam comes from a mixture of many cuisines from over the years. Vietnamese food is influenced by the Chinese, Thailand, and the French. Rice is a very big part of many of the recipes from Vietnam. I love the food from Vietnam and I find it the lightest recopies of Asia. Spending time in Vietnam a came to appreciate the complexity of this delicious cuisine. Glen Izett The Bald Chef will bring more recipes from Vietnam to your table.