Wonderful Green Curry to Make You Feel Blissful

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Today we feature Thailand’s most popular meal, or so it seems, given it is almost certainly on every Thai restaurant menu. Green curry with chicken is the quintessential Thai dish. Slightly sweet, coconut milk and coconut cream blends brilliantly with our own Thai green curry paste as the base. It is just a matter of adding some sliced chicken, vegetables, a few other odds and ends and you are there! Vegetarian? No problem, just omit the chicken and use mushrooms, tofu … Read More

Mai Chau Confessions and Blissful Beef Noodle Pho

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The idyllic Mai Chau Valley. Standing here is like being in the middle of a postcard of rice fields. A slightly cooler part of the country, it is the perfect location to enjoy beef noodle soup  or pho bo as it is called in Vietnamese), the national dish of Vietnam. Fabulous, Asian-style beef stock, chock full of rice noodles, herbs and pickles, this dish is a meal in itself. Read on about our surprising village visit that ended up being … Read More

Cooking Schools in Hoi An and a Recipe for Easy, Fresh Spring Rolls

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A trip through Hoi An  the prettiest part of Vietnam and the acknowledged food capital of the country inspired these fresh spring rolls, wrapped in rice paper. In this post we review 2 great cooking schools in Hoi An as well as the recipe for these healthy and tasty, fresh spring rolls. We detailed some of the activities you can undertake in world-heritage listed Hoi An, but for me at least, the highlight of this town was the food. And … Read More

Quick Easy Mekong Inspired Omelette with Peanut Sauce

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Looking for an authentic, Vietnamese omelette recipe? Be inspired by the food and customs of the Mekong Delta and make this healthy, “full of crunch” omelette. Our travels in the Mekong delta, the food bowl of southern Vietnam, revealed an inspiring people, full of industry and a wide diversity of foods. An area just waiting to be explored. And resulted in this recipe of a Mekong inspired omelette with peanut sauce Our introductory post to Vietnam details a short, modern … Read More

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