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Follow These Steps For The Best Phở Experience

Every bowl of phở offers a multisensory experience. Aromatic spices perfume the savoury complex broth, while tender meat and soft noodle contrast with crunchy fresh herbs and vegetables. If you’re a newbie...

Not Pho Me Please – Vietnam’s 1001 Noodle Soups

Everybody knows phở, is the touchstone of Vietnamese cuisine for the uninitiated. But the country offers a myriad of other noodle soups, as diverse and complex as the plot of One Thousand and...

Are You Ready To Try A Fertilized Duck Egg?

Trứng vịt lộn are duck eggs that have been fertilized and incubated for 16 to 19 days. As a result, when you break one open, you’ll be likely...

Forget About Phở, Here Is a Vietnamese Dish That You Must Try Now!

The Origins Of Cơm Tấm (Vietnamese Broken Rice) Cơm tấm is made from gạo tấm (broken rice), with toppings such as grilled pork chop and steamed egg meatloaf served...

Culinary Frank: “There Are No Boundaries Between Cuisines”

You’re in bed at 10 PM, watching a knife mincing garlic and slicing pork while listening to the echo of the metallic blade hitting the wooden board. A moment later, the meat glistens...

Top 6 Types of Vietnamese Sticky Rice for Foodies on the Trip to Vietnam

The Origins of Xôi Xôi (sticky rice) is an umbrella term that encompasses all Vietnamese dishes with glutinous rice (or sticky rice) as the base. According to Professor Nguyễn...

Learning Vietnamese Culture Through Soundbites

So far this year, Hoàng Thùy Linh, Hòa Minzy and Chi Pu have released their latest songs, all of which adopted a historical setting in Vietnam. Chi Pu’s Cung Đàn Vỡ Đôi (Broken...

A Look into Vietnamese Restaurants in Ontario During COVID-19

In the near future, your neighbourhood's favourite Vietnamese restaurants may look different, with two-meter markers on the floor and hand sanitizer prominent on the table next to the condiment set. The dining room...

A Brief History of Phở

While most scholars agree on when phở first came about (in the early 20th century), its history remains debatable, due to the complex cultural interaction between Vietnam, China and France during the French...

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