Posts tagged eggs
Vietnamese Chayote and Dried Shrimp Omelette (Trung Chien Su Su Tom Kho)

When the fridge is running empty or I just don’t feel like cooking, it’s an omelette with all the fixings to the rescue. This is a quick recipe of a Vietnamese-style omelette with dried salted shrimp and chayote squash. Protein and vegetables … all in one pan.

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Vietnamese Caramelized and Braised Pork Belly with Eggs (Thit Kho Tau)

Vietnamese caramelized and braised pork belly with eggs, or Thit Kho Tau, is a traditional everyday Vietnamese dish. It consists of large chunks of pork belly and boiled eggs slowly braised in coconut juice. Thit Kho Tau is typically eaten with rice and pickled bean sprouts (Dua Gia) to cut through the fat.

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Vietnamese Meatloaf (Mam Chung)

Mắm Chưng, in short, is the Vietnamese meatloaf. It is a steamed or baked Vietnamese dish made of ground pork, chicken and/or crab, mixed with wood ear mushrooms, thin vermicelli noodles, eggs and the mighty Vietnamese ingredient, fermented fish. It is a salty dish to be eaten with steamed white rice and fresh slices of cucumber.

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Vietnamese Bitter Melon and Eggs (Khổ Qua Xào Trứng)

There are two popular Vietnamese dishes that utilizes bitter melon. One is a simple stir fry with eggs (Khổ Qua Xào Trứng). The other is stuffed bitter melon soup (Canh Khổ Qua or Khổ Qua Nhồi Thịt). Here is a recipe for the former.

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Vietnamese Jicama and Carrot Spring Rolls (Goi Cuon Bo Bia)

Vietnamese Jicama and Carrot Springs Rolls, or Goi Cuon Bo Bia, is a refreshing and healthy traditional Vietnamese appetizer and snack. It is rice paper wrapped around julienned jicamas and carrots, Chinese sausages, dried shrimp, ribbons of fried eggs and Thai basil.

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Fertilized Duck Eggs (Hot Vit Lon)

These eggs are known as Hot Vit Lon to the Vietnamese and Balut to the Filipinos. You don't bring these bad boys home to hatch. You boil these babies up and eat them like hard-boiled eggs, but with something very different inside. They are delicious and freaky at the same time.

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Vietnamese Egg Coffee (Ca Phe Trung)

Have you ever had egg in your coffee? That's just insane ... or ingenious? If you are having coffee in the morning, why not slurp down breakfast as well? Vietnamese Egg coffee, or Ca Phe Trung or Cafe Trung, is a Northern Vietnamese drink.

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